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Xenophon will not support Government "sympathy strike" Bill

The Coalition's legislation that would raise maximum fines from $750.000 to $10 million for secondary boycotts is no certainty to become law after Nick Xenophon Team senators joined the Greens and Labor to declare it would not support it.

Unions question claims on merger public interest test

The ACTU has taken aim at the proposed public interest test for union amalgamations, saying there is no basis for the Turnbull Government's claim that it is the equivalent of the competition test for corporate mergers.


FWC approves "super-union" ballot

MUA and TCFU members will vote on their unions' merger with the CFMEU in a ballot that will close in late November, after a ruling by the FWC today.

Negotiations well underway on code-friendly deals

A group of major builders is well advanced in negotiations with the CFMEU on variations to enterprise agreements to enable them to comply with the Turnbull Government's national construction code.





Target date for gender pay equity skewered

A Senate Committee's call for a target date for full gender pay equity has been seized upon by the union pursuing a four-year long equal-remuneration case before the FWC, but found little support from business or Government members on the Labor-dominated committee.