Thursday 27th Jun, 2019

AMMA calls for end to award system

The Australian Mines and Metals Association says Australia should ditch its industry-specific award system which sets minimums for pay and…
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MUA calls of Botany strike after Fair Work order

The Maritime Union of Australia has withdrawn notice of a seven-day strike it was threatening to conduct at Patrick’s Port…
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Inland Rail CEO named

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has named Richard Wankmuller the new chief executive officer of the $10 billion Inland Rail…
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MUA members voting for a merger with the CFMEU. Photo: MUA

Employers ask Fair Work to reconsider mega-union

Employer groups are hoping an appeal can break up the newly-formed Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union, after the…
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25-page conveyor feature headlines March-April digital edition

A new in-roller weighing system, a container rotating system for a Canadian stevedore and a climbing robot are all highlights…
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Coalition working Senate to block MUA-CFMEU merger

The controversial merger of two of Australia’s largest and most militant workers’ unions is under threat, after Senate crossbenchers confirmed…
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Fair Work ignores employers, approves union merger

Australia’s industrial relations commission has green-lit the merger of two of Australia’s largest and most militant unions, despite employers warning…
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Coal. Photo: Shutterstock.

Fair Work overturns reinstatement of sacked South32 worker

A Fair Work Commission ruling which found the expression “f***ing dog c***” was reasonable language to use at a coal…
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