As COVID-19 amplifies pressure for workers to have greater rights to "disconnect" outside of working hours, the Irish Government has asked its Workplace Relations Commission to develop a code of practice to promote the practice.
McDonald's, the sole corporation to make a submission to the Omnibus Bill inquiry, is calling for substantial amendments to casual conversion provisions and the BOOT, indicating the legislation's changes to the latter are insufficient to renew its interest in enterprise bargaining.
Omnibus IR Bill inquiry to report in March; New inquiry into insecure employment; Submissions due in February for APS capability inquiry; Inquiry considering axing retired judges' pensions for past misconduct; and VACC seeking name change.
The Berejiklian Government needs to pressure its federal counterpart over gig economy minimum wages and conditions and regulate the use of workplace surveillance and data, according to a Unions NSW submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the future of work.
Former HSU national secretary Kathy Jackson faces a pre-sentencing hearing on November 17 after this week pleading guilty in the Victorian County Court to two charges of obtaining a financial advantage of deception.