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ABCC Bill passed today by a 36-33 vote

“This morning, the Turnbull Government finally secured passage of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill (ABCC Bill) by the Senate. This was one of two industrial relations bills which triggered this year’s double dissolution election. The other bill, establishing a Registered Organisations Commission, was passed by Parliament last

Government backing whistleblower reward system

Reading this article the other morning made me realise now Australia is becoming aligned with the American way of thinking in this respect (http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/-gsur7b.html).  At STOPline we have been advocating for many years to see that the ‘whistleblower‘ is rewarded for reporting workplace misconduct.  If this legislation is passed the

Incentivise the potential whistleblower

Here is another example of the need to encourage people to confidentially report workplace misconduct by offering incentives. You may be aware that in the USA this a common practice so why shouldn’t Australia and other countries for that matter follow suit. This is a great article and well worth