The Australian Industrial Relations Calendar


March 2022

Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC) and Työelämän tutkimuspäivät 2022


DATE:             14-16 September 2022

LOCATION:    Tampere University, Finland

New Turns in European Industrial Relations

Currently, the traditional industrial relations are challenged by various new trends like digitalisation, self-employment, globalisation, environmental crises, ageing labour force. Service sector employment has become the dominant industry. Employment, trade unions, collective bargaining all have gradually become more female. Many important global institutions have started to promote decent work, labour protection and minimum wages. The Covid-19 pandemic might have made new divisions in the world of work, and amplified some undergoing trends. All these tendencies pose challenges but also opportunities for industrial relations.

The theme of the conference, New Turns in European Industrial Relations, is broad, open and optimistic. Empirical and theoretical approaches deliver interesting insights into the future trends in in European industrial relations. IREC is a multidisciplinary forum and welcomes empirical and theoretical contributions using imaginative and creative analysis as well as research with more traditional methodology.

The conference is organised by the Work Research Centre at the Tampere University in association with The Finnish Association of Work Life Research – Työelämän tutkimusyhdistys.


May 2022

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Workers Compensation Conference - Managing emerging claim issues of COVID-19, psychological injury and workplace bullying

The 2022 Workers Compensation Conference will bring together injury management, workers compensation and legal professionals to discuss and learn about emerging issues in workers compensation. The conference will cover new approaches to injury prevention, management, and compensation, impacts of COVID-19, psychological injury claims, bullying claims, practical update on changes to laws and the recent case law. Attendees will develop new skills to managing workers compensation claims, how to improve return to work outcomes and effective measures to reduce claims costs.

Sydney & Livestream

19 May 2022


$650 + GST Conference

$595 + GST Livestream

*Save $100 – Early bird closes 8 April 2022