Unions question Hockey's corporate tax avoidance ommission

Story Published: 31 Mar 2015

TAX reform has received wide support – but a union has questioned why Treasurer Joe Hockey has not raised corporate tax...

Joe Hockey, Tax, Unions

Unions urge end to temporary work visas

Story Published: 30 Apr 2015

UNIONS are calling for the Federal Government to abandon Australia’s temporary worker visa system in favour of a permanent...

Unions, Work Visa

Minimum pay battle heats up between unions and business

Story Published: 27 Mar 2015

UNIONS are pushing for the minimum wage to be increased by $27 a week, while business wants only a $5-a-week raise in...

Business, Minimum Wage, Unions

Miners push for new strike rules

Story Published: 16 Mar 2015

MINING firms are pushing for strikes to be limited to employment-related claims and seeking wider changes to the Fair Work...

Mining, Unions

Split on local shipping wages

Story Published: 20 May 2015

AN ABBOTT government move to cut the pay of foreign workers on ships in Australian waters was rejected by unions on...

Foreign Workers, Unions, Wages

Labour Day to return to first Monday in May in Queensland

Story Published: 17 Mar 2015

LABOUR Day will return to May in Queensland from next year following the election of a Labor government.

Annastacia Palaszczuk, Labour Day, Unions, Workers

Unions speak out against Campbell Newman

Video Published: 30 Jan 2015

Union leaders in Brisbane have urged Queenslanders to ditch Campbell Newman as premier.

Actu, Campbell Newman, Ged Kearney, John Battams, Qcu, Queensland Election 2015, Unions

CFMEU loses appeal against former union boss

Story Published: 19 Mar 2015

THE CFMEU has lost an appeal against a compensation claim by a former union boss who made allegations of dirty tricks...

Cfmeu, Unions

Gillard cleared as Royal Commission reports on unions

Story Published: 19 Dec 2014

FORMER Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing over an Australian Workers Union slush...

Julia Gillard, Royal Commission, Unions

Gillard 'disgusted' by HSU

Story Published: 15 May 2012

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has expressed her “disgust” at the behaviour of officials in the Health Services Union.

Health Services Union, Hsu, Julia Gillard, Unions

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