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Combet signs up as IR advisor to A-G's department

Former ACTU secretary and ex-Federal Labor Minister Greg Combet has taken on a new role as an "expert advisor" on industrial relations in the Attorney-General's Department.

Combet to advise on coronavirus workplace impact

Attorney-General and IR Minister Christian Porter has appointed former ACTU secretary and ex-Federal Labor Minister Greg Combet as a special government advisor on the coronavirus's impact on Australian workplaces.

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.

Appointments looming for FWC expert panel

The Morrison Government is expected to soon make long-delayed appointments to the FWC's expert panel, ahead of the annual wage review picking up steam.

Opposition unimpressed by NSW IRC appointment

The NSW Opposition has refused to welcome the promotion of Nichola Constant to the chief commissioner's role at the State IRC, saying the Berejiklian Government has missed a chance to appoint an outstanding candidate with strong IR credentials.

"Management in Australia's not very good": Hamberger

One of the architects of the Howard Government's 1996 industrial laws, Jonathan Hamberger, wants to see further change in Australian workplaces, but no longer believes legislation is the key.

NSW barristers Chin and Raper take silk

Employment and IR specialists David Chin and Elizabeth Raper are among 21 barristers promoted to the ranks of senior counsel in NSW on Friday.

Paramedics split from United Voice

The leadership of the union representing Victorian paramedics and ambulance workers has resigned and broken away from United Voice.

New state leaders for MUA

The MUA's two senior national leaders have been re-elected for four-year terms but new chiefs have been voted up in Queensland and Victoria.

Construction union's unity shattered after deputy resigns

The CFMMEU construction and general division's pledge overnight of its "full support" for embattled Victorian branch secretary John Setka has been undercut by the resignation today of his deputy, Shaun Reardon, due to "irreconcilable differences" with his boss.