February 24, 2016 16
Despite the promise that data retention would only be used for the most serious crimes, one agency wants to use it for trivial offences.
September 2, 2015 5
Serving mediocre, overpriced junk food might not be the worst offence committed by 7-Eleven. Former employees are claiming systemic underpayment. Crikey intern Marc Sudholz explains.
February 5, 2014 1
Pollster Gary Morgan isn't taking a Federal Court judgment against his family trust lying down, making allegations of witnesses being threatened and intimidated.
May 10, 2013 6
Workplace policy remains a key -- perhaps the key -- point of difference between the major political parties in Australia. Crikey examines each party's IR offerings ...
October 24, 2012 121
The link between this morning's raid on Craig Thomson's family's house and the fall of the Gillard government remains a tenuous one. There are plenty of hoops first.
October 16, 2012 3
As Craig Thomson faces a civil claim by Fair Work Australia, Labor will wait to finger a replacement candidate for his NSW electorate. But whoever wins ALP pre-selection will face a tough contest against the Liberals at the federal election.
May 28, 2012 6
At a hastily convened presser last week, Craig Thomson made the observation that the amount of simultaneous investigations into his credit card usage could be getting a bit out of hand. No kidding.
May 24, 2012 1
"Productivity" is starting to sound a little "gourmet" -- a word that means very different things to different people, writes Jo-anne Schofield, executive director of policy network Catalyst Australia.
May 16, 2012 1
What role should the budget's cash handouts play in wage determinations? There's a long history to the issue.
May 14, 2012
The serio-comic, wholly theatrical drama of purported “Fair Work Australia” is lined up in the crosshairs of Dr Biff Bondarchuk's crack analysis of the Feignstream Media's (mis)handling of the Craig Thomson Affair.
May 8, 2012 2
March 22. The last time parliament sat. And lo, many things have come to pass since then.
April 3, 2012 1
A combination of bravado and tacit admission of wrongdoing is contained in a defiant statement by Jetstar saying it will fight the charges laid by the FWA Ombudsman.
March 27, 2012 2
The Australian Building and Construction Commission has been abolished, writes Ava Hubble, a freelance journalist.
December 21, 2011 12
The word "productivity" didn’t make it into Bill Shorten’s press release yesterday announcing a review of the Fair Work Act, or into the terms of reference.
December 2, 2011 2
An urgent ALP conference amendment proposed by construction union chief Dave Noonan to amend Labor's national platform to outlaw special inspectors has been withdrawn at the 11th hour.
November 21, 2011
Many things about the future of Qantas are never going to be decided today, but your holiday bookings on that airline look safe, no matter what.
November 7, 2011 2
Voters disapprove of Qantas management's decision to ground its fleet, but don't approve of the way anyone in the dispute conducted themselves except the industrial relations regulator, Essential Report has found.
November 1, 2011
It looks like stormy skies ahead for Qantas and its pilots, licensed engineers and ground staff after the first of its grounded jets returned to service yesterday following an emergency ruling by Fair Work Australia, writes Ben Sandilands.
October 31, 2011 17
Yesterday's decision by Fair Work Australia to terminate the fractious Qantas dispute gives the lie to the continuing criticism from business about the Fair Work Act somehow being pro-union.
October 10, 2011 5
There are three sets of actions underway at Qantas authorized by Fair Work Australia after the respective unions met all of the tests of negotiating in good faith with management in seeking timely negotiated enterprise bargaining outcomes.