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Coalition hasn't given up on IR change

The Morrison Government remains committed to advancing the changes to the Fair Work Act it abruptly dropped last Thursday, the Attorney-General's Department's head told a Senate Estimates hearing today.

Labor's questions divert ROC's attention

The Registered Organisations Commission has spent up to 42% of its recent work time responding to questions on notice from Labor's Senator Kimberley Kitching, according to one of its senior officers.

Umpire's chambers hosted "erotic" figurines, life-size Trump cut-out

FWC Deputy President Gerard Boyce removed "inappropriate" female figurines from his Sydney chambers after senior colleagues and others raised concerns about them, while the presence of a "life-size cardboard cut-out" of President Donald Trump was at least "unwise", the tribunal's general manager told a Senate Estimates hearing today.

Porter seeks states' cooperation on labour hire licensing

The Morrison Government is looking to establish a national system of labour hire regulation rather than having "multiple various schemes" across different jurisdictions, Senate Estimates hearings have been told.

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.