Business lobbies are trying to use the COVID-19 crisis to deregulate workplace relations – here's why they won't succeed.
Much of the big surge in jobs growth this year has come in the health sector. But it also appears to be the result of a flexible economy -- and while we've always been told that's good, it comes with its own problems.
Conservatives and business leaders assured us that WorkChoices would increase productivity and Labor's Fair Work Act reduce it. So what happened? The Productivity Commission has the answer.
The number of applications to terminate agreements across industries has exploded in recent years. And there's one company largely responsible for this trend.
In the last five years Australia has enjoyed a period of industrial relations peace that no one would have believed in the 1980s.
This month’s budget could be seen as an attempt by Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison to emulate Rudd’s 2007 campaigning success.
Despite WA Premier Colin Barnett putting employment law back on the table as an election issue, there are no plans to fund any employment law service, writes freelance journalist Charlie Lewis.
At home and abroad, the business class elite suffer from the blindness of affluence, writes former Australian treasurer Wayne Swan.