Workplace agreements


Towards more productive and equitable workplaces: an evaluation of the Fair Work legislation

This evaluation of the Fair Work legislation was formally assessed as meeting the requirements of a post-implementation review by the Office of Best Practice Regulation. The government is currently considering the report, and will respond in due course.

Penalising work – a historical account of penalty rates in Australia

This report argues that reform is required to allow for greater flexibility over penalty rates in what is currently a highly centralised system.
Working paper

Workplace agreements survey 2001: analysis of results

This report aims to provide insight into the industrial agreement-making process in Australian businesses. The analysis is based on data drawn from the ABL Workplace Agreements Survey 2001. The survey collected data on the expectations associated with agreement making, the operation of agreements, the level...