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6321.0.55.001 - Industrial Disputes, Australia, Jun 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/09/2011   
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1 Industrial disputes which occurred during the quarter

Number of disputes
Employees involved
Commenced in period
Total
Newly involved
Total
Working days lost
no.
no.
'000
'000
'000

June Quarter 2009
53
58
40.2
43.9
47.3
September Quarter 2009
66
72
15.6
18.0
29.1
December Quarter 2009
69
81
25.1
27.0
44.7
March Quarter 2010
42
54
7.2
13.2
28.8
June Quarter 2010
48
56
12.3
13.9
24.0
September Quarter 2010
62
72
14.2
16.0
46.6
December Quarter 2010
63
70
15.2
17.0
27.2
March Quarter 2011
31
37
10.5
11.1
19.7
June Quarter 2011
43
53
12.8
14.6
66.2


2 Industrial disputes which occurred during the quarter, Industry

March Quarter 2011
June Quarter 2011
Working days lost
Working days lost per thousand employees
Working days lost
Working days lost per thousand employees
'000
no.
'000
no.

Mining
Coal mining
-
-
np
np
Other mining
-
-
-
-
Manufacturing
Metal product etc(a)
-
-
0.6
1.8
Other manufacturing
np
np
3.5
6.1
Construction
8.3
11.3
34.2
44.7
Transport, postal and warehousing
9.2
17.6
np
np
Education and training; Health care and social assistance
0.6
0.3
0.4
0.2
Other industries(a)
np
np
np
np
All industries
19.7
2.0
66.2
6.5

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) See Glossary - Industry - for details of industries included.

3 Industrial disputes which occurred during the quarter, States and territories

March Quarter 2011
June Quarter 2011
Working days lost
Working days lost per thousand employees
Working days lost
Working days lost per thousand employees
'000
no.
'000
no.

New South Wales
2.3
0.7
2.3
0.7
Victoria
6.0
2.3
26.0
10.1
Queensland
7.4
3.6
29.3
14.2
South Australia
0.7
0.9
np
np
Western Australia
2.3
2.2
np
np
Tasmania
np
np
np
np
Northern Territory
np
np
-
-
Australian Capital Territory
np
np
-
-
Australia
19.7
2.0
66.2
6.5

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

4 Industrial disputes which ended during the quarter(a)

December Quarter 2010
March Quarter 2011
Number of disputes
Employees involved
Working days lost
Number of disputes
Employees involved
Working days lost
no.
'000
'000
no.
'000
'000

CAUSE OF DISPUTE

Enterprise Bargaining (EB) related
Remuneration
10
1.0
4.6
4
np
np
Employment conditions
29
11.9
25.5
10
1.0
4.1
Other EB related
-
-
-
1
0.1
-
Non-EB related
Remuneration
-
-
-
-
-
-
Employment conditions
4
1.0
0.9
1
np
np
Health and safety
8
0.9
0.7
4
np
np
Job security
-
-
-
-
-
-
Managerial policy
7
0.8
0.6
5
0.2
0.4
Union issues
6
1.1
1.5
2
np
np
Other non-EB related
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total
64
16.7
33.7
27
6.0
12.7

WORKING DAYS LOST PER EMPLOYEE INVOLVED

Up to and including 1 day
29
8.5
2.9
11
1.9
1.7
Over 1 day and up to including 2 days
12
4.5
6.5
6
np
np
Over 2 and less than 5 days
14
2.4
9.3
3
np
np
5 and less than 10 days
5
0.7
4.5
6
0.6
4.5
10 days and over
4
0.6
10.5
1
np
np
Total
64
16.7
33.7
27
6.0
12.7

REASON WORK RESUMED

Negotiation without intervention of a third party
9
0.8
1.5
2
np
np
State legislation
-
-
-
3
np
np
Federal legislation
10
1.0
1.5
6
0.4
0.7
Pre-determined return to work
38
14.3
30.1
14
5.2
10.9
Resumption without negotiation
6
np
np
1
np
np
Mediation
1
np
np
1
np
np
Other reasons
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total
64
16.7
33.7
27
6.0
12.7

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) See Explanatory Notes, paragraph 12



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