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Changes ensure penalty rates formalised in law: Gillard

Story Published: 14 Mar 2013

PENALTY rates for shift workers will be protected under new changes to the Fair Work Act, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said...

Industrial action cloaked as aviation safety issue: justice

Story Published: 7 Nov 2012

A JUSTICE has ruled engineers took industrial action “cloaked as an aviation safety issue” when they complained about door...

Church employers 'seriously disadvantaged' by Fair Work Act

Story Published: 27 Dec 2012

THE Catholic Church has attacked the Fair Work Act, saying “a reverse onus of proof” in the federal laws disadvantage many...

Bill Shorten blasts BHP Billiton for ignoring workers

Story Published: 19 Apr 2013

WORKPLACE Relations Minister Bill Shorten fired back at BHP Billiton after it weighed in on new changes to the Fair Work...

Two CQ men win David and Goliath case against mining giant

Story Published: 7 Aug 2013

TWO CQ coalminers have won their long-running unfair dismissal case against BHP Billiton Mitsubishi with the Federal...

Workers awarded more rights with changes to Fair Work Act

Story Published: 1 Nov 2012

WORKERS around the country now have more rights if their employer goes broke, after changes to the Fair Work Act passed the...

Amendments to Fair Work Act fail to gather support

Story Published: 4 Jun 2013

CHANGES to the Fair Work Act that the Gillard Government and Coalition have been arguing over are unlikely to pass.

Fair Work not damaging productivity

Story Published: 3 Aug 2012

AN independent review has found the Federal Government's industrial relations laws are operating well and have not damaged...

Abbott claims Coalition will keep framework of Fair Work Act

Story Published: 9 May 2013

OPPOSITION Leader Tony Abbott says “dodgy union officials” are the only ones who should fear the Coalition’s industrial...

Shorten returns fire on BHP

Story Published: 18 May 2012

THE government has turned on the BHP Billiton chairman, Jac Nasser, suggesting he clean up his own backyard before blaming...

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