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John Slater


Featured Publication

  • Industrial Relations in Australia: a Handbrake on Prosperity 09 July 2017 | OP157
    Since the defeat of the Howard Government, industrial relations has come to be seen as the third rail of Australian politics. However, Australia faces a number of major demographic and technological challenges that require much more than piecemeal changes to…...
    Since the defeat of the Howard Government, industrial relations has come to be seen as the third rail of Australian politics. However, Australia faces a number of major demographic and technological challenges that require much more than piecemeal changes to…
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Media & Commentary

  • IR’s Kodak moment 14 July 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The rise of automation will see a sizeable chunk of today’s workforce replaced by robots, global employment giant Seek has warned.  And a recent McKinsey report found 75% of hospitality jobs and 60% in the resources sector are vulnerable to…
    The rise of automation will see a sizeable chunk of today’s workforce replaced by robots, global employment giant Seek has warned.  And a recent McKinsey report found 75% of hospitality jobs and 60% in the resources sector are vulnerable to…
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  • Fair Work Commission awards won't save hospitality and retail from Kodak moment 10 July 2017 | AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW
    The rise of automation will see a sizeable chunk of today’s workforce replaced by robots, global employment giant Seek warned last week. The fears are justified. A recent McKinsey report found 75 per cent of hospitality jobs and 60 per…
    The rise of automation will see a sizeable chunk of today’s workforce replaced by robots, global employment giant Seek warned last week. The fears are justified. A recent McKinsey report found 75 per cent of hospitality jobs and 60 per…
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  • IR system killing worker productivity to economic detriment of all 09 July 2017 | MEDIA RELEASE
    Australia’s Industrial Relations system is a millstone around the neck of prosperity, which is struggling to produce economic and wages growth, a new CIS paper outlines. John Slater’s ‘Industrial Relations in Australia: A Handbrake on Prosperity’  says the body count…
    Australia’s Industrial Relations system is a millstone around the neck of prosperity, which is struggling to produce economic and wages growth, a new CIS paper outlines. John Slater’s ‘Industrial Relations in Australia: A Handbrake on Prosperity’  says the body count…
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