Chain Reaction: A Strategic Approach to Addressing Employment Non-Compliance in Complex Supply Chains

Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 57, No. 4 (2015)

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 777

24 Pages Posted: 24 May 2018 Last revised: 11 Jun 2018

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Tess Hardy

University of Melbourne - Law School

John Howe

University of Melbourne Law School

Date Written: May 9, 2018

Abstract

This paper will draw on the central tenets of the strategic enforcement model and extensive empirical research to explore three innovative mechanisms implemented by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) which are designed to address employer non-compliance in complex supply chains, namely: supply chain litigation, enforceable undertakings and proactive compliance deeds.

Keywords: Fair Work Ombudsman, employer

JEL Classification: K00, K31

Suggested Citation

Hardy, Tess and Howe, John B, Chain Reaction: A Strategic Approach to Addressing Employment Non-Compliance in Complex Supply Chains (May 9, 2018). Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 57, No. 4 (2015), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 777, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3175692

Tess Hardy (Contact Author)

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John B Howe

University of Melbourne Law School ( email )

Centre for Employment & Labour Relations Law
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Australia
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