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AIER 2017 AGM

The Australian Institute of Employment Rights held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 9 November 2017. We would like to thank our Executive Committee for the past year, in particular Michael Harmer, President and Keith Harvey, Treasurer. We also want to thank...

2017 Ron McCallum Debate: summary

Inspired by Ron’s declaration at last year’s debate, the 2017 topic was “The system is broken. What is the fix?” The Institute’s seventh Ron McCallum Debate was another great success with a robust discussion about the future of regulating work. Former FWC and AIRC...

Watch the 2017 Ron McCallum Debate

The 2017 Ron McCallum Debate was one of the best yet! Watch our panel discuss and debate why the workplace relations system is broken and what is needed to fix it. Read our summary of the Debate here and download the AIER discussion paper: “The system is broken....

AIER at the IRSQ Convention

AIER recently attended the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland’s annual convention. The theme was “Back to the Future”. Our presentation included the AIER’s analysis of why the workplace relations system is broken, including the march of...
2017 Ron McCallum Debate

2017 Ron McCallum Debate

The system is broken. What is the fix? There is a growing recognition across the community that the workplace relations system is broken. Large scale exploitation, low wage growth and declining levels of unionisation point to the system failing workers. Business,...