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"Regressive" IR system prompts teachers' inquiry into work value

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.

Virgin management assuages union with jobs commitment

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.

Court scuppers FWO's unlawful strike case against seafarers

The FWO's pursuit of penalties over a crew's "sit-in" on a decommissioned trading vessel has been potentially scuppered by a Federal Court finding that they were not covered by an agreement at the time.


Union proposes shaving hours to save Virgin jobs

The union representing licensed aircraft maintenance engineers will try to negotiate a shorter working week with Virgin Australia's designated buyer in order to minimise redundancies.

Workers subsidising NDIS: Report

A major union-commissioned study has found the NDIS workforce is "carrying the costs andĀ risks" of disability service provision, performing high levels of unpaid work and unable to recoup significant out of pocket expenses

Unions hold talks on aviation's COVID-19 crisis

Aviation unions will tomorrow convene crisis talks on the future of the virus-hit Australian industry, which will include Virgin Australia chief executive Paul Scurrah and an architect of the industry superannuation movement, Garry Weaven.


"If you do not respect us, you will fear us": Union leader

New RTBU national secretary Mark Diamond will tonight use his national council dinner speech to signal a more militant approach to industrial action under his leadership, promising employers that "if you do not respect us, you will fear us".

Two-hour Cup Day strike at casino unprotected: FWC

A two-hour stopwork that United Voice scheduled to clash with Melbourne Cup festivities at Crown Perth has been extended to four hours after the gambling giant secured an anti-strike order from the FWC on the basis that a shorter period would constitute unprotected action.