Skinner, Carolyn Margaret
During the period from 1907 to 1921 Mr Justice Higgins,
in his capacity as President of the Commonwealth Court
of Conciliation and Arbitration, delivered a number of
judgements which were to have a significant influence on
the process of wage fixation in Australia long after he
resigned from the Presidency, The first, though it was
not an arbitration case, was the so-called "Harvester"
judgement in which he established the principle that the
minimum or "living" wage for an unskilled...[Show more]
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