ACCI rejects bullying provisions

Reported by Haydee | 24 Apr, 2013

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has rejected provisions to establish a new bullying jurisdiction. These provisions are part of the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013, which is now before a Senate inquiry. The bill will give effect to the federal government’s response to the report, Workplace Bullying – We just want to stop …

Wharfies rally to fight for workplace safety

Reported by Haydee | 26 Mar, 2013

Photo: Maritime Union of Australia Hundreds of wharfies and union members have rallied across Australia to protest objections to a national stevedoring code of practice. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is calling on the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to cease a campaign against the national stevedoring code of practice. Workers staged …

Unions, businesses call on tougher penalties and community responsibility to stop workplace bullying

Reported by Haydee | 20 Jul, 2012

Workplace bullying must be addressed seriously and should be everyone’s responsibility, says unions and business organisations in response to the federal government’s bullying inquiry. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) appeared before a House Standing Committee on Education and Employment in Melbourne this month to talk about the challenges that employers and the …