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Media Release: The H.R. Nicholls Society Condemns McGowan Government’s Union Deal

Submitted by John Gray on Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:33
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The H.R. Nicholls Society, Australia’s only institute solely devoted to reforming Australia’s Industrial Relations system, has today condemned a deal between the McGowan government and the CPSU/CSA as unfair to workers that choose not to join a union. The deal makes it harder for non-union members to find work in the public sector but it also restricts opening up services to the free-market. 

The H.R. Nicholls Society Announces New Executive Director

Submitted by John Gray on Wed, 07/03/2019 - 03:25
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The H.R. Nicholls Society Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of John Gray as Executive Director of Australia’s only dedicated Industrial Relations institute. President of the board, Kyle Kutasi, said Gray is the perfect choice to lead the Society and to continue the fight for common-sense IR reform in Australia.

WA Opposition Leader Turns Her Back on Retailers

Submitted by John Gray on Tue, 06/18/2019 - 02:05
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The H.R. Nicholls Society, Australia’s only institute solely devoted to reforming Australia’s
Industrial Relations, today expresses its disappointment at WA Opposition Leader Liza Harvey’s
decision to drop former leader Mike Nahan’s deregulated shopping hours plan.


“The Western Australian retail sector is already struggling and the Opposition Leader’s decision
is a huge blow following the announcement from NAB that retail is ‘clearly in recession’”
said
John Gray, Executive Director of the H.R. Nicholls Society.

H.R. Nicholls Society condemns the Fair Work Commission’s reckless wage hike.

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Submitted by Gregory_Pulscher on Fri, 06/01/2018 - 03:23

Today the H.R. Nicholls Society has issued a statement of disappointment over the recent reckless wage hike implemented by the Fair Work Commission making even more jobs illegal and hindering future career potentials for youth, and the least skilled in our communities.
 

H.R. Nicholls Society calls for Craig Laundy to live up to government promises of IR reform.

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Submitted by Gregory_Pulscher on Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:43
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The H.R. Nicholls Society today has called out the recently-appointed Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation, Craig Laundy MP for not living up to promises of IR reform.

In attempting to explain away the Turnbull Government's unconscionable decision to abandon its promised legislation to subject union mergers to a public interest test, the Minster said: