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Employsure engaged in misleading and unconscionable conduct: ACCC

The Federal Court will next month convene a hearing for an ACCC prosecution of employment advice provider Employsure for allegedly misleading small business operators into believing it was the FWO or the FWC or was connected to them.

Media union calls on ACCC to block Fairfax takeover

The MEAA has called for the ACCC to block the proposed merger of the Nine Network with Fairfax Media on public interest grounds, while demanding the retention of employees' terms and conditions as the new entity seeks $50 million in savings.

ACCC unit investigating IR conduct in construction

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has quietly established a special unit that has multiple investigations afoot in the commercial construction industry.

ETU asks APSC's Lloyd to rein-in ACCC chief

The ETU has referred ACCC chair Rod Sims to the public service watchdog, claiming he breached his duty to remain impartial when he publicly backed former WA premier Colin Barnett's plans to privatise the state's electricity supplier in the lead-up to this month's election.



CFMEU offices raided by ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission yesterday raided the offices of the ACT branch of the CFMEU, in an apparent sequel to the Heydon Royal Commission.

Six-month delay for secondary boycott trial

The trial of the ACCC's secondary boycott case against the CFMEU construction and general division's Victorian branch has been delayed until September, to avoid clashing with the controversial blackmail charges against union leaders John Setka and Shaun Reardon.

IR list for Victorian Supreme Court

The Victorian Supreme Court has established an employment and IR list to streamline case management and expedite matters coming to trial.