Has Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Retail Industry Delivered its Promise of Family Friendly Working Conditions?

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dc.contributor.author Mortimer, Dennis en_US
dc.contributor.author O'Neill, Brian en_US
dc.contributor.author Spooner, Keri en_US
dc.contributor.editor White, G en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-18T06:53:51Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-18T06:53:51Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2007000510 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mortimer Dennis, O'Neill Brian, and Spooner Keri 2007, 'Has Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Retail Industry Delivered its Promise of Family Friendly Working Conditions?', Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, pp. 47-58. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-962-85264-0-6 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7635
dc.description.abstract Enterprise bargaining is an important mechanism for achieving work-family working conditions in the Australian context. Some form of enterprise based bargaining has been present in this country at least since the early 1800 s and the formation of functioning trade unions, but its establishment as the dominant source of determining wages and working conditions took place by increments over the period from the late 1980 s until the present time. Similarly, concerns about the implications of working conditions for managing family responsibilities is evident in the writings of Charles Dickins and influenced the Harvester Judgment of 1908 in which a basic wage was set for Australian workers, yet the issue was not placed firmly on the public agenda until the early 1980 s with the ratification of the International Labour Organisation s (ILO) Convention Number 156, Workers with Family Responsibilities 1981. Since the 1980 s and up until the present, work-family issues have continued to gain prominence in legislation, public policy and community discussion. en_US
dc.publisher Hong Kong Baptist University en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~iera2006/ en_US
dc.title Has Enterprise Bargaining in the Australian Retail Industry Delivered its Promise of Family Friendly Working Conditions? en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of the 14th International Employment Relations Conference en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Hong Kong en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 47 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 58 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference.location Hong Kong en_US
dc.for 150300 en_US
dc.personcode 104052 en_US
dc.personcode 913207 en_US
dc.personcode 810161 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Business and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom International Employment Relations Conference en_US
dc.date.activity 20060619 en_US
dc.location.activity Hong Kong en_US
dc.description.keywords employment relations, retail industry, family-friendly work conditions en_US
dc.staffid 810161 en_US


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