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Opening statement to the Senate Committee inquiry into the feasibility of, and options for, creating a national long service standard, and the portability of long service and other entitlements
Statement by Stephen Smith, Australian Industry Group Head of National Workplace Relations Policy: Ai Group welcomes the opportunity to participate in this inquiry into the worthwhile concept of a National Long Service Leave Standard and the nonsensical idea of extending portable long service leave entitlements beyond the few industries where these schemes operate.
Friday 05 February 2016
Australian PCI®: Construction starts year on soft footing
The national construction industry has remained in contraction for a second month, with the Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) slipping marginally in January by 0.5 points to 46.3 (readings below 50 indicate contraction in activity, the distance from 50 indicating the strength of the decrease).
Friday 05 February 2016
Further Sentate ABCC Inquiry A Gross Waste Of Resources
"The reference of the ABCC Bill to yet another Senate Committee inquiry is a gross waste of public and industry resources," Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox said today.
Friday 05 February 2016

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