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Ensuring Integrity Bill Defeated

Ensuring Integrity Bill Defeated

Yesterday the Australian Senate delivered a most welcome surprise, defeating the proposed Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Ensuring Integrity) Bill 2019. The result is an important statement by our Senate – echoing the voices of Australian workers...
Ensuring Integrity Bill: 7 Good Reasons to Say NO

Ensuring Integrity Bill: 7 Good Reasons to Say NO

As we near the Senate vote on the Ensuring Integrity Bill we look at 7 good reasons why this Bill should be voted down. 1. The Bill is excessive – The measures proposed under the Ensuring Integrity Bill go beyond the recommendations of the Heydon Royal...
ICTUR International Union Rights (2019) 26(2)

ICTUR International Union Rights (2019) 26(2)

Our Executive Director, Renee Burns has contributed to an ILO Centenary Issue of International Union Rights produced by the London based ICTUR. The piece examines the extent to which Australia complies with its international labour and human rights obligations and the...
NTEU Symposium

NTEU Symposium

Professor Anthony Forsyth, from the Graduate School of Business & Law, RMIT and Renee Burns, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Employment Rights, will discuss the “Ensuring Integrity Bill”. When: Tuesday the 17th September Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am...
9th Annual Ron McCallum Debate

9th Annual Ron McCallum Debate

Representation and voice in the new world of work 4:00pm – 6:00pm, Thursday 31 October 2019 UTS Auditorium, Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, 14-28 Ultimo Road, Sydney Join us in this, the centenary year of the ILO as we discuss and debate the role and form of...