Fall in Employment Confirms Urgent Need for Action by Abbott Government

Fall in Employment Confirms Urgent Need for Action by Abbott Government

The fall in employment of nearly 11,000 in August confirms the earlier call by the HR Nicholls Society’s to Tony Abbott (see release of 25 Aug) to  make the major changes to the existing legislation that will be needed just to reach the “sensible centre” to which he committed the Coalition.

The foreshadowed restoration of ABCC powers and other minor reforms are welcome but will not change the behaviour of militant unions outside the construction industry. Read more