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Industrial strife imminent at container ports

Protected industrial action will start at DP World's four container terminals on Friday in the form of work bans, followed by rolling stoppages in individual ports from next week.

Bench upholds extending notice to five days

An FWC full bench has upheld a decision requiring the CFMMEU to give DP World extra notice of industrial action at container terminals in Brisbane, Fremantle, Sydney and Melbourne, despite the union's protestations that it placed too much emphasis on the effect upon third parties.


Planned court security action "perilous"

The FWC has ordered Broadspectrum's WA court security and transport officers to suspend protected action, finding that banning overtime and ditching uniforms posed a risk to the public, court and hospital staff and the prisoners themselves.

RBA locks out note printers chasing more money

The AMWU says a decision by the RBA's money printing arm, Note Printing Australia, to lock out workers in response to a planned one-hour stopwork leaves members free to employ an element of surprise in future actions in support of a new deal.

Commissioner wrong in assuming tribunal "predisposition": Bench

An order requiring the NTEU to give a university more than the statutory three days' notice of protected industrial action has been quashed by an FWC full bench that found a tribunal member wrongly presupposed that any such action would be suspended by the Commission if it interfered with student exams or graduation.

Catholic schools strike averted as new deal embeds arbitration rights

The IEU is recommending NSW and ACT Catholic school teachers and support workers vote "yes" to a revised deal breaking an extended deadlock over guaranteed access to FWC arbitration, while employers have committed to making a second back-payment to the start of the year.

Better offer today could avert aviation bans: Unions

Pilots at budget airline Tigerair have warned that planned industrial action from Friday to Sunday could cause flight delays and cancellations, but unions say it could be back off the table by 5pm today if the employer improves its pay offer and budges on rostering, leave and parking costs.

Notification glitch stymies industrial action

The FWC has ordered the ANMF and United Voice to call off planned industrial action at a patient transport provider, finding their failure to provide greater clarity when notifying the action than they did when applying for the ballot left the employer unable to respond or prepare.

Unions threaten to shut down RBA cash pipeline

Printing, counting and logistics workers at the RBA's money printing arm, Note Printing Australia, are about to vote on whether to strike indefinitely, conduct unlimited stopworks and ban communication tasks in a bid to win a 4% annual pay rise, with their unions pointing to a package awarded to the bank's directly-engaged employees.