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Gong for top silk in January 26 honours

The barrister representing Workpac in its crucial Rossato case in the High Court has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours.

CPI on rise; New JIR editors sought; & more

CPI rises to 0.9% annually as virus effects unwind; IR journal seeking new editors; and "Stop the bus": CFMMEU, ETU push crossbenchers to reject Bill.

"Overly assertive" Cleanaway CEO walks the plank

In further evidence of shifting workplace standards, the chief executive of ASX-listed Cleanaway Waste has resigned after last year volunteering to forgo $2 million in performance-linked shares following complaints about his "overly assertive behaviour".

US organised labour back in play under "union man" Biden

New US President Joe Biden has come to office on a "pro-union" platform pledging to increase the national minimum wage to $US15 an hour and push through laws making it easier for workers to organise and bargain collectively.

Give tribunal stronger arbitration powers: Giudice

The former head of the federal workplace tribunal has called for a “cautious expansion” of the Fair Work Commission’s arbitration powers and the reinstatement of judicial status for senior members.

Sacked organiser might still seek to oust O'Connor

A sacked CFMMEU manufacturing division organiser who claims former national and current divisional secretary Michael O'Connor ousted him for secretly planning to run against him as divisional branch secretary could still run against him in delayed union elections.



Maurice Blackburn alumnus to succeed ASU's White

The successor to the ASU's long-time leader in the aviation industry, Linda White, is looking towards innovation in campaigning as unions look to save airline jobs and to protect equal pay funding in the community sector.

Victoria starts consultations on gig economy proposals

Victoria's Andrews Labor Government has opened public consultations into the recommendations of the landmark inquiry into the gig economy workforce, while it has also appointed its first public sector gender equality commissioner.