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Special Report on

Unfair Dismissal Laws

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This is a transcript from PM. The program is broadcast around Australia at 5:10pm on Radio National and 6:10pm on ABC Local Radio. You can also listen to the story in REAL AUDIO and WINDOWS MEDIA and MP3 formats. BRENDAN TREMBATH: A senior lawyer representing a sacked worker says the Rudd Government must bring back unfair dismissal laws as soon as possible. The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Julia Gillard, today said that it won't be until 2010 before the unfair dismissal laws will return. The Industrial Relations Commission has upheld Priceline's decision to sack a worker for "operational ...
and was said to improve employment levels and national economic performance by dispensing unfair dismissal laws for companies under a certain size, removing the "no disadvantage test" which had sought to ensure workers were not left disadvantaged by changes in legislation, and requiring workers submit their certified agreements directly to Workplace Authority rather than going through the Australian Industrial Relations Commission . Additional factors aimed at increasing economic performance included clauses significantly compromising a workforce's ability to legally go on strike, requiring workers to bargain for ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Tangled up in … Tony Abbott and IR at Catallaxy Files
Tony Abbott obviously thought that he could remove industrial relations as an election issue by pledging to leave untouched the Fair Work Act in the next term of parliament, should he be elected PM.  The fact that it is impossible to envisage a situation in which the Coalition, even if it became the elected government, would have sufficient votes in the Senate to make any significant changes to the Act is obvious a practical rather than a political point. Even so, Abbott (and Abetz) seem to be mangling the message. It has been reported that Tony Abbott  has signed a “contract” promising that Work Choices is dead and ... market research, surveys and trends
Employment Law Practical Handbook | Lessening the Impact of Unfair ...
When the Fair Work Act commenced on 1 July 2009, one of the major changes brought in was the introduction of new unfair dismissal laws. Now (as you probably already know), if you are an employer of 100 or less employees, you are no longer exempt from unfair dismissal laws. In other words, an employee you dismiss can now make an unfair dismissal claim against you. However, the new laws do include provisions that are designed to lessen the impact of unfair dismissal laws on small businesses. For instance: Small business employers will be exempt from unfair dismissal laws if they terminate an employee during the first 12 months of ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
UNFAIR DISMISSAL LAWS

The Effect of Unfair Dismissal Laws on Small and Medium Sized ...
Importantly, some 37.5 percent of businesses reported that the UFD laws would .... on the estimate of these costs is $1.3 billion, which is about 0.2 per ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Identifying and measuring the economic effects of unfair dismissal ...
exceed the benefits and thus the unfair dismissal laws introduced in 1993 ... Using a labour demand elasticity of 0.7 percent I estimate that the ...... and medium business yields an estimate of $1329 million as the cost to small ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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WorkChoices tough on Abbott
HARD ROAD: Party insiders say that WorkChoices will be an electoral bete noire that Tony Abbott must slay. Picture: Ray Strange Source: Herald Sun TONY Abbott released an updated edition of his personal manifesto Battlelines just days after he became Liberal leader last December, keeping the section WorkChoices Wasn't All Bad. A couple of months later, Abbott made this pledge in one of his first major speeches to business, delivered at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre: "At four elections running we had a mandate to take the unfair dismissal monkey off the back of small business and we will once more seek ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

The Coalition has said that exempting small business from unfair ...
direct research on the effect of introducing unfair dismissal laws' (at ... seems to us the suggestion of a relationship between unfair dismissal laws and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PDF–85K - Doctor sues for unfair dismissal claiming Roche feared ...
firm for unfair dismissal. Ryta Kuzel, 39, former head of UK regulatory affairs at the .... After a change in the law in. 1996 anyone wanting to use ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
TERMINATION OF LABOR CONTRACTS AND UNFAIR DISMISSAL UNDER TURKISH ...
Aug 11, 2005 ... categories under Turkish labor law: termination through a term of notice, just cause termination, and unfair dismissal. ...
REAL TIME
UNFAIR DISMISSAL LAWS
  1. profile image Meaghery Was Kevin Rudd protected under the current unfair dismissal laws? #debate (via @mediahunter)
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  3. profile image seearjay @mediahunter are MP staffers protected under unfair dismissal laws? If only political parties honoured their promises. (Gillian Sneddon)
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Human Resources: workchoices, australian workplace agreement ...
I don't really understand the concept of workchoices at all. So i was wondering if you could help me understand, what it effects. Also if there are some websites that might be useful in answering these questions could you please give them to me? Thank you so much. Answer JAS, I  HAVE PROVIDED  YOU SOME  INFORMATION. I  HAVE  ALSO  PROVIDED  THE  WEBSITES, AS  REQUESTED. I  WOULD  REQUEST  YOU -to  keep  an  eye  on the  current  session of  the  australian  parliament where  the  '' ...
Is oregon a right to work state? - Yahoo! Answers
is it legal in oregon to get fired because someone was hitting on you and the owner said i'm firing you both because i dont want drama.. i cant give much more detail as im asking for a friend 1 year ago Member since: June 30, 2006 Total points: 83538 (Level 7) Badge Image: Yes, Oregon is an "employment at will" state. You can be fired for any reason or for no reason at all. 1 year ago There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Member since: June 28, 2007 Total points: 190 (Level 1) Well I am from Australia so cant claim great knowledge ...