Industrial Relations

Experts warn changes to job security will put public health at risk

Date Published: 16/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Job security

No access to paid sick leave and insecure working conditions are putting Australians at greater risk of COVID-19 infection, according to a submission by epidemiologists from ANU in response to the Morrison Government’s proposed IR Omnibus Bill.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/16/experts-warn-changes-to-job-security-will-put-public-health-at-risk/

Morrison’s dangerous IR bill takes aim at take-home pay and secure work

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Workers rights

Part-time workers stand to lose thousands in personal income, while others may be denied secure work altogether under proposed industrial relations changes, warns independent think tank, Per Capita.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/08/morrisons-dangerous-ir-bill-takes-aim-at-take-home-pay-and-secure-work/

Why the Government’s IR Bill is so dangerous and extreme

Date Published: 08/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

The Senate Inquiry into the Government’s dangerous and extreme industrial relations Bill has just begun.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/08/why-the-governments-ir-bill-is-so-dangerous-and-extreme/

The Morrison Government’s industrial relations bill will hurt workers, and hurt the economy

Date Published: 05/02/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion Workers rights Working life

With Federal Parliament back in session, the fight over the Morrison Government’s Industrial Relations Bill is heating up.

Australian Unions oppose the Coalition’s dangerous plans—because they’re bad for wages, bad for workers’ conditions, and bad for the economy.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2021/02/05/the-morrison-governments-industrial-relations-bill-will-hurt-workers-and-hurt-the-economy/

With IR reform ahead, ACTU Secretary Sally McManus says a crucial lesson from the COVID-19 crisis is the importance of working together.

Date Published: 17/06/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

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https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/17/with-ir-reform-ahead-actu-secretary-sally-mcmanus-says-a-crucial-lesson-from-the-covid-19-crisis-is-the-importance-of-working-together/

Member Benefits Update June 2020

Date Published: 03/06/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Member Benefits

Welcome to the June edition of your Member Benefits Update.

https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/03/member-benefits-update-june-2020/

Australian unions warn against push for effective pay cuts amid Covid-19 recovery

Date Published: 01/06/2020 Category: Covid-19 Industrial Relations Opinion

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https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/06/01/australian-unions-warn-against-push-for-effective-pay-cuts-amid-covid-19-recovery/

Deloitte’s call for Virgin emergency cash rejected as liquidity fears rise

Date Published: 30/05/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

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https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/05/30/deloittes-call-for-virgin-emergency-cash-rejected-as-liquidity-fears-rise/

Is it fair for a casual employee to have annual leave? What unions and business want from Scott Morrison

Date Published: 28/05/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

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https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/05/28/is-it-fair-for-a-casual-employee-to-have-annual-leave-what-unions-and-business-want-from-scott-morrison/

Labour hire firm WorkPac loses Federal Court full court case against Queensland miner Robert Rossato

Date Published: 20/05/2020 Category: Industrial Relations Opinion

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https://www.australianunions.org.au/2020/05/20/labour-hire-firm-workpac-loses-federal-court-full-court-case-against-queensland-miner-robert-rossato/