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Queensland Nickel workers owed $74 million

The administrators of Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd have recommended the company be put into liquidation next week, opening the way for hundreds of sacked workers to be paid under the Federal Government's Fair Entitlements Guarantee.

Not bankable: Appeal court slashes chief executive's $3m payout

An appeal court has reduced the $3m severance and bonus payout awarded to an investment bank chief executive dislodged after a global takeover, while it has granted the bank's head of global markets an exit payment of almost $400,000.



AWU calls for ASIC probe to uncover QN entitlements liability

The AWU is calling for the corporate regulator to investigate whether Queensland Nickel breached corporations laws and whether owner Clive Palmer is acting as a "shadow director", as part of the union's push to secure members' outstanding entitlements.

No transmission of business - no dice on sick leave

Two employees have failed to win back more than 2,000 hours in sick leave credits they lost when their employment moved from a publicly owned corporation to a private entity after the NSWIRC found there was no transfer of employment.



AMWU officials challenge plan to make them redundant

The AMWU has responded to the continued loss of Australian manufacturing jobs and falling union membership by making 11 officials redundant in Victoria and NSW over recent months.