VIC Homework Question - Effectiveness of Fair Work Commission Regarding Employment?

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Gracia

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Hi everyone,

Can anyone please explain to me what is the effectiveness of the Fair Work Commission in relation to the modern awards in the Australian system of employment relations?
 

Rod

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Why do you want to know?
 

Gracia

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Why do you want to know?
Hi Rod,

Most of the articles that I read describe the system on the negative side especially with the penalty rates decision. So I want to know the Commission’s effectiveness. This is for a school requirement.
 

Tim W

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It's highly effective.
I suggest having a look at their website, and a read of their annual report.
 

Gracia

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It's highly effective.
I suggest having a look at their website, and a read of their annual report.
Thank you, Tim. I need to have a strong basis for its effectiveness as some view it as “broken” and pro-employer.
 

Tim W

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Start by asking... who?
 

Rod

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I don't see it as pro-employer at all. I hear complaints going the other way.

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