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New Executive Director appointed to the AIER

The Australian Institute of Employment Rights is delighted to announce the appointment of Renee Burns to the role of Executive Director. Renee has a background working in human resources and industrial relations for local government and private sector employers and is...

Job Opportunity: AIER Executive Director

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Executive Director (part time) Australian Institute of Employment Rights Inc. Do you think the workplace relations system is broken? Want to play a role in changing the rules? The AIER is looking for an Executive Director to lead its work, including...

Whither unionism?

AIER Board member Keith Harvey [An edited version of this article appears in the journal Workplace Review Volume 8/2 Winter 2017 and is copyright to Thomson Reuters. The article below is the original unedited article.] Recently, I chanced upon an old book — Australian...

The living wage and the ‘Harvester’ decision

This year has seen a renewed focus on minimum wage issues with the 110th anniversary of the Harvester decisions, wage stagnation and the ACTU launching a living wage campaign. In this article, AIER Board member Keith Harvey takes us through the Harvester decision and...

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...