Government to intervene in Toyota workplace dispute

Government to intervene in Toyota workplace dispute

The Federal Government has confirmed it will intervene in a court dispute involving Toyota and its workers.

The Australian car manufacturer is currently appealing against a Federal Court decision, that prevents the company from varying its workplace agreements.

Employment Minister Eric Abetz addressed the Sydney Institute last night, where he confirmed he will intervene in support of Toyota workers.

Senator Abetz says the court has effectively ruled that Toyota workers don’t get a say in changing their own agreements, a move the government diagrees with.

A spokesperson for Senator Abetz says the government will make a submission to the Federal Court.

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