The CFMEU's Victorian construction division has been found guilty of all 30 contempt of court charges against it stemming from last year's protests at Grocon's Melbourne CBD Emporium project and a western suburbs building site.
Queensland's Industrial Court has removed what unions maintained was an automatic right to backdate to September 2007 wage increases for nearly 800 of the state's allied health workers stemming from a 2007 reclassification process.
The AMWU has described as "devastating" Ford's announcement this morning that it will cease manufacturing in Australia in October 2016, resulting in the closure of its Broadmeadows and Geelong plants in Victoria and the loss of 1200 jobs.
A court has ordered a former CBA consultant to pay back almost $295,000 in overpayments the bank made after he fraudulently provided duplicate timesheets, plus invoices for public holidays he didn't work.
Company fails new requirements for employee notices; FWC says seven-day postal delay an exceptional circumstance; More stoppages at Port Waratah Coal Services; Thomson committal hearing delayed; and Correction to Pell article.
A new alliance between the CFMEU and the AWU to organise Rio Tinto iron ore production workers in the Pilbara is the first step on a long road to a collective agreement, and comes on the back of five years of wider co-operation between the unions, according to their leaders.
The CFMEU wants the federal government to legislate to require stringent labour market testing before 457 visas can be granted and to extend the Fair Work Act's adverse action protections to Australian workers who miss out on advertised jobs.
An overseas-based IT developer has been awarded almost $600,000 in unpaid notice, leave and salary entitlements after an appeal court rejected a health technology conglomerate's argument that his most recent contract was with a different employer within its group. The bench accepted that he wasn't an Australian-based employee under the terms of the Fair Work Act.
Qantas AMEs agreement wins 85% support; Pell notes "terrible pressures" on truck drivers; CPSU wins $260,000 in backpay for call centre workers; New guidance to prevent workplace discrimination against transgender people; Negotiations begin for new News Limited agreement; and Victorian Police Association to look for new leader.