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Government abandons bulk of industrial relations package in effort to save definition of casual work – ABC News

The federal government is being forced to abandon the bulk of a controversial industrial relations bill, failing to negotiate it through the Senate.

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The federal government has been forced to abandon the bulk of a controversial industrial relations bill, failing to negotiate it through the Senate.
Key points:

  • Only one measure in the government’s suite of reforms has passed successfully
  • The government has been locked in negotiations with the Senate crossbench
  • Senator Michaelia Cash says the government agreed to make changes to get the most critical part of the bill through

The only measure in the wide-ranging bill successfully passed was to legally…

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