The TJ Ryan Foundation produces reports and commentary on a range of current issues in Queensland public policy. It will generate major reports on select topics of particular interest for the people of Queensland, as well as provide commentary on current events and papers published elsewhere.
Michael Barry writes in The Conversation (3.5.16) about ways that unions can reverse declining membership levels and give a greater ‘voice’ to the interests of more
David Peetz writes in The Conversation (29.4.16) about the potentially worthwhile changes to trade union behaviour and governance that might come out of the recent Royal
Ray Markey writes in The Conversation (27.4.16) about the often over-stated and misinterpreted relationship between the union movement and the Labor Party in Australia. ‘The Australian
Sarah Kaine writes in The Conversation (21.4.16) about the ‘perfect storm’ of declining membership levels and hostile federal legislation currently facing the nation’s union movement. ‘The
David Peetz writes in The Conversation (18.4.16) about the changing dynamics of workplace relations, and the changing roles of trade unions in industrial relations in Australia.
David Peetz writes on John Menadue’s blog site (8.4.16) about unsupported claims made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and others that the return of the ABCC
Fabrizio Carmignani writes in The Conversation (17.3.16) about the vexing issue of income inequality, and how it and other forms of inequality could come to dominate
Andreas Pekarek and Peter Gahan write in The Conversation (29.3.16) about how decreasing levels of union membership are changing the ways that unions operate. This includes
The Brisbane Times reports (17.3.16) on state government moves to ban 100 percent FIFO workforces on new mine projects in Queensland. ‘The Queensland government will ensure
Judith Ireland reports in the Brisbane Times (13.3.16) on appeals by community representatives calling on government to remove employer restrictions enforcing secrecy about workers’ pay details.
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