Target EBA Approved

This week the new Enterprise Agreement was approved. Congratulations are in order, albeit subdued congratulations. Subdued because whilst a new agreement is going to be implemented it comes at a time of great uncertainty for employees at Target as we continue through the current redundancy process. Some of our people have left already or are…

RACV – Annualised Hours Dispute

As mentioned in our last newsletter, Commissioner Roe at the Fair Work Commission made a ruling that asked the parties to provide a series of written submissions by certain dates throughout early and mid September. Then final hearing dates for the arbitration of this dispute have been set down for late September. The schedule the…

Coles to slash over 400 jobs?

After much speculation, Coles has today confirmed with the Australian Services Union the parameters of its massive restructure this morning in its Tooronga offices in Melbourne. ASU Branch Secretary, Ingrid Stitt, says that she is glad that jobs will not be offshored but still maintains that job losses of this magnitude is deeply worrying in…