The Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates seems like a win for Labor, but the ALP is so far out of touch it might be impossible to ever come back.
South Australia is the last bastion of Shoppies domination, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
Speculation mounts around the two vacancies that will be open from the first of October, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.
The Labor Party is beholden to the Shoppies, whose unsavoury practices hurt young workers and the union movement. It's time Labor sent the Shoppies packing, writes former union official and rank-and-file Labor member Tim Vollmer.
Former defence minister Stephen Smith tried to execute a very surprising, very brief coup to gain the leadership of WA Labor. He failed.
In Australia, IKEA is aiming to double its staff to 3000 by 2015 -- and it's just agreed with unions to half a year's maternity leave. Different story globally, with IKEA slashing jobs.