The Maritime Union of Australia has withdrawn its threat of a 10-day strike by wharfies at Mermaid Marine Australia’s (MMA) Dampier Supply Base in Western Australia, with the parties committing to return to the negotiation table. The MUA had flagged a stoppage from tomorrow (August 1) in support of enterprise bargaining demands. However, in a ...more
Thomson Reuters would like to congratulate Joanna Vincent, the 2013 winner of the annual McCallum Medal presentation competition. This year’s prize was held on Wednesday 6th November at the Fair Work Commission in Sydney, and once again showcased the outstanding talent of students and recent graduates passionate about workplace relations. L to R: Joanna Vincent, ...more
Latest publishing news: Fair Work Legislation 2013 has published today in print and eBook+book formats. Our standalone eBook offering released late last week, meaning practitioners now have a full complement of media format from which to choose.
Current to 1 July 2013, this is the version of Australia’s workplace laws as they stand going into the September Federal Election.
This year’s conference by Thomson Reuters news service Workforce will be expanded to cover a range of topics, including how structural changes to the economy are impacting workplace issues, new regulations impacting employment matters, and diversity and flexibility at work. Thomson Reuters’ want you to have your say on its plans for the National Workforce ...more
Qantas IR plans for 2013 and beyond, Facebook-related dismissals, FWA VP Graeme Watson on building consensus around productivity, the FWO on the latest trends on workplace discrimination, and the ACTU’s Ged Kearney and Ai Group’s Innes Willox go head-to-head at this year’s 11th annual Workforce Conference in Melbourne on November 16. Other speakers and topics ...more
Thomson Reuters would like to congratulate Alexandra Gronow, the 2012 winner of the annual McCallum Medal presentation competition. It was held on Tuesday the 23rd of October at the Sydney offices of Clayton Utz.