The Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) is an independent organisation that seeks to ensure fair and decent workplace rights for all.
AIER works in the areas of legislation, research, education and advocacy to champion the fundamental rights and responsibilities of employers and workers, and to create positive workplaces.
Only weeks after the installation of Prime Minister Scott Morrison the sand has been poured and the political football that is industrial relations has been set up for the kick. Passage of the Ensuring Integrity Bill ('EI Bill') has been listed for the Senate this...read more
Australia’s current workplace relations system and related laws are failing to provide a fair go for people who work and those seeking work. The AIER is embarking on an ambitious project to develop a new workplace relations architecture. This is a bold project to that will look to reconfigure industrial relations, human rights and health and safety laws and regulations. As a society we are facing significant economic and social challenges, including profound and rapid changes in the way work is organised and conducted. At the AIER we believe the situation cannot be rectified by tinkering around the edges with minor reform. We have released our project plan and welcome input and comment.
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Ron McCallum Debate 2018
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING: DELIVERING FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST?
The 8th Annual Ron McCallum Debate will explore the extent to which the enterprise bargaining model has been successful with the panel debating the question, can collective bargaining deliver for employees, employers and the public interest. If so, what should be the scope, level and mode of bargaining? If not, what alternatives are appropriate for determining conditions of work?
The debate will be held from 4pm to 6pm, Tuesday 9 October 2018 at the Wesley Theatre, Sydney.
More information and registration details are available here.