Focusing on one major and controversial aspect of industrial law - the role of law in providing security of employment - this book concentrates on issues of individual employment rights and notions of justice and fairness in employment.
Distinguished authors analyse the changes made by the Industrial Relations (Reform) Act 1993 within the context of the totality of the subject on which they write.
Table of Contents
Jurisdiction and structure of the Industrial Relations Court
Jeff Shaw QC MLC
The new federal termination of employment laws
Compensation for wrongful dismissal at common law
Justice Peter Gray
The plight of casuals, part-timers and independent contractors
Unfair contracts and independent contractors
Discrimination and equal opportunity
Brad Pragnell and Paul Ronfeldt
Public sector job security
Job security of judges and other office holders
Justice Paul Munro
Safety net provisions