The SA branch of the Independent Education Union has lodged an application for bargaining orders against Catholic school employers after a stoush over a union update to members prompted them to withdraw from negotiations for a new agreement covering about 6000 teachers and support workers in 193 schools.
Washery employees at two of Peabody Energy's Bowen Basin coal mines will experience a "small but significant reduction in their overall remuneration" after an FWC full bench upheld the mining giant's application to terminate its agreement.
The FWO has secured its largest back-payment, after making an enforceable undertaking with a Victorian-based mining services company that requires it to reimburse $2 million to 205 underpaid workers and provide IR training to all managers with HR and payroll responsibilities.
The FSU says the banking sector's days of tying employees' pay to sales is "coming to an end", as it presents a newly-endorsed claim to the National Australia Bank and the Australian Bankers' Association reviews sales incentives.
Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is ending the Fels Panel's oversight of its process for rectifying systematic underpayments to franchisee employees and moving the task to what it says is an independent internal unit.
Farewell sitting for WA tribunal's chief commissioner; Tribunal to live-stream final minimum wage consultations; Small Business Ombudsman to weigh "lasting impact" of road safety remuneration order; and FWC backs dismissal of bulldozer operator over safety breaches.
IR barristers appointed to Federal Circuit Court; FWC member retires after almost 15 years; Wage rises lower in industries hit by resources downturn, says RBA; New FAAA leadership seeking to secure role in new Qantas aircraft; Agreement delivers wage justice for nurses, says Victorian Government; and Supermarket self-service hindering employment growth, says report.