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Backpayments for early-starting working mother

A tribunal has ordered the ACT Government to re-credit more than 200 hours of personal leave to a worker who accused it of discriminating against her on the basis of her parenting responsibilities by refusing to let her start work before 7.30am.

Victoria introduces industrial manslaughter laws

Victorian Attorney-General and workplace safety minister Jill Hennessy says that new legislation to create a criminal offence of industrial manslaughter could extend to some workplace-linked suicides and to diseases such as silicosis.

Aerocare to revert to award in six months

The major aviation services company Aerocare will continue to seek approval for a new enterprise agreement after the FWC agreed to terminate an underlying 2012 agreement, with the consequence that employees will be entitled to award coverage.

Tribunal orders end to anti-privatisation bus strike

Striking Sydney public bus drivers are rallying at NSW Parliament this morning despite the State's IRC demanding that the RTBU call off the industrial action until at least August and immediately notify members of the consequences of staying out.

Intern policy biased against overseas-trained medico: Tribunal

The ACT Government must pay an overseas-trained doctor $40,000 compensation and consider him "on his merits" for an internship in one of its hospitals after a court found it racially discriminated against him by favouring ANU graduates.

Brumbies' "whistleblowing" leader steps down after injunction win

Brumbies rugby union team chief executive Michael Jones has resigned a week after the ACT Supreme Court extended an injunction under whistleblower laws that stopped the club from dismissing him over public interest disclosures.