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Victoria eases public sector bargaining strictures

Victoria's Parliament has passed legislation that will enable public sector workers to bargain for a wider range of matters, including minimum staffing levels and job security.



Federal Government defends corporations power reach in High Court

The Federal Government has told the High Court that the Queensland Government's argument against a union challenge to legislation removing Queensland Rail workers from the federal IR system would thwart the operation of the Constitution's corporations power.

Newman to push High Court to adopt new test for trading corporation

The Queensland Government has foreshadowed that it will argue for a new test for what constitutes a trading corporation, when the High Court later this year hears a union bid to ensure Queensland Rail workers remain covered by the Fair Work Act despite the state government's de-corporatisation of the rail authority.