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Bill seeks to curb rorting of FEG scheme

The Morrison Government has introduced legislation to crack down on "sharp corporate practices" such as phoenix companies and asset-shifting by employers that are seeking to avoid paying employee entitlements.

Casual leave fears to lead Canberra IR agenda

IR Minister Kelly O'Dwyer will investigate employer concerns that a Federal Court decision opens the way for casual employees to make back-pay claims for billions of dollars of annual leave.



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".