The Fair Work Ombudsman’s decision to investigate Fairfax workers who took part in a snap strike action earlier this year has surprised many in the industry, with investigations into unlawful strikes being rare undertakings from the FWO. Fairfax made no application to suspend the strike at the time, so why is the FWO investigating off its own bat? We understand that the order could have come from higher up. Could the Employment Minister have had a hand in the decision? Do you know more? Get in touch. And you can stay anonymous.
Who pressured Fair Work?
The investigation into Fairfax staff has raised eyebrows.