Original article by Ewin Hannan
The Australian – Page: 1 & 2 : 21-May-18
Shadow workplace relations minister Brendan O’Connor has accused the Federal Government of politicising the Fair Work Commission by failing to appoint any members with a union background. He says Labor will increase union representation on the FWC if it wins the next election, noting that all 14 appointments since the Coalition won office in 2013 have been employer appointments. However, Workplace Minister Craig Laundy argues that Labor appointed most of the 39 members of the FWC, including president Iain Ross.
AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, AUSTRALIA. FAIR WORK COMMISSION, AUSTRALIAN MINES AND METALS ASSOCIATION (INCORPORATED), ACTU, AUSTRALIA. ROAD SAFETY REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL