18 November 2010
Collective Bargaining under Australia’s Fair Work Act in International Perspective
A two-day invitation-only workshop bringing together practitioners and academics from Australia and overseas will be conducted on 23 – 24 November 2010.
Hosted by Professor Breen Creighton (RMIT University Centre for Governance, Work and Technologies) and Associate Professor Anthony Forsyth (Monash University Workplace and Corporate Law Research Group), the Collective Bargaining under Australia’s Fair Work Act in International Perspective
Workshop will examine the ‘re-collectivisation’ of the Australian labour market in terms of the Fair Work Act 2009 and by reference to experience in a number of other countries that have tried, with varying degrees of success, to use legislative strategies to encourage and support collective bargaining.
Academic contributors are all leading labour law, industrial relations and human resource management scholars from Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America.
Workshop papers will provide the foundation for a research monograph which will be edited by Breen Creighton and Anthony Forsyth (available in 2011