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Industry welcomes High Court decision to grant special leave in WorkPac v Rossato Casual Employment Case
"Today's decision by the High Court to grant special leave to WorkPac to appeal the controversial decision of the Federal Court in the WorkPac v Rossato case is very welcome. The Federal Court's decision has alarmed businesses and is no doubt operating as barrier to employers taking on casual staff. With more than half a million casual jobs lost since March, any barrier to casuals being re-employed is not in the interests of employees or employers," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group, said today.
Thursday 26 November 2020

Backgrounder: An Apprenticeship Model for the modern economy
Apprenticeships and traineeships are a central component in how Australia develops and maintains a skilled workforce and part of the skills equation that is key to our COVID economic recovery.
Wednesday 25 November 2020

Australia's ports continue to be a 'wicked problem' – Ai Group Paper released
"It is clear from an Ai Group Discussion Paper released today that significant issues associated with our ports persist which could undermine our resilience, competitiveness and COVID recovery, should we fail to address them," Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.
Tuesday 24 November 2020

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