What the Social Inclusion Agenda Means for the Integration of Labour Market Regulation and Social Policy
This research project was funded by the University of Melbourne's Social Justice Initiative, and examined the Rudd Government's 'Social Inclusion Agenda', investigating the interaction between labour market regulation and social policy regimes under the Agenda from a social justice perspective.
Work, Care and Family: Revealing and Reconstituting Legal Norms
This research aimed to reveal existing legal norms, and argued to reconstitute those norms in ways more likely to further equality and better work, care and family outcomes.
Labour Regulation in East Asia: China
Many developing countries have labour laws that, on paper, are comprehensive and reflect international standards. However, these laws are often widely ignored. This project investigated the reasons for these implementation failures.
Explore how members of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law are engaging with organisations, the media, conferences and workshops.
Major Research Projects
Access past and present major research projects from the Centre for Corporate Law.
The Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law’s working paper series demonstrates our ongoing research on the constitution and regulation of Australian and global labour markets, with papers on labour law in the Asia-Pacific region, Southern Africa and Europe.
Helen Anderson Publications
Published works by Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law member Professor Helen Anderson.
A list of all current and past special reports submitted by members of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law.
Regulating Work and Workplaces: Contracting and Bargaining in Enterprises
This project examined the way that enterprises are regulated with respect to work activity, looking at various instruments of regulation, and how these are ordered or interrelate. It also looks at the content of these instruments, and what impact this has on workplace regulation and relations.
Iain Campbell Publications
Published works by Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law member Professor Iain Campbell.
Associates and Teaching Associates
Current Associates and Teaching Associates working at the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law.
Academic profile of Professor Beth Gaze, Melbourne Law School
Private Profits from Prison Labour
The research in this project was completed during 2003. It examined the legal regulation of the work done by prisoners in Australia and internationally, from the point of view of labour law, and in particular from the point of view of ILO Convention 29 concerning forced labour.
Graduate Research Supervision
The Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law and its members are active in encouraging and supervising the work of students working towards a research higher degree.
Academic profile of Senior Fellow Carol Andrades, Melbourne Law School
A list of past monograph series, including those published by the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law and co-published with Federation Press.
Tess Hardy Publications
Published works by Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law member Dr Tess Hardy.
Australian Journal of Labour Law
Information from the Centre of Employment and Labour Relations Law regarding submissions to the 'Australian Journal of Labour Law', a co-edited publication comprising three issues per year.
Academic profile of Associate Professor Alysia Blackham, Melbourne Law School
Academic profile of Associate Professor Glenn Patmore, Melbourne Law School
Academic profile of Professor Anna Chapman, Melbourne Law School
Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law
The Centre for Employment and Labour Relations aims to contribute to the development of labour and employment law throughout Australia and the world.
A list of all current and past submissions from the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law.
How are low protection workers regulated? A pilot study in Australia and Indonesia
This project was a preliminary investigation of the norms and rules that govern workers who lie outside the scope of labour standards laws (in either a legal or practical sense).
Work Choices Analysis
The Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law engaged in comprehensive and long-term analysis of the Work Choices legislation enacted by federal parliament in late 2005, and submitted a detailed critique of the proposed amendments to the Senate Inquiry on the Work Choices Bill.
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