Industrial commissioner backed claim COVID health measures a step toward Holocaust

Industrial commissioner backed claim COVID health measures a step toward Holocaust

A Fair Work Commission deputy president,who likened vaccine mandates to “medical apartheid”,is under scrutiny again after endorsing a controversial social media post.

  • byNick Bonyhady

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Investigators soon to finalise Australian Workers Union membership probe

Investigators soon to finalise Australian Workers Union membership probe

The Registered Organisations Commission has been examining whether the influential union failed to remove unfinancial members,inflating its numbers.

  • byNick Bonyhady
‘Do you have your affairs in order?’:The words Kevin never wanted to hear

‘Do you have your affairs in order?’:The words Kevin never wanted to hear

Kevin Weekes says his diagnosis with an incurable lung disease after years working for an international minerals giant turned his world upside down.

  • byNick Bonyhady
CFMMEU launches legal challenge to BHP’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate at coal mine

CFMMEU launches legal challenge to BHP’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate at coal mine

The coal miners union is attempting to wind back a vaccine order imposed by BHP on workers at its massive Mt Arthur mine in the NSW Hunter Valley.

  • byNick Bonyhady
Parcels,alcohol to be hit with transport strike on Thursday

Parcels,alcohol to be hit with transport strike on Thursday

Staff at three delivery companies will stage a coordinated national strike on Thursday unless the companies give in to union demands.

  • byNick Bonyhady
Freo wharfies back to work after 12 weeks as both sides claim victory

Freo wharfies back to work after 12 weeks as both sides claim victory

Resumption of full activities at WA’s biggest non-bulk port will help ease concerns about deliveries from the international shipping industry already in turmoil from pandemic-related disruptions.

  • byPeter Milne
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We need a royal commission into the organised far-right in Australia
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We need a royal commission into the organised far-right in Australia

While major news investigations and even a formal police inquiry have highlighted the dangerous rise of the far-right in Australia,we have yet to see any coherent public policy response.

  • byLuke Hilakari
Union threatens parcel network in industry-wide pre-Christmas strike

Union threatens parcel network in industry-wide pre-Christmas strike

The Transport Workers Union argues it has been forced to act with a 24-hour simultaneous strike but employer groups say it is the last thing the retail industry needs.

  • byNick Bonyhady
‘Fake unions’:New associations ride jab mandate fears to get members

‘Fake unions’:New associations ride jab mandate fears to get members

Branded “fake unions” by the Australian Council of Trade Unions,new associations are vehemently opposed to jab mandates.

  • byNick Bonyhady
ABC discloses more staff underpayments

ABC discloses more staff underpayments

The broadcaster repaid staff about $12 million last year after casuals complained they were not getting the right pay.

  • byNick Bonyhady
How to get unions through the eye of vaccine storm

How to get unions through the eye of vaccine storm

Ugly protests last week pricked the national consciousness on workers’ rights and mandates for COVID-19 inoculation.

  • byNick Bonyhady