Government: Use labor council to settle disputes

Despite longstanding criticism of the Arbitration Council, Labor Minister Ith Samheng defended the government mediation body during a meeting yesterday, saying it represented workers’ best chances at solving labor disputes.

During a discussion with members of the Fair Work Commission of Australia on Friday, Mr. Samheng said he would rather see labor disputes dealt with by the Arbitration Council than have the cases make their way through the country’s judiciary. …

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