The FWC has found a Telstra HR specialist properly handled an OHS representative's challenge to his retrenchment, despite the CEPU contending his selection was "infected by bias" due to his role and a history of interpersonal conflict with his manager.
A recent FWC finding that BHP engaged in unfair bargaining practices, and subsequent tribunal-chaired negotiations, have led to Professionals Australia securing the first standalone enterprise deal for coal mining supervisors.
A reform ticket has won control of the NSW Fire Brigade Employees Union after criticising this year's negligible pay increase, talking up the need to take industrial action when necessary and promising greater financial transparency and rank-and-file involvement.
An FWC full bench has decided to insert broken shift allowances, boost minimum engagements and improve sleepover conditions as part of its four-yearly review of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award.
The merger between the Transport Workers Union and the Virgin Independent Pilots Association in July will lead to the creation of a pilots' division within the TWU, subject to VIPA members approving the nuptials in a ballot.
The TWU has warned major retailers like Aldi and Amazon that they will come under union pressure during an upcoming bargaining round with major trucking companies such as Toll, Linfox, StarTrack and FedEx.
Virgin cabin crew have decisively voted up a new deal after trouncing a previous offer, with the FAAA laying out expectations the reborn airline must reward workers for their "sacrifice" when it recovers from the pandemic's hit to its operations.
The Federal Court has today refused a rail union bid to stop the retrenchment and redeployment of employees of Melbourne public transport operator Metro Trains, after the company gave an undertaking it wouldn't proceed while the RTBU seeks an expedited dispute hearing in the FWC.
The CFMMEU's mining and energy division has asked the FWC to expedite the hearing of its demerger application because of the union's civil war, in correspondence revealing its substantial assets and its proposed new name, while the Commission has today timetabled a case dealing with threshold matters.