Australian Labour Law Responses to the Global Financial Crisis

Italian Labour Law Journal (Lavoro e Diritto), Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 151-164, 2010

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/118

14 Pages Posted: 5 Nov 2010  

Joellen Riley

The University of Sydney Law School

Date Written: November 4, 2010

Abstract

This is the English version of a research note published in the Italian Labour Law journal, Lavoro e Diritto, anno XXIV, n. 1, inverno 2010, pp 151-164. It considers the responses of Australian government, business and industry, and trade union leadership to the challenges of the global financial crisis. It notes the impact of the crisis on wage negotiations, the progress of legislative reforms, immigration policy and corporate governance initiatives.

Keywords: Australian labour law, global financial crisis, wage negotiations, executive remuneration

JEL Classification: K10, K30, K31

Suggested Citation

Riley, Joellen, Australian Labour Law Responses to the Global Financial Crisis (November 4, 2010). Italian Labour Law Journal (Lavoro e Diritto), Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 151-164, 2010; Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/118. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1703239

Joellen Riley (Contact Author)

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