David Peetz

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6 Feb 2015

The failure of the modern economy to deliver widespread benefits for all is now widely recognised. Ordinary workers—those in the middle and lower parts of the income distribution—have limited access to resources and even more limited effective say. It was not ever thus, and the...


1 Aug 2007

In introducing the ‘WorkChoices’ reforms, the federal government argued that they would encourage increased wages, particularly through Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs). Using unpublished data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH) Survey for May 2006 (released March 2007), this report...


27 Mar 2007

This report uses data from a range of sources, including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR), the Office of the Employment Advocate (OEA), the Office of the Workplace Rights Advocate (WRA), private surveys, media and web reports,...


1 Sep 2001

This paper by David Peetz considers the evidence on the impact of individual contracts and collective bargaining on outcomes such as pay and conditions for employees and the implications for the distribution of power.

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