Katrina Grace Kelly (ne Grace Collier) feature writer for the Saturday Australian had this to say about NPAQ ...
When it comes to understanding unions and industrial relations, the Coalition suffers a natural disadvantage due to the large numbers of lawyers in its ranks.
Generally speaking, the legal approach is managerial and remote, emotionally inhibited and politically off-kilter. The answer to every workplace relations problem is always another law because what the world needs is more legal people, writing long indignant letters to each other, containing threats of injunction applications, and other expensive and unhelpful procedures.Read more
Latest news: The Morrison Government has just introduced a bill ostensibly to curb union wrongdoing. It’s short title in Canberra is the Ensuring Integrity Bill. However, when politicians start waffling about "integrity" it is usually the time to count the silverware and lock it up. We believe the Morrison Government doesn’t understand the Fair Work Act and or the role of unions in our society.Read more