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Employee representation and pension fund governance in Australia

Mees, B 2018 , 'Employee representation and pension fund governance in Australia' , Economic and Industrial Democracy , pp. 1-17 , doi: 10.1177/0143831X17752265.

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Abstract

Representative arrangements are widely employed in the governance of occupational pensionfunds, particularly in Australia where a sector of jointly employer/employee-sponsored ‘industryfunds’ was established during the 1980s. The jointly governed industry funds are privately ownedwealth-management businesses and have routinely outperformed the retirement-savings schemesrun by the large listed for-profit providers. Seeking to understand why these examples of labourist‘alternative organisations’ have outperformed more traditionally governed Australian wealthmanagementfirms is the main purpose of this article.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Mees, B
Keywords: Superannuation, governance, unions
Journal or Publication Title: Economic and Industrial Democracy
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISSN: 0143-831X
DOI / ID Number: 10.1177/0143831X17752265
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Copyright 2018 the authors

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