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Published: 27 January 2011

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780195568813

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The Law of Work

Second Edition

Rosemary Owens, Joellen Riley, and Jill Murray

  • All chapters have been updated to include analysis of major new case law and other significant developments in the international arena since the first edition
  • Incorporates discussion and analysis of the changes introduced by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), including particular attention to the following areas:
  • A new Chapter 7 discussing the new National Employment Standards, and the new system of modern awards and wage determination
  • Incorporation and analysis of the new adverse action provisions of the way they intersect with anti-discrimination law
  • The new provisions relating to security of employment, including unfair dismissal and redundancy
  • New freedom of association provisions
  • The new bargaining regime is comprehensively explained in Chapter 11. This chapter now also covers the statutory regulation of industrial action (formerly dealt with in chapter 12).
  • A new Chapter 12 deals with Workplace Dispute Resolution under Fair Work, and enforcement of workplace laws

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