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Government to attempt "Integrity" Bill revival next week

IR Minister Christian Porter has signalled that the Coalition will launch another attempt to pass its Ensuring Integrity Bill before the end of the year after yesterday's stunning defeat in the Senate.



"Neutered" unions unable to propel wage growth: Academic

Tracing a trajectory between the 1998 waterfront dispute and today's "neutering" of union power, an IR academic has outlined how the nation might rebalance the IR system to allow workers to effectively agitate for higher wages.


News Flash: Award wages up by 3% from July 1

The Fair Work Commission has granted award-reliant workers a 3% increase, lifting the national minimum wage by $21.60 a week or 57 cents an hour in this year's annual wage review ruling.

New IR Minister Porter to clear "aspirational" path for all

Incoming IR Minister Christian Porter says he is open to meeting "serious members" of the union movement, while arguing that Australia has "soundly rejected class warfare" at the recent Federal election.