Greens support electrical workers right to strike

Greens support electrical workers right to strike

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has been hauled before the Fair Work Commission in an attempt to terminate lawfully protected industrial action as workers fight to secure their jobs in the face of the imminent privatisation of the electricity network. The NSW...
MR: Unanimous call to restore lost compensation benefits

MR: Unanimous call to restore lost compensation benefits

Media Release 17 September 2014  A unanimous Parliamentary committee report tabled today recommends the urgent restoration of some workers compensation benefits that were slashed from the scheme by former Minister Pearce in 2012. The committee identified the scheme...
Government sneaks through further wages cuts under cover of budget

Government sneaks through further wages cuts under cover of budget

Last week buried deep in the legislation for the NSW budget was the: State Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2014. In the last two pages of this bill was something that should not have been in the budget: a deceitful move by the Baird...
ESTIMATES ROUND UP Industrial Relations

ESTIMATES ROUND UP Industrial Relations

The complete transcript of this hearing is available here.  David asked questions about: • The loss of Federal funding to NSW Industrial Relations as a result of a cancelled contract with the Fair Work Ombudsman to deliver industrial relations services. • The reason...