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Industry super Bill stalls as Hayne's gaze comes to REST

The Coalition government bid to force industry superannuation funds to have one-third independent directors appears to have stalled in the wake of damning evidence about retail funds at the Hayne Royal Commission.

Court whittles personal payments orders

The big stick handed to the ABCC in the form of personal payment orders against contravening union officials has been whittled further with two Federal Court decisions reinforcing that past records and a clear appreciation of consequences must first be taken into account.

Union urges Hayne to review targets, performance management

The FSU has told the Hayne Royal Commission that in following its terms of reference by examining remuneration practices in the banking and finance sector, it should also scrutinise an associated issue - target-based performance management.

FSU at royal commission; On-hire worker's dismissal claim; & more

FSU legally represented in banking royal commission; "No end date" comment spurs on-hire dismissal claim; Company's "secret" to closing gender pay gap; Disputes at decade-long low; and surprising lift in US private sector union membership.

ASIC's Bielecki to lead ROC

The Turnbull Government has opted for an IR outsider from corporate regulator ASIC to head the new Registered Organisations Commission.


Victoria to conduct gender audits in State public sector

Victoria will conduct gender audits across the state public sector as part of a new strategy to address inequality, sexism and violence against women, while a Senate inquiry majority has rejected legislation to outlaw "pay gag clauses" to reduce the gender-based remuneration gap.

Heydon evidence admissible in NUW dismissal case: FWC

The FWC has ruled that the NUW can rely on evidence given to the Heydon Royal Commission by former official Nick Belan in its defence of his unfair dismissal claim, because the Commission is not a court.

ABCC Bill not just about unions: Xenophon

Key crossbench senator Nick Xenophon will push for a security of payments working group in return for supporting the Turnbull Government's legislation to re-establish the ABCC.

FWC GM's probe targets former AWU leader

The Fair Work Commission's new investigation into the AWU's Victorian branch and its former secretary, Cesar Melhem, will extend to the notorious Cleanevent enterprise agreement.