Fair Work Australia
The Summer 2016 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “The changing interpretation of agreements” – Hon Reg Hamilton; “Balancing act: Reinstatement – maintaining procedural fairness and employment satisfaction” – Claire Limbach; “Productivity Commission report on workplace relations – an opportunity for reform?” – Emma Lutwyche and Neil Napper; “Trade union Royal Commission – watershed moment or political stunt?” – Neil Napper; and “Unpaid law internships – the need for a regulated experience” – Nandan Subramaniam; as well as the following sections: Focus on Australian Capital Territory: “Interim reinstatement in unfair dismissal cases” – James Macken; Focus on Northern Territory: “Reflections on legal practice in the Northern Territory” – Bruce Taylor; Interview: “Smashing the glass ceiling: Senator Michaelia Cash’s journey from lawyer to workplace reformer” – by Azadeh Williams; Book Review: “The Country Wife” – reviewed by Vanessa Gorman; The Last Word; and Diary.
EXCERPT FROM WR (AUTUMN 2012) Jeff Phillips On the Case* Normally this section of Workplace Review analyses a recent employment law decision and the consequences which may flow from it. There is a departure of that tradition. This article invites the employers in certain industries to stop complaining about penalty rates and embark upon applications ...more
On Monday 30 May 2011, Workplace Review received a mention in the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Senate Estimates Committee.
Senator Fisher, the Liberal Senator for South Australia, twice asked questions of Fair Work Australia relating to an interview of Justice Geoffrey Giudice (President of Fair Work Australia) published in the first issue of Workplace Review (“Justice Geoffrey Giudice: An insider’s look at Australia’s new IR system” (2010) 1 WR 16).
By Steven Andrew. The step from working as a practising barrister of the Victorian Bar to head of Australia’s leading workplace tribunal almost didn’t happen for one of Australia’s most respected judicial figures, Justice Geoffrey Giudice.