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Lloyd claims "no real change" in revised APS policy

APS Commissioner John Lloyd denies that a new public sector bargaining policy contains an added push towards individual flexibility arrangements, but the CPSU says its "explicit encouragement" along with the extension of a 2% pay rise cap undermines bargaining, wages and conditions.

Victorian nurses' deal secures pay rises for eight years

Victoria's public sector nurses and midwives have overwhelmingly accepted a four-year deal that aims to achieve pay parity with their better-remunerated NSW counterparts and secures a further three wage increases in the next-generation agreement.

Police, ambulance unions concerned about CFA bill encroachment

Unions representing police, nurses and ambulance officers have expressed strong reservations over the Turnbull Government's legislation to defend the role of volunteers in Victoria's Country Fire Authority, while Professor Andrew Stewart says parties might be able to readily sidestep the legislative restrictions via side deeds.

Low cost airline rewards workers for reducing lost baggage

Jetstar ground handling employees will earn bonuses of up to $600 a year for reducing baggage "misdirects" under a side deal to a proposed new enterprise agreement that delivers new allowances for towing and training.

FWBC expands its role

The Turnbull Government granted FWBC director Nigel Hadgkiss new powers soon before calling the federal election, in a bid to stop builders and contractors agreeing to "union-friendly" clauses in enterprise agreements.

Court to rule on award to apply at Cleanevent

The AWU and Cleanevent are awaiting a Federal Court ruling on their legal tussle over the modern award to cover cleaners at the Spotless group subsidiary.

Cleanevent says AWU didn't want a record of cosy deal

The AWU did not want a trade-off for lower wages for cleaners being mentioned in the same document that dealt with employer payment of union memberships, the Heydon Royal Commission has heard.

BlueScope Steel workers vote up "rescue" deal

A mass meeting of BlueScope Steel workers in Wollongong has endorsed a "game-changing" rescue package that cuts 500 jobs, freezes pay for three years and scraps bonuses in a bid to help keep the steelworks afloat.

TWU-Toll deal doesn't contravene competition laws: ACCC

The ACCC won't pursue side-deeds under which the TWU agreed to "audit" transport giant Toll Holdings' major competitors and the company directed up to $150,000 a year to the union’s training company.