Aldi has again failed to rein-in the TWU over its long-running "safe rates" campaign, with a full Federal Court confirming that the union is not constrained by consumer law prohibitions on misleading or deceptive conduct.
The underpayment of migrant workers significantly worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a large Unions NSW audit revealing 88% of a sample of foreign language job ads in the state offered below award wages.
The NSW public sector granted more than 87% of women's requests for flexible work ahead of COVID-19, according to a large PSA member survey that says the pandemic has proved there is still room for improvement in the Berejiklian Government's "if not why not" policy.
The ACTU's national executive is today debating a Working from Home Charter of Rights, which will call for those working remotely to enjoy pay and conditions equal to those offered to on-site employees and have access to arbitration of disputes.
The NSW Teachers Federation says the state's "regressive" IR system and the denial of its ability to run a work value case has prompted it to commission an independent inquiry to support bargaining, being live-streamed today.
The TWU will resume enterprise bargaining talks with Virgin Australia after being reassured by the incoming management that the airline intends to fulfil a previous commitment to "ultimately employ" about 6000 workers.