Murdoch University and the NTEU are at loggerheads over the content of a protected action ballot application and the union's refusal to withdraw enterprise bargaining campaign videos and materials, despite the employer's threats of legal action.
The CPSU has until 4pm today to file material on whether the FWC has the power to make good faith bargaining orders against Employment Minister Michaelia Cash, as it prepares for a mass public service strike next week.
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation says it has locked in an additional 1% annual hike on top of the South Australian government's proposed 1.5% public sector pay cap, amid concerns about the creation of a "two-tiered" public service.
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.
Patrick Stevedores is asking the Fair Work Commission to end its year-long bargaining deadlock with the MUA at its four major container terminals, arguing the union has been stalling since mid-April on the company's "final offer".