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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...
The Institute’s eighth Ron McCallum Debate was another great success and we were thrilled to be joined by John Hendy QC, Chair of our sister organisation, the British Institute of Employment Rights. Our panel engaged in robust discussion about the failings of...
The 2018 Ron McCallum Debate topic was Collective Bargaining: Delivering in the public interest? Watch our panel explore the state of enterprise bargaining and discuss the form of collective bargaining into the future. Read our summary of the debate and download our discussion paper.
Collective Bargaining: Delivering for the public interest? Enterprise bargaining under the Fair Work Act 2009 is failing. Agreements under our system may be reached without the involvement of trade unions and absent any actual process of bargaining. The number of...
The 2017 Ron McCallum Debate provided an excellent and robust discussion on the current failings of the workplace relations system and proposals to fix it. Our amazing panel covered a whole range of issues in the course of the event. If you missed it, read our summary or watch the Debate
The 2017 Ron McCallum Debate was one of the best yet! Watch our panel discuss and debate why the workplace relations system is broken and what is needed to fix it.
AIER recently attended the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland’s annual convention. The theme was “Back to the Future”.
Our presentation included the AIER’s analysis of why the system is broken and an outline of our ambitious project to envisage a new workplace relations architecture.
The 2017 Ron McCallum Debate is being held on Wednesday 25 October in Sydney. Join a great panel of speakers discussing and debating “The system is broken. What is the fix?”
AIER, along with the NUW and ASU, ran a workshop at the recent Progress Conference on how progressive organisation can set up fair and decent workplaces.
Clare Ozich from Australian Institute of Employment Rights and Jake Wishart from the Media Entertainment Arts Alliance presented a session for the Melbourne Campaigners’ Network on workers’ rights for campaigners.