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Australian Industry Group

Thursday, 24th July 2014

Union Budget claims highlight need for tighter bargaining laws
Revelations of union attempts to force employers to pay for increased employee costs resulting from the Federal Budget emphasise the need for changes to the Fair Work Act to prevent strike action in pursuit of political claims.
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Workforce participation key to childcare reform
Changes made to childcare arrangements in the wake of the PC draft report on Childcare and Early Childhood Education need to avoid adverse impacts on workforce participation.
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Industry alliance calls for gas market reform
Ai Group and five other industry associations have released the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of rapidly escalating gas prices on the Australian manufacturing industry.
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B20 highlights common challenges for international business
Ai Group has strongly endorsed B20 calls for governments to commit to reforms that will remove barriers and impediments to starting and growing businesses.
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Healthy workplaces = increased productivity
Ai Group is an industry partner with the Healthy Together Victoria Achievement Program, which supports the development of healthier workplaces and formally recognises those that promote health and wellbeing.
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Managing discrimination, harassment and bullying
This half-day program is designed to ensure your managers and supervisors understand the effects of discrimination, harassment and bullying at work and their important role in maintaining an appropriate workplace culture.
Sydney, August 6
Melbourne, August 14
Brisbane, August 19


• Weekly Economic Update
• Daily Telegraph Op-ed July 23: Gas market reform
• Don't miss BIZassistBriefings webcasts
• Ai Group July-Dec Workforce Learning and Development calendar


Take part in Australian Engineering Week
Australian Engineering Week runs nationally from August 4-10. Find out what events are happening in your area to celebrate the contribution engineers make to our society. Read about it

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