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Lobbying intensifies over "integrity" Bill aimed at unions

Employers and unions have stepped up their lobbying of key Senate crossbenchers as the Morrison Government seeks to revive support for legislation that would make it easier to deregister unions for regularly breaching workplace and civil laws.


Industry super Bill stalls as Hayne's gaze comes to REST

The Coalition government bid to force industry superannuation funds to have one-third independent directors appears to have stalled in the wake of damning evidence about retail funds at the Hayne Royal Commission.

IR back at top table as O'Dwyer handed Cabinet role

Industrial relations has been restored to the Cabinet following Prime Minister Scott Morrison's appointment of Kelly O'Dwyer to the revamped portfolio of Jobs, IR and Women.


Put harassment regulation on same footing as OHS laws: Expert

A leading workplace academic has called on legislators to consider a UK parliamentary inquiry's recommendation to impose a legal obligation to protect workers from sexual harassment, with breaches resulting in "substantial financial penalties".

Introduce laws to restore penalty rates: Inquiry

A Victorian parliamentary inquiry has called for a legislated roll-back of cuts to penalty rates in the retail, hospitality and pharmacy industries, rather than a process of take-home pay orders issued by the Fair Work Commission.


Superannuation laggards offered amnesty

The Turnbull Government has introduced legislation granting employers a one-off, 12-month amnesty for historical underpayment of the superannuation guarantee.

Budget 2018: APSC to develop workforce strategy; review cost revealed

The Turnbull Government has commissioned the APSC to develop "a whole-of-government workforce strategy to drive modern workforce practices, inform future capability requirements and help prepare public sector employees for the future", according to Budget papers.