• Summary
  • Contents
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The field of employment and industrial relations is undergoing dramatic changes in the developed world; whilst developing economies are also experiencing their own shifts in practice and policy.

The chapters in this collection provide detailed and up-to-date analyses of industrial relations developments in four contrasting economies: Australia, the United Kingdom, China and Vietnam. Readers are invited to make a comparative study of these very different regions and regimes.

Chapters are contributed by leading authorities in employment and industrial relations and make the complex detail of new industrial relations laws easy to understand.

This book is designed for students and scholars of employment and industrial relations, and provides an excellent reference for practitioners and students of labour economics and international and comparative human resource management.

Major Tribunal Decisions in 2005
Major tribunal decisions in 2005
JosephCatanzariti, Clayton Utz, Australia
MichaelByrnes, Clayton Utz, Australia
Introduction

The introduction of the Federal Government's WorkChoices reforms is set to change, in a fundamental way, much of the very basic foundations of Australian labour law. Despite the passage of these significant new amendments, several areas of established Australian labour law will continue to be relevant. A number of important judicial decisions of the last 12 months highlight the areas in which the law is likely to develop. This article reviews key 2005 decisions relating to the meaning of ‘reinstatement’ in unfair dismissal cases, the Family Test Case, the liability of managers under occupational health and safety laws and the relief available in workplace bullying cases.

The Meaning of Reinstatement

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