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Comment: Why Australia should look to Canada on no-poach agreements and wage fixing

By James Panichi
  • 16 Mar 2023 21:50
  • 16 Mar 2023 21:50
When Andrew Leigh floated the idea of banning no-poach agreements and noncompete clauses earlier this month, some observers assumed Australia’s assistant minister for competition was merely indulging in an act of policy kite-flying.

After all, employment arrangements had been specifically carved out of competition law in 1974 — almost 50 years ago

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James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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