The Coalition released its proposed IR policy on 9 May 2013 that will come into effect if it wins government later this year. Read the full policy on the Liberal Party website.
It proposes (among other things) changes to how greenfield agreements are negotiated and to right of entry provisions. We have compared how the proposed changes would operate in comparison with the current system under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and the under the previous “Workchoices” system.
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The Coalition’s policy, if implemented, would signify a significant change in the balance of power between employees and employers.