Papers and Presentations

Call for A Charter of Employment Rights

 Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) President Mordy Bromberg SC and Executive Director Rob Durbridge set out the case for a consultation among lawyers, academics, unionists, employers and the general community about a rights-based approach to employment...

The Perth 107: The Right To Strike Contest

Labour law researcher Chris White presents a background report on the prosecution of 107 construction workers involved in a strike on the Perth-Mandurah railway project. The unprecedented prosecution of 107 construction workers for striking on the Perth-Mandurah...

WorkChoices: Hobson’s Choice at Work

In an address at the recent Australian Labour Law Association Conference in Brisbane Rob Durbridge, the Executive Director of Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER), questions the Howard Government’s recent WorkChoices amendments and explores options for...

Reforming Australian Industrial Relations?

In his address as part of the 21st Foenander Lecture, Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) Advisory Committee member Joe Issac explores the place of the WorkChoices legislation within the framework of an economically efficient and socially fair industrial...

WorkChoices…The Low Road to Nowhere?

Australian Institute for Employment Rights (AIER) Executive Director Rob Durbridge outlines the wider implications of the federal government's radical new WorkChoices legislation. As we enter the new financial year, what is the forecast for the federal government’s...

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