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Serena Yu


Minimum wages and their role in the process and incentives to bargain

The study is based on four sources of data: (a) a survey of over 11,500 non-public sector organisations, (b) quantitative analysis of over 25,000 enterprise agreements, (c) qualitative analysis of 91 strategically selected agreements; and (d) 20 workplace case studies. Key findings (indicative) Organisations commonly...

Staffing cutbacks in the South Australian public sector and their likely effects

In 2009, the South Australian government announced it would be cutting public sector employees by 1600 over the next three years. In announcing the cutbacks, the SA Treasurer said that doing so would help restore the State’s fiscal position in the wake of the Global...