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  • Hospitality sector seeks to cut penalty rates 01 May 2012

    ABC News 24

    ABC News 24's Afternoon Live program and ABC TV news Melbourne have interviewed Professor John Buchanan, University of Sydney Business School Workplace Research Centre, regarding the proposal by retailers and restaurants across Australia to remove penalty rates for workers. Professor Buchanan said in an immediate sense it is right, but community interests need to be weighed up.

  • End of the road for Australian model 18 Apr 2012

    Australian Financial Review

    Dr John Buchanan, director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, has commented on Toyota Australia's selection of hundreds of manufacturing staff for compulsory redundancy in the Australian Financial Review.

  • The future of unions 04 Apr 2012

    Radio National

    ABC Radio National Drive has conducted a panel discussion on unions and their relevance today including Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School.

  • Australian industries to shed jobs 20 Mar 2012

    ABC TV Melbourne

    ABC TV Melbourne has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, regarding the shedding of jobs in construction and other industries.

  • Electrical trade apprentices underpaid and undervalued 09 Mar 2012

    Radio 2GB

    Radio 2GB has interviewed Professor John Buchanan from the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School regarding his research commissioned by the Electrical Trades Union, which has found that electrical trade apprentices are underpaid and undervalued. Professor Buchanan has also been interviewed by ABC Radio.

  • Apprentice electricians living below poverty line 06 Mar 2012

    ABC News

    ABC News has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School regarding the results of his research into the wages of apprentice electricians.

  • Apprentice electricians are 'living in poverty': Unions 06 Mar 2012

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National's AM program has interviewed Dr John Buchanan, from the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, regarding the fact that more than 33 percent of Australian apprentice electricians are living below the poverty line.

  • Don't be a labour law fashion victim 28 Feb 2012

    Business Spectator

    Professor John Buchanan, director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, talks about the relationship between labour law and productivity performance.

  • BHP stares down week-long strike 16 Feb 2012

    ABC News

    Industrial relations experts Professor John Buchanan, the director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney's Business School comments on the latest mass strike action at BHP mines in Queensland.

  • Agenda 2012: Work 13 Feb 2012

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National Life Matters has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School regarding issues with productivity, job growth and Greece.


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