Trade union boss Sally McManus calls for greater action on rising inequality and stagnant wage growth but fails to force the party to adopt the union movement's policies.
The supermarket chain loses a bid to secure an exemption from retail legislation that would have allowed its staff to stock shelves during the early hours of Christmas Day, with the industrial umpire citing a lack of evidence of "exceptional circumstances".
A key pillar of Australia's industrial relations system for the past three decades is facing extinction in the private sector and it could result in even lower wage growth, The Centre for Future Work warns.
Mike Eckstein had to abandon his "millennial dream" in Chicago's thriving tech scene to care for his sick Mum in Sydney. Then he found a job that'd let him work any time, anywhere in the world.
Low wages growth is undermining financial stability, curtailing economic growth, driving people into dangerous indebtedness, deepening inequality and threatening social cohesion. That's the conclusion of a new book produced by some of Australia's leading scholars.
One of WA's biggest mining companies is at the forefront the conversation around LGBTI inclusion, admitting the sector is not the beacon of diversity it should be.
The Human Rights Commission wants employers to temporarily lift confidentiality agreements so that workers can give evidence to its ongoing inquiry into workplace sexual harassment.
Parents "should plan now" for South Australia's first teachers' strike in a decade, the Australian Education Union says, however the State Government says it is increasing funding to schools already.
Victoria's Secret CEO Jan Singer has resigned after the brand controversially shunned transgender and plus-sized models. The backlash shows models want an industrial voice as much as other workers, writes Michael Walker.
Unionists mark the 80th anniversary of an iconic industrial dispute that influenced Australia's relationship with Japan, as Shinzo Abe becomes the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit Darwin since WWII.