Labor Market 'Reform' in Australia: The New Industrial Relations Law and the Elections

Authors

  • Peter Harkness

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-059-08-2008-01_4

Keywords:

Labor

Abstract

For the first time in decades, the role of the state in industrial relations became a central issue in an election in an English-speaking first-world nation-state. The Australian election of November 24, 2007, resulted in an emphatic win for the Labor Party opposition led by Kevin Rudd. It was the second largest winning margin since the Second World War.

Published

2008-01-04

Issue

Section

Articles