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Speaking at the Workforce Conference in Sydney on September 5, AiGroup Chief Executive Heather Ridout and AWU National Secretary Paul Howes both discussed the causes of low productivity rates and whether AWAs should be brought back.
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Draffin v Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union  FCAFC 120 (10 September 2009)
A Full Court of the Federal Court has overturned a decision of a single Federal Court Judge on the question of the appropriate penalties to be imposed upon a union and a number of its officers in relation to coercive conduct.
In a recent decision of the Federal Court in Van Efferen v CMA Corporation Ltd  FCA 597, Justice Tracey considered a claim for damages for a breach of an Australian Workplace Agreement and also whether the term of good faith is implied into a contract of employment.
The Fair Work Ombudsman continues to help workers recover underpaid entitlements from their employers.
Since its inception on 1 July 2009, the Fair Work Ombudsman has announced a number of actions for recovery of underpaid entitlements on behalf of workers and other breaches of the Fair Work laws.