Industrial relations reform and the occupational transition of Australian workers: a critical discourse analysis.

@article{Bartolo2009IndustrialRR,
  title={Industrial relations reform and the occupational transition of Australian workers: a critical discourse analysis.},
  author={Luciano Lo Bartolo and Marie Sheahan},
  journal={Work},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          407-15
        }
}
The 2005 WorkChoices legislation delivered a significant diminution of Australian workers' rights in the form of choice and control over numerous aspects of working life. WorkChoices extended previous neoliberal reforms and consolidated the negative impacts of those reforms on marginalized groups of workers, especially those in precarious employment. This paper reports on the findings of an occupational science-based, critical discourse analysis of a government newspaper advertisement that… CONTINUE READING
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