Brendan O’Connor

The Changing Face of the Labour Market: Where to From Here?

2017-09-19T11:50:17+10:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Brendan O’Connor is Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and the Member for Gorton. As unions herald an aggressive campaign, claiming that the current industrial relations system is “broken­”, Brendan O’Connor has agreed that changes are needed because the Fair Work Act has not kept pace with changes in the labour market. In a [...]

Why the Australian Labor Party is the Party of Small Business

2017-05-10T13:00:49+10:00December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Brendan O'Connor is the Minister for Small Business, and Minister for Housing and Homelessness in the Gillard Government. He was the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Industrial Relations from December 2006 until the election of the Rudd Government, when he was appointed as Minister for Employment Participation. In December 2011, he was appointed as [...]