Work Choices

Some articles on work choices, work:

... Relations Act 1996, as amended by the Workplace Relations Amendment Act 2005, popularly known as Work Choices, was a Legislative Act of the Australian Parliament that ... Work Choices was passed by the Howard Government in 2005 and was designed to improve employment levels and national economic performance by dispensing with unfair ... restricting trade union activity and recruitment on the work site ...
WorkChoices - Significant Changes - Changing Dismissal Protection Laws For Most Employees
... Work Choices contains provisions relating to both unfair dismissal and unlawful termination, which are separate matters ... Prior to Work Choices, unfair dismissal protections existed in Awards or through state industrial relation commissions ... The changes to dismissal laws as part of Work Choices reduced the protections of previous unfair dismissal laws, which were introduced at a Federal level by the Labour Government ...
WorkChoices - High Court Challenge
... At the commencement of the Work Choices reforms every state and territory of Australia had a Labor government ... The States lodged a challenge to the Constitutional validity of Work Choices in the High Court of Australia ... Government's use of the corporations power as a constitutionally valid basis for the Work Choices reforms ...
WorkChoices - Legacy
4 December 2006, and in the process reaffirming his opposition to Work Choices ... Restrictive right of entry rules in to workplaces for unions introduced under Work Choices will remain and secret ballots (rather than open ballots) to decide on carrying ... bodies created by the government would also occur, and in their place a service known as "Fair Work Australia" would be created ...

Famous quotes containing the words choices and/or work:

    Activities that seem to represent choices are often inert reproductions of accepted practice.
    Shoshana Zuboff (b. 1951)

    My work is the only ground I’ve ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation—but I’m working on the foundation.
    Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962)