News & Analysis

Labor leader Anthony Albanese is pushing for more protections for gig economy workers

- February 10, 2021 3 MIN READ

Anthony Albanese will risk a backlash from employers when he releases an industrial relations policy promising a Labor government would substantially increase the legal rights and protections for Australians in insecure work. Wednesday’s policy unveiling will ensure industrial relations is a major political battleground in coming months, with the opposition already declaring it will vote… Read more »

Opinion

If industrial relations is the new frontier in covid-19 recovery, it’s time for a rethink on how disputes are resolved

- May 29, 2020 3 MIN READ

Earlier this week, Scott Morrison used his Press Club address to outline his plan for economic recovery from the COVID-19 period, in the coming months and years. At the forefront of this is reform of Australia’s Industrial Relations system. Industrial relations is a defining issue in politics and when it comes down to it, we’ve… Read more »