ICIANZImperial Chemical Industries of Australia and New Zealand
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There was criticism within ICIANZ of the Central Works Council, with it being disbanded briefly in 1963.
At the ICIANZ plant at Osborne in South Australia in April 1976 shop stewards formed the majority of employee representatives on the works council.
There was no clear decision by ICIANZ to abandon wages councils, with the system gradually decaying and ceasing to function.
The value of the works councils were increasingly questioned within ICIANZ from the 1960s.
ICIANZ was highly critical of the UK Bullock Committee, which proposed legislation that gave trade union representatives equal representation to shareholders on boards of large companies.
ICIANZ in 1970 appointed John McIntosh, the manager at Yarraville in Victoria, as Manager, Personnel Development for the whole company.
While as in the UK the ICIANZ works councils did not privilege union membership, management's motives in introducing the works councils at ICI seem to have been based on paternalism rather than a specific strategy to substitute for the union.
847; Interview with Frederick John Brown, former FIA Chemical Workers Branch official, Melbourne, 18 September 2008, by Greg Patmore; Interview with Bruce Gotting, Chemical Engineer/Manager, ICIANZ Botany, 1965-2007, Sydney, 23 August 2008, by Greg Patmore (hereafter Gotting interview).
(34.) Chemical Group News (ICIANZ), April 1952, pp.
(47.) Grayson, 'Hugh Alexander (1927-2001)', http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/ P004702b.htm, accessed on 17 March 2009; ICIANZ Circle, 31 October 1963, p.
(50.) ICIANZ, Deer Park Works Council Minutes, 27 February 1968-20 September 1977, PMA..
(52.) ICIANZ Central Council Programme, 23 April 1968, PMA; Weickhardt, 'Joint consultation', pp.