Brave new workplace : how individual contracts are changing our jobs (Book, 2006) []
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Brave new workplace : how individual contracts are changing our jobs

Brave new workplace : how individual contracts are changing our jobs

Author: David Peetz
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The move for individual contracts for employees overturns a century of collective bargaining. David Peetz peels away the layers of corporate and government doublespeak that surround this most heated issue to uncover what is really happening in relations between employers and employees.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Peetz
ISBN: 1741148650 9781741148657
OCLC Number: 70878191
Language Note: English.
Description: x, 262 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Weeding out the troublemakers: beginnings and core ideas --
2. You're all individuals? Some myths about individualism and collectivism --
3. Power, productivity and perks: individual contracting for the corporation --
4. What are you worth? The impacts on ordinary employees --
5. War is peace: corporate strategies and human rights --
6. Mobilising workers: responding to the corporate push --
7. Finding the way: upholding basic rights of the brave new workforce.
Other Titles: Brave new work place
Responsibility: David Peetz.


Once employees knew they'd be paid properly for working nights and overtime and couldn't be dismissed on a whim. Unions made sure of this. Now employees are being asked to do their own bargaining,  Read more...


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