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Political parties failing to deliver on employment rights

The Australian Institute of Employment Rights has today released its 2016 election analysis. Using the Australian Charter of Employment Rights to assess the industrial relations policies of the Coalition, Labor and the Greens, the AIER concludes none of the major parties is offering any substantial policies to address key issues.

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Working Revolutions, Revolutionising Work

AIER attended the 2016 International Labor Process conference in April in Berlin. Over 300 academics from around the world gathered to present and listen to papers on themes such as precarious work, voice and participation, the digital workplace and the implications for work of the politics of austerity.

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Employment Rights Now

Work and how it is regulated is in the public spotlight and bound to be a feature of debate in the upcoming election. In addition to ongoing issues in many industries we’ve recently heard horrendous stories of exploitation of workers in the agricultural sector, convenience stores and fast food outlets. Now is an important time to consider how to strengthen our workplace relations system.

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International Women's Day 2016

International Women’s Day is an a great time to celebrate women and our contribution to the world in all its many and varied forms. It is also a day when we reflect on past struggles and the current state of women’s progress towards equality.Invariably in the lead up...

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International Women’s Day 2016

International Women’s Day is an a great time to celebrate women and our contribution to the world in all its many and varied forms. It is also a day when we reflect on past struggles and the current state of women’s progress towards equality.Invariably in the lead up...

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AIER’s 10 year anniversary – audio of event

Listen to the AIER's 10 year anniversary event book launch, featuring Justice Mordy Bromberg, AIER President, Michael Harmer, Professor Joellen Riley, Professor Keith Ewing and former AIER Executive Director, Lisa Heap. Note: it is a large file.  

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AIER's 10 year anniversary – audio of event

Listen to the AIER's 10 year anniversary event book launch, featuring Justice Mordy Bromberg, AIER President, Michael Harmer, Professor Joellen Riley, Professor Keith Ewing and former AIER Executive Director, Lisa Heap. Note: it is a large file.  

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