Federal IR changes - update

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Federal IR changes - update

The legislation for the Federal Government’s new IR changes will be introduced into the Parliament on Wednesday next week (2 November).

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The legislation for the Federal Government’s new IR changes will be introduced into the Parliament on Wednesday next week (2 November). The Local Government Association of NSW has come out against the Federal Government’s new IR legislation. 

New IR laws to be introduced next Wednesday  

The legislation for the Federal Government’s new IR changes will be introduced into the Parliament on Wednesday next week (2 November). 

Workplace Relations Minister Kevin Andrews said the Parliament will then have the opportunity to consider the detail of the Government’s legislation.

He said the Government is committed to securing passage of the legislation this year.

Local Govt opposes IR laws  

The Local Government Association of NSW has come out against the Federal Government’s new IR legislation, which will be tabled in Parliament next week. 

At is annual conference in Mudgee the Association endorsed the prospect of a fighting fund to challenge the IR changes, if necessary. 

It is opposing the transfer of council staff (more than 50,000 in NSW) from a state to a federal industrial award. 

The Conference also expressed its support for the Boeing Australia maintenance workers at the Williamstown RAAF base who are fighting for a collective.  

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