More staff opt out of Australia Day Holiday


Craig Laughton, our Executive Director, was among many company and organisation leaders who have commented on the discussion this year regarding Australia Day.

Please see the article for full details and find Craig’s quote below

The Age – More staff opt out of the Australia Day holiday

“Craig Laughton, executive director of the Australian Higher Education Industrial Association, the employer association for universities, said there was a “real desire” among his members to give staff the option, with several institutions considering the arrangement and some offers imminent.

He said many universities were investigating whether their enterprise agreements allowed it. “Some are just going to do it regardless because that’s what they want to do,” he said. “The sector as a whole is really starting to vote with its feet more.”