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Industrial relations

Petrol station fined more than $120,000 for underpayments faces court for second time in a year
6 years ago

Petrol station fined more than $120,000 for underpayments faces court for second time in a year

A Bendigo petrol station is facing court for the second time in just over 12 months, after it failed to compensate a worker who it unfairly dismissed.

Wedderburn Petroleum fronted …
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Maritime union protesting over fuel tanker job losses

The Maritime Union is holding a protest rally in Newcastle today, after meeting with the Australian crew of a BP fuel tanker that is set to be sacked.

‘British …
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BP, union reach tentative deal to end Whiting refinery strike

HOUSTON (Reuters) – BP Plc and the United Steelworkers union (USW) chapter representing striking workers at the company’s Whiting, Indiana, refinery reached a tentative agreement on Wednesday to end …
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Union calls for the imprisonment of transport executives running unsafe operations

A union has called for the imprisonment of transport executives who are caught running unsafe operations, after nearly 50 per cent of trucks tested in a South Australian Police …
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Pay deals imminent for supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths

Pay deals across Australia’s big two supermarkets, Woolworths and Coles, are expected to be signed off soon, setting the scene for further agreements across the $24 billion a month retail …
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TWU loses fight  for Coles
6 years ago

TWU loses fight for Coles

They might make deliveries but they’re still customer service agents to Coles, the Federal Court, and now the Fair Work Commission (FWC).

It has turned down a Transport Workers Union …
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German retailer Aldi wants change to Fair Work Act
6 years ago

German retailer Aldi wants change to Fair Work Act

German discount grocery store chain Aldi, which has been credited with improving competition in the super market industry, found as it expanded in Australia that unions disrupted its operations by …
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Employers call for changes to Industrial Relations

Employer groups are adamant Australia’s current industrial relations regime is in need of an overhaul.

Submissions to the Productivity Commission’s current inquiry into the workplace relations framework offer a comprehensive …
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Maritime Union holds protest over BP’s plans to sack fuel tanker crew

The Maritime Union is holding a protest rally in Newcastle to raise concerns over plans by multi-national BP to sack the Australian crew of a fuel tanker.

The company …
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HR Highlight: Penalty Rates Set to Change?

With the Modern Award Review in full swing and the Productivity Commission Submissions well underway there are many articles out in the media that are speculating on the future of …
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