The vicious politics that targets the weak

Story Published: 25 Feb 2017

You won't have heard Senator Ian Macdonald bleating from the bleachers about the dangers of retrospectivity in a Fair Work...

Fair Work Act Fair Work Commission Senator Ian Macdonald

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

CFMEU claim BHP look to limit strikes and work bans

Story Published: 31 Mar 2015

THE CFMEU released a statement, criticizing what it says is a suggestion from mining giant BHP that would limit worker’s...

Bhp Cfmeu Fair Work Act

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

Mackay needs to reshape workplaces to stamp out bullying

Story Published: 22 Feb 2014

BULLYING in the workplace has existed since day dot, but laws to protect workers against the belittling behaviour have only...

Bullying Fair Work Act Workplace Bullying

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

Hardware staff to get $140k back pay

Story Published: 26 Jun 2013

RETAIL workers at hardware stores all over regional Queensland will share in nearly $140,000 in back pay after a Fair Work...

Fair Work Act Hardware Store

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

War over a legislative paragraph continues as jobs go

Story Published: 30 May 2013

AS FEDERAL and State ministers wage a war of words over a legislative paragraph, 35 Fraser Coast public health workers face...

Bill Shorten Fair Work Act Federal Government Hacc Home And Community Care Jobs Lawrence Springborg Queensland Health Minister