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2015 Ron McCallum Debate

The 2015 Ron McCallum Debate is fast approaching. Join some of Australia’s preeminent industrial relations experts and practitioners for what is sure to be an engaging and compelling debate.

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2015 Ron McCallum Debate – Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE  The Fifth Annual Ron McCallum Debate Tuesday 6 October 2015, 4pm to 6pm Swissotel Blaxland Ballroom Level 8, 68 Market Street Sydney Limited places - entry is free but bookings are essential Please RSVP by Tuesday 29 September to...

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Read our latest Newsletter

The August 2015 Newsletter contains news on the 5th Annual Ron McCallum Debate, the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report, Freedom of Association and AIER Research Services.

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AIER on the Productivity Commission's draft report

The Productivity Commission’s draft report on the Workplace Relations Framework has certainly generated a lot of attention as expected and as it should. There is something to be said for the commentary that suggests the report is a disappointment for those who have...

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AIER on the Productivity Commission’s draft report

The Productivity Commission’s draft report on the Workplace Relations Framework has certainly generated a lot of attention as expected and as it should. There is something to be said for the commentary that suggests the report is a disappointment for those who have...

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The role of unions in the modern workplace

Clare Ozich, AIER's Executive Director, joined Alex White from UnionsACT and Professor Phil Lewis, Director of the Centre for Labour Market Research at the University of Canberra, on 666 ABC Canberra to discuss the role of unions in the modern workplace. Clare...

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Responding more effectively to workplace grievance

AIER's Executive Director, Clare Ozich, was very pleased to have participated in a recent panel discussion on "Responding more effectively to workplace grievance". the discussion was hosted by the Victorian Association for Dispute Resolution and the Victorian...

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PC Inquiry Submissions worth reading

AIER has been reading some of the 141 submissions the Productivity Commission has so far placed in its website. The following are in our opinion worth reading for adding important context to the debate and bringing to the forefront issues and perspectives missing from...

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Research +Action @ AIER

Research +Action @ AIER is now available to assist you to develop evidence based policy, practice and action to meet your goals. The Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) is Australia’s only independent think tank specialising in work rights and...

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AIER Submission to ALRC Freedoms Inquiry

AIER has made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission's Inquiry into Traditional Rights and Freedoms. Our submission focuses on the unjustified limitations in Commonwealth law, notably the Fair Work Act and Competition and Consumer Act, on freedom of...

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PC Inquiry to fail Australians at work

Productivity Commission Inquiry will fail Australians at work 23 January 2015 The Issues Papers released today by the Productivity Commission makes clear the institutional bias the Commission will bring to its review of workplace relations. “All the issues raised by...

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