Bill Shorten news

  • Fair Work Act Review: Much to do about nothing by HCA

    Gerard Phillips writes that the review of the Fair Work Act has been a failed opportunity to address serious structural issues in Australia's IR system.

  • No such thing as an innocent bystander in workplace bullying by Elizabeth Barnard

    New research has found that workplace bullying can involve everyone in a workplace, and adds weight to the old saying that those who aren’t part of the solution, are part of the problem.

  • Industry says FWA review falls short by Stephanie Zillman

    The long-awaited review of the Fair Work Act has been released to a barrage of criticism from the business community, who claim the recommended changes fall short of what is needed.

  • Finding the 'hook factor' in your business by

    While the IR debate rages on about lifting Australia’s productivity and growth rates, Pia Lee writes that this is more than just a sterile debate about workplace law; rather a call to arms around employee engagement.

  • The workplace of the future is here: Shorten by HCA

    The sheer acceleration of workplace trends that have been at play for the last two decades, such as higher participation rates, more women in the workforce, greater flexibility, and lifelong education and training, mean in many ways the ‘workplace of the future’ is already here.

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