- Fair Work decision dents employer push for urine tests
An energy company’s request to test the urine of its employees has been thrown out by a full bench decision of Fair Work Australia in a case with potentially wide-reaching ramifications.
- Liberals resist Labor’s AWA changes
THE DECISION by deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop to resist the Labor Government’s plans to abolish Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) has been described by ACTU president Sharon Burrow as an insult to the Australian people who voted overwhelmingly to reject WorkChoices at last year’s election
- Labor’s IR raises business ire
EMPLOYERS WILL face higher labour costs, increased union power and more workplace regulation under Labor’s recently announced industrial relations policy, according to business groups