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Bargaining resumes as axe hangs over cabin crew deal

The FAAA says it has resumed negotiations with Qantas to avoid "enormous pay cuts" if the airline continues to pursue its application to terminate their agreement and push long-haul cabin crew onto award pay and conditions.


Unvaxxed worker wins extension after solicitor's mea culpa

The FWC has commended a young solicitor's "candour" in admitting to having fumbled the unfair dismissal application of an unvaccinated foster care worker told her temporary WFH arrangement could not be sustained.

FWC pulls plug on "organic" strike action

The FWC has brought the shutter down on protected industrial action at a smelter after determining that its "organic" nature gave the business little chance of safely preparing for its impact.




Reinstatement for Qube managers asked to be strike breakers

A tribunal member has reinstated six sacked Qube Ports waterfront shift managers and expressed alarm at a senior manager's "bizarre" and "ridiculous" proposal that three of them sign an unsighted document before it divulged its plan to maintain operations during a strike.

Former equality boss calls for Fair Work Act overhaul

Former Workplace Gender Equality Agency director Libby Lyons has called for "radical changes" to stamp out unfairness in the Fair Work Act, ditch gendered terms and discriminatory clauses in agreements and stop stereotyping women as caregivers.

Court clears way for UFU to revive Queensland branch

The UFU's national office has won court backing to "resuscitate" its Queensland branch after a precipitous membership decline and a subsequent mass resignation by officers and delegates in 2019.