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Federal Court upholds Fair Work Commission's penalty rates decision

Today the Federal Court upheld the decision of the independent Fair Work Commission on penalty rates.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 October 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Government delivering employment support for refugees resettling in NSW

An employment information expo to connect refugees looking for work with organisations that can assist them will be held in Liverpool, Sydney, tomorrow.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 9 October 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • John Barilaro MP

Reforms to stop corporate avoidance of employee entitlements at taxpayers' expense

The Minister for Employment, Michaelia Cash, and the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer MP, will introduce new laws to stop corporate misuse of the Australian Government’s…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 5 October 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP

Government supporting Toyota workers into work

The Turnbull Government reaffirms its commitment to supporting workers affected by the cessation of Toyota’s automotive manufacturing operations in Melbourne today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 October 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

10,000 young Australians off welfare and into work under PaTH program

The Turnbull Government has assisted 10,000 long-term unemployed young Australians get off welfare and into work through the Youth Bonus Wage subsidy component of the Youth Jobs PaTH program.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Improvements to Comcare save taxpayers $700 million

The Turnbull Government continues to deliver budget savings and strong economic management, with the announcement of significant savings from improvements to Comcare, the Commonwealth’s workers…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Turnbull Government supporting jobs in Queensland

Regional businesses in Australia are successfully trialling and hiring young people through Youth Jobs PaTH, with Queensland leading the way with more than 2,800 young people hired under the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Better protection for vulnerable workers

The Turnbull Government’s new protections for vulnerable workers come into effect today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 15 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Eleven months of consecutive jobs growth – employment remains at record high

ABS Labour force figures for August show employment has increased for the eleventh consecutive month, demonstrating the underlying strength in the labour market and highlighting the success of the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Resignation of Nigel Hadgkiss

Mr Nigel Hadgkiss APM has today tendered his resignation as Commissioner of the Australian Building and Construction Commission, which has been accepted by the Government.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Taking action to ensure workers’ benefits benefit workers

The Turnbull Government will introduce legislation to protect the benefits of Australian workers and ensure they are held for workers and not spent for other purposes.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 12 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Putting workers first as Corrupting Benefits law comes into effect

Strong new laws banning secret and corrupting payments between employers and unions come into effect from today, ensuring Australian workers’ interests are put first when workplace agreements are…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 September 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash