Australian Human Resources

HRM Guide Updates

Managing people, human capital and culture - Human Resource Management (HRM) is critical for business success. HRM Guide publishes articles and news releases about HR surveys, employment law, human resource research, HR books and careers that bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Search all of HRM Guide
Custom Search

Unions launch advertising campaign

June 19 2005 - The ACTU and Australian unions have launched an $8 million advertising campaign attacking the Howard Government's industrial relations changes.

TV and radio advertisements will run in all state capitals and regional areas. The advertisements are designed to raise awareness of the unions' claims that changes in industrial relations changes will take away key rights at work. The advertisements are intended to show how taking away rights to unfair dismissal can wreak havoc on Australian families and how individual contracts will undermine job security and take home pay.

Few Australians are aware of the proposed changes, according to ACTU President Sharan Burrow, but, she claims, once they understand the changes they overwhelmingly opposed them.

"Now that he has control of the Senate John Howard is trying to take away workers' rights by pushing through complex legal changes with little public debate. The challenge for unions is to make the public aware about what is at stake and hold the government accountable for this attack on working families."

Unions will back the advertising campaign with action in workplaces and communities around the nation.

"Making work less secure impacts on families and the community. These laws are not just an attack on unions they are and attack on the living standards of every Australian worker. They would be a backward step for working families at a time when many of them are already struggling just to keep their heads above water", Ms Burrow said.



PHR/SPHR

PHR / SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Kit
by Sandra M Reed and James J. Galluzzo III

Must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.
 


PHR Study Guide 2019-20

PHR Study Guide 2019-2020: PHR Certification Preparation and Practice Test Prep Questions for the Professional in Human Resources Exam


Essential HR

The Essential HR Handbook, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Quick and Handy Resource for Any Manager or HR Professional
  This fully updated 10th anniversary edition is packed with information, tools, checklists, sample forms, and timely tips to guide you through the maze of personnel issues in today's complex business environment.



HRM Guide makes minimal use of cookies, including some placed to facilitate features such as Google Search. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Learn more here

Contact
HR Directory
Privacy Policy

Anything But Work
British Isles
City Visit Guide
Job Skills
Copyright © 1997-2019 Alan Price and HRM Guide contributors. All rights reserved.