Tag: industrial relations reform

Previously Dropped IR Reform Is Back on the Table

The Morrison government plans to bring industrial relation reforms, which had been decimated, back on the table for negotiation as the next federal election approaches. In March, the coalition government rushed to pass its controversial omnibus IR Bill and ended up stripping away every provision except changes surrounding casual workers and its definition. In response,…


Industrial Relations Bill Stripped Back After Centre Alliance Refuses to Back Other Provisions

The Morrison government may be able to pass the controversial industrial relations bill before the end of this week after amending the bill to secure the vote of the Centre Alliance’s Stirling Griff. However, to gain Griff’s support of the bill the coalition has had to strip away the majority of its proposed provisions. In a post written…


Labor Continues Push for Industrial Relations Reforms to Be Scrapped

Labor has signalled it would continue fighting the coalition’s industrial relations reform even after the most controversial part has been scrapped. Industrial Relations Minister Christian Porter dropped a provision that would enable the suspension of the Better Off Overall Test (BOOT) for businesses affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. The government-backed down on BOOT changes as…