The Victorian Government’s decision to require 50% local content in a $1 billion order for 37 new trains was welcomed today by the Australian Workers’ Union Victorian Branch (AWU). AWU Victorian Secretary Ben Davis said the order would mean hundreds of jobs in local manufacturing, in an area where...
There was some good news for shearers on Christmas Eve 2015, when the Fair Work review of the Pastoral Award accepted at least some of the requests made in the AWU’s submission.
The Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate continues to terrorise construction workers, with 52 people served on Saturday with notice they face crippling financial penalties in relation to a dispute over the appointment of a union Health & Safety Representative (HSR). Australian Workers’...
After more than 12 months of negotiations, tomorrow (12 February) Fair Work Commission President Iain Ross will make a last ditch attempt to settle a new Enterprise Agreement for DELWP forest firefighters before referring the matter to arbitration. Australian Workers’ Union Victorian Secretary Ben...
A conciliation hearing regarding DELWP forest firefighters before Fair Work Commission President, Justice Iain Ross, scheduled for tomorrow has been delayed. It will now take place on Thursday 18 February.