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Threshold issue holding up DIBP workplace determination

An FWC full bench has vacated hearings for a workplace determination covering Department of Immigration and Border Protection workers as it tackles thorny threshold questions around whether evidence such as budget papers and annual reports is protected by parliamentary privilege.

Lockout over as workers vote up rejected deal

Workers at a Victorian timber mill have voted up an enterprise agreement they turned down last month, ending a bitter 10-week lockout the Victorian Government had been seeking to terminate.

FWC to hear lockout suspension application next week

The Fair Work Commission will next week hear the Andrews Government's bid to suspend a two-month lockout of about 200 workers by Carter Holt Harvey Wood Products in central Victoria.

FWC brokers potential deal at Sydney Water

Early adopters Sydney Water and the ASU are again making use of the FWC's New Approaches program in negotiations for a new three-year agreement, providing workers with detailed proposals for conditions and pay rises after four days early this month of "interest-based" assisted talks.

CPSU walkouts at DHS to begin next week

The CPSU is ramping-up its campaign to break a bargaining deadlock at the Department of Human Services, with rolling stoppages set to start next week, but the department anticipates the effect of the union's action will be "minimal".

Schools' rollover deal an "honorable draw": Union

The SA branch of the IEU and employers have conceded defeat after almost two years of bitter negotiations for a new deal covering the state's Catholic schools, with both withdrawing their claims and settling on backdated pay rises aligned with those in government schools.

Extended undertaking saves agreement termination for Loy Yang

An FWC full bench has refused to overturn the termination of the agreement for the Loy Yang power station and coal mine, after it accepted that the company's commitment to extend employment protections to three years compensated for an error in the initial tribunal ruling.