ACTU calls for boost to Fair Work’s powers

Original article by Ewin Hannan
The Australian – Page: 6 : 27-Apr-18

ACTU secretary Sally McManus says the Fair Work Commission should be able to order the compulsory arbitration of industrial disputes, as part of a broader increase in its powers. McManus argues that the FWC has become ineffective and there is a need to strengthen its powers to address issues such as wage theft, increases in the minimum wage and changes to industry award conditions such as the addition of paid domestic violence leave.


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