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The problem of wage stagnation: declining union collective bargaining power under the fair work act

Court, Agatha Lilian


This thesis will argue that the reduction of the bargaining power of unions and employees through legislative mechanisms is a central reason in the ‘crisis’ of wage stagnation in the Australian workforce. Chapter one will show the causal relationship between the economic conditions of low wage growth and the neoliberal ascendance in labour legislation leading to the shift away from industry bargaining under the conciliation and arbitration system to the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (Honours)
DOI: 10.25911/5f5f478c064ee


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