"The new Panel Members will add valuable economic, business and labour market experience to the Fair Work Commission. Mr Ferguson has a vast amount of experience within industry, Government and the trade union movement. Professor Wooden is one of Australia's leading labour market economists and director of the HILDA project, which provides important data for Annual Wage Reviews. Ms Labine-Romain has a great deal of relevant experience in Australia and overseas.
"We are sure that the new Panel Members will make an important contribution to the Fair Work Commission's deliberations," Mr Willox said.
The official announcement of the appointments is available at this link: New appointments to the Fair Work Commission Expert Panel
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