IR Reform Tag

01 Jul Senator Paterson on ABC’s Q&A – 1 July 2019

Senator Paterson joined ABC's Q&A alongside Labor's Clare O'Neil, The Australia's columnist Grace Kelly, writer and broadcaster Jamila Rizvi, and people's panellist Greg Day. They discussed Niki Savva's book on the Liberal leadership change, the government's tax cuts, the behaviour of the CFMMEU's John Setka, the...

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05 Mar Stop playing politics with industry super

James Eyers, Joanna Mather, and John Kehoe -- Australian Financial Review -- 5 March 2019   AustralianSuper chairman Heather Ridout has told the government to stop politicising how the $145 billion investor manages its holdings, saying trustees, whether from industry or unions, "leave their hats" at the...

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05 Mar Unionist vows no retreat on IR super activism

Michael Roddan and Andrew White -- The Australian -- 5 March 2019 Transport Workers Union nat­ional secretary Michael Kaine has pledged to pressure superannuation funds to pursue companies over workplace standards, attacking a move by Josh Frydenberg to seek new regulatory powers to block union activism...

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14 Dec Dock blockade a warning against union merger

James Paterson -- Herald Sun -- 14 December, 2017   Australia's militant unions are again showing contempt for the public and the rule of law, with the MUA and CFMEU joining to blockade the Victoria International Container Terminal at Melbourne's Webb Dock. In what should serve as a...

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