Michael answers this and other questions in an interview featured in the recently published Spring 2013 edition of Workplace Review. Michael talks about his family background and education, both of which instilled in him a strong desire to excel, work hard, and be dedicated and committed to things he put his mind to. Find out about ...more
Thomson Reuters would like to congratulate Joanna Vincent, the 2013 winner of the annual McCallum Medal presentation competition. This year’s prize was held on Wednesday 6th November at the Fair Work Commission in Sydney, and once again showcased the outstanding talent of students and recent graduates passionate about workplace relations. L to R: Joanna Vincent, ...more
With a new federal anti-bullying regime coming into place next year, Thomson Reuters’ Journals have been giving timely and topical coverage of Judicial bullying and workplace stress in the legal profession. Earlier this year, Workplace Review published a special issue featuring a range of articles considering workplace bullying, particularly in the legal profession. Jeffrey Phillips SC, workplace ...more
Australia’s industrial relations system is working well for the top and bottom 15% of workers but needs to do more for the rest, who face “withering” job quality, according to Workplace Research Centre (WRC) director Professor John Buchanan.
The Fair Work system encourages industrial action “because it is predicated on the fallacy that parties can always bargain for and negotiate a settlement”, recently retired NSW Industrial Relations Commission justice Frank Marks has said. In a scathing assessment of the FW regime in the latest edition of Thomson Reuters Workplace Review, Marks said the ...more
Thomson Reuters would like to congratulate Andrea Ho, who won the annual McCallum Medal presentation competition on Wednesday the 19th of October, held at the Sydney offices of Clayton Utz.