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We had enough evidence to lay charges over AWU raid: AFP

The Australian Federal Police believes it gathered enough evidence to lay charges over media leaks about raids on the offices of the AWU in 2017, a Senate Estimates hearings has heard today.

Cash to be grilled again over AWU raids next month

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash faces another grilling in Senate Estimates hearings over the AFP's raids on the AWU at the behest of the Registered Organisations Commission.


Code bites as more builders face Commonwealth project bans

The ABCC has revealed that another three builders face temporary bans on being allowed to bid for Commonwealth-funded construction projects as the Turnbull Government takes a tougher stance on breaches of the new national construction code.

FWO continuing Domino's investigation

The Fair Work Ombudsman is still working through store visits and audits of the Domino's pizza chain after allegations that it has underpaid workers, the watchdog has told a Senate Estimates hearing.

FWO records 11.7 million website visits, receives 24,103 complaints

Young people and overseas workers together lodged more than a third of the 24,103 complaints the Fair Work Ombudsman received during 2013-2014, while the agency's significant online presence continued to grow, with11.7 million visits to its website during the year.

Ross rejects super conflict

FWC President Iain Ross has this afternoon flatly rejected a suggestion that his involvement in superannuation funds "25 years ago" means he has a conflict of interest in sitting on the expert panel's review of default funds.

FWBC "cold case" review reveals inconsistencies: Hadgkiss

The construction watchdog's review of "cold cases" has identified another 14 cases where penalties were agreed through negotiation or discontinued, a Senate Estimates hearing has been told. Meanwhile, the Fair Work Ombudsman has rejected suggestions that it "washes its hands" of 457 visa complaints.