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Employment Relations in Australia, 2nd Edition

Balnave, Nikola , Brown, Janine , & Maconachie, Glenda J. (2009) Employment Relations in Australia, 2nd Edition. Wiley, Milton.

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Abstract

The relationship between employers and employees has been one of the most hotly debated issues in Australia in recent times. Recent legislation such as the Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Act 2005 and the subsequent Fair Work Act 2009 provides stark evidence of this. The impact of these significant developments is explored and analysed in detail in the new edition of this popular text, complete with a balanced coverage of the often contrasting viewpoints of all stakeholders - from governments, unions and employer associations, through to individual employers and employees. The text outlines different approaches to understanding the nature of the employment relationship, with a contextual background as to how this relationship has changed and developed throughout our nation's history.

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ID Code: 30992
Item Type: Book
Keywords: Australia, Industrial Relations, Labor Law, Labor Contract
ISBN: 9780470818176
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Industrial Relations (150306)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Deposited On: 18 Feb 2010 11:07
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:23

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