Westpac and the FSU have reached an in-principle agreement on a new agreement covering about 30,000 employees across Westpac and its subsidiary banks that will for the first time remove the link between performance targets and fixed pay increases for all staff earning less than $75,000 per annum.
The Federal Circuit Court has questioned why the FWBC chose not to prosecute the director of a phoenixed bricklaying company that failed to pay correct pay and entitlements to several "daily hire" workers.
The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal has today handed down its first major ruling on payments, which proposes to set minimum pay rates for truck drivers distributing goods for the major retail chains and in long distance work.
The oil and gas giant Chevron is braced for legally protected strikes at its $US54 billion Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia as construction workers seek "family friendly" fly-in, fly-out rosters.
The FWC has granted the ANZ Bank access to a document detailing how many members the FSU has in each classification of its enterprise agreement, with the bank now expected to seek to remove higher classifications from agreement and award coverage.
Up to 10,000 Telstra employees who were previously ineligible to vote are about to have their say on an enterprise agreement offer that includes, as well as guaranteed rises, a 3% annual increase to be placed into a "pay pool" and distributed by managers according to individual performance.