Finally, a legal definition of casual employment: What the High Court decision means
The ruling follows months of political and legal wrangling over the ‘proper nature’ of casual employment, but has continued to stoke controversy.
How to boost Australian jobs: construction and manufacturing
With three possible scenarios for the Australian economy, only one will get us out of recession faster – boost jobs in construction and manufacturing.
The motherhood penalty: why employers fear women
Employers fear the ‘risk’ of pregnancy among younger women seeking part-time jobs, research reveals.
Want wages growth? Then it’s back to the old ways
A new paper from eminent industrial relations expert, Professor Joe Isaac, argues that to line up wages growth with labour productivity, the balance of power favouring employers against unions and workers must be corrected.