Ship issue referred to federal authority

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The State Government has referred allegations about pay and conditions on a ship docked at Fremantle to the Perth office of the Fair Work Ombudsman, a federal authority, as this matter falls within the federal industrial relations jurisdiction.

It is understood that the Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced investigations into these allegations.

Media Contact: Joseph Lee 9222 7751

Labour Relations
Media release
25 Feb 2011

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