The Prime Minister made a number of claims when he announced the extension of the 90-day trial provisions to all employees. At time of the announcement, the government made a deliberately delayed release of a Department of Labour research report, apparently to support the law change. The research was unbalanced, surveying only 13 employees, but it does not provide evidence for his claims. Instead it provides cause for concern. If you want to read the full report, details are below, but here are highlights. A longer analysis is available on request.