Lettuce farm contractor short-changes almost 100 overseas workers

Story Published: 28 Jun 2016

DOZENS of international students and working holiday visa-holders are among farm workers in regional Queensland who have...

Agency'S National Harvest Trail Inquiry, Editors Picks, Fair Work Act, Fair Work Ombudsman, Farm Contractors

Small businesses call for a simple Fair Work Act

Story Published: 23 Feb 2016

ALMOST two in three SMEs support a simpler Fair Work Act, according to the latest MYOB SME Snapshot survey released today.

Employment, Fair Work Act, Myob Business Monitor, Myob Sme Snapshot

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...

Australian Council Of Trade Unions, Fair Work Act, Penalty Rates

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.

Adam Bandt, Fair Work Act, Rob Oakeshott, Tony Windsor

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...

Australian Government, Bill Shorten, Employment, Fair Work Act

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...

Bhp Billiton, Bill Shorten, Fair Work Act, Jac Nasser

Abetz launches Fair Work Act inquiry

Story Published: 19 Dec 2014

JUST six days out from Christmas, the government has launched its inquiry into the Fair Work Act, inviting submissions to...

Fair Work Act, Politics, Productivity Commission

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...

Catholic Church, Employment, Fair Work Act

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...

Bhp Billiton, Bill Shorten, Fair Work Act

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...

Bhp Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance, Business, Cfmeu, Fair Work Act, Federal Court, Mining