Any IR legislative package introduced by the Morrison Government after the working groups process will be pragmatic, balanced and realistic and won't be ideologically-driven, IR Minister Christian Porter told employers in WA this morning.
Universities have sought to blunt an NTEU campaign that alleges there is widespread "wage theft" in the tertiary education sector, telling Senate "unlawful underpayments" inquiry in a wave of submissions that the claims are unsubstantiated.
The UWU has objected to the registration of a new enterprise union at a Victorian food manufacturing company, arguing it is not a genuine association to protect members' interests and its proposed rules imply employer influence or control.
The FWC will this week hear an application by stevedore Patrick to terminate the MUA's protected action at its four container ports, while IR Minister Christian Porter has confirmed he will intervene in support of the company.
An FWC full bench has held that it is not empowered to rule on a disbarred lawyer's claim that a senior member is unfit to hold office, but has remitted his unfair dismissal case to another member after finding he was denied procedural fairness.