|Issue No 50||14 April 2000|
Libs Plead for Help on IR
The NSW Opposition has called on the public to help it devise an industrial relations policy amidst growing dissatisfaction with the Conservative deregulatory agenda.
Squeezed by a NSW system that has the broad support of both workers and employers, the Opposition makes the call for public support in an Issues Paper called "Future direction in Industrial Relations"
The paper, which reads like a Politics I essay, argues we are entering a "post-industrial economy' where labour costs must be minimized.
The paper also deals with specific issues such as Employee Entitlements, Workers Compensation and Unfair Dismissals and even has footnotes!
Have Your Say
If you want to tell the Libs that "if it aint broke don't fix it", you can send a submission to:
Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations,
NSW Parliament House,
Or email him at mailto:[email protected]
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