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Individual contracts, bargaining and union membership
(National Institute of Labour Studies, 2002)
Recent court cases have considered, but not conclusively addressed, whether individual contracts lead to loss of union membership. This paper examines this question, analysing relevant data from surveys, case studies and ...
Does Industrial Relations Policy Affect Productivity?
(National Institute of Labour Studies, 2012)
"This article considers the link between productivity, fairness, and industrial relations (IR) policy at workplace, national, and international levels using data from micro- and macro-level empirical studies as well as ...
Coming Soon to a Workplace Near You – the New Industrial Relations Revolution
(National Institute of Labour Studies, 2005)
"This article explains and examines the content and likely effects of the industrial relations legislative package announced by the Prime Minister in May 2005. After placing the package in historical context, including the ...
Race against time: Extended hours in Australia
(National Institute of Labour Studies, 2003)
"Drawing on qualitative and survey research in a number of organisations, we report on some of the causes and effects of extended working hours. Extended hours were mostly employer-driven, where workplace regulation of ...
Quality and Quantity in Work-Home Conflict: The Nature and Direction of Effects of Work on Employees' Personal Relationships and Partners
(National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
Modern working patterns can directly and adversely affect family lives and personal relationships. Using quasi-longitudinal survey data from Queensland, this study confirms qualitative evidence that long hours of work, ...