At a time when unions should be on the front foot and pushing for structural changes to address wage stagnation, figures like John Setka play into right-wing campaigns to demonise the union movement.
Good morning, early birds. The government is planning to reintroduce a failed anti-union bill in the wake of recent controversy surrounding John Setka, and two brothers shot by police at the Victorian border may have terror links. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The latest scare campaign against industry super funds is the fantasy that trade unions will start calling the shots for big business.
Without bigger and more militant unions, Australian workers will go at least a decade without decent wage rises.
Yet another trade union royal commission prosecution has spectacularly collapsed. Anyone seeing a pattern here?
As retail workers go through Christmas hell, a group of Retail and Fast Food Workers Union organisers are hitting the aisles to take names under the nose of management.
Why have Western economies struggled with low wages growth in recent years? We asked economists and sector representatives for their perspective, and their answers varied widely.
The Prime Minister was keen to get away from discussing marriage equality this week and portray Bill Shorten as a crook. Shorten had other ideas.
Crikey spoke to Gideon Rozner, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs, about a few of the omissions in his report on the Fair Work Act.