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FWC rejects CFMEU bid for bargaining orders at Loy Yang

A failed CFMEU bid for good faith bargaining orders against AGL Loy Yang has highlighted the robust "hard positional bargaining" at the company's power station and brown coal mine that has been complicated by a four-union single bargaining unit belatedly sharing the process with six newly-elected employee representatives.

Tribunal's Ross dragged into CFA dispute

Fair Work Commission President Iain Ross has been dragged into Victoria's firefighters' dispute, after state parliament heard he gave assurances about the proposed agreement for the Country Fire Authority.

Victoria seeks circuit-breaker for CFA dispute

The Andrews Labor Government has brought in Victoria's Emergency Management Commissioner to help broker a peace deal in the standoff between paid and volunteer firefighters, which has spilled over into the federal election campaign.

CFA wary of FWC bid to end bargaining stand-off

Victoria's Country Fire Authority has "serious concerns" about a Fair Work Commission "final recommendation" that seeks to break a bargaining deadlock that threatens to become a political crisis for the Andrews Labor Government.


Catholic employers and union re-commit to FWC's New Approaches program

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission and the IEU have agreed to continue negotiations for teaching and support staff agreements via the FWC's New Approaches interest-based dispute resolution process, after the employers last month withdrew from the process on the basis that it was "another delaying tactic".

Defence workers vote down agreement for second time

Department of Defence civilian employees have again rejected a proposed enterprise agreement, with almost 55% voting down an offer that included a 6% pay rise over three years.

Labor pledges to resolve public sector bargaining "mess"

The Opposition has hinted that a Shorten Labor Government would axe the Coalition Government's public sector bargaining policy and the 2% wage cap, while 30,000 Victorian public sector employees are set to receive a backdated pay rise after voting up a new agreement.

Patrick issues new lockout warning to MUA

Stevedore Patrick says it will put its "final offer" direct to workers at its four container terminals, while warning that an employee lockout is possible if the bargaining deadlock continues.