Submissions.

 

The AIER offers an authoritative, independent voice on workplace relations policy and practice.

Submissions made by the AIER advocate for legislation and practice that supports fair conditions and decent work. Our submissions are informed by academic research and those international labour and human rights standards Australia has signed onto.

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Stories of Insecurity

AIER appeared before the Independent Inquiry into Insecure Work To read more...

Culture change the key to productivity says IR think tank

The Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER), Australia’s only independent tripartite industrial relations think tank, says that the key to raising Australia’s productivity lies in changing workplace culture not reducing work place rights. In its submission to...

AIER Argues for Mandatory Dispute Settlement in the Woolworths Case

In this recent submission to Fair Work Australia (FWA) in the matter Woolworths Ltd t/as Produce and Recycling Distribution Centres [2010] the Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) argues that dispute resolution procedures in collective agreements are...

AIER Presents its Preventative Health and Workplace Culture Submission

In a new submission, the Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) calls on the federal government to take preventative steps to stop poor workplace health injuring workers, and argues that the single biggest contribution it can make to preventative health is...

The Fair Work Bill and Beyond Submission

In its recent submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Fair Work Bill, the Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) calls for the establishment of national centres to promote positive workplace relationships and the partnership model.  Following is an extract...

Forward With Fairness?

In a new lobbying document, the Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) calls for the Australian Government to make changes to its Forward with Fairness legislation, and argues that now is the time to lay the platform for fairness in Australian workplaces. ...

AIER Argues for Strong Governance to Uphold National IR Laws

In this submission to government, the Australian Institute of Employment Rights (AIER) responds to the Williams’ Inquiry into Options for a New National Industrial Relations System, arguing that for the proposed model to be successful it requires a firm foundation of...