For many respondents, leaving a newsroom has allowed a re-evaluation of work-life balance.
Since leaving secure jobs in newsrooms, employment has been unstable for many former journalists – but job satisfaction has been surprisingly high.
With every round of redundancies, significant questions arise around the long-term viability of mainstream news media in Australia.
There is lingering anger among journalists made redundant that expertise and experience seem to have become disposable assets in newsrooms.
Hazelwood power station worker Trevor Birkbeck stands on a property near the power station in Victoria, 2011.
Past attempts to help Latrobe Valley workers weather economic changes haven't made a difference, so the closure of Hazelwood presents a challenge.
A goodbye to van Gaal.
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A simple 'you're fired!' just won't cut it.
Research shows that employers tend to win cases where pregnant women claim unfair dismissal.
Research shows pregnant women are still being discriminated against in unfair dismissal cases, when employers say they are redundant.
Barclays is cutting 1,200 jobs worldwide.
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Barclays, Pearson, Virgin Media and others have announced big layoffs following poor results – research shows it could be bad strategy in the long-run.
Managing the decline of the steel industry is no easy task. So what are the options?
Toyota’s decision to escort redundant workers off-site using security guard caused “undeserved harm” and may also have undermined morale and potentially affected productivity.
UPDATE: Workers for transport company 1st Fleet were handed redundancy notices when they arrived for work this morning, after the company ceased trading. Are we seeing something of this same attitude recently…
Toyota has culled 350 workers from its Altona plant, based on an assessment system that rated individuals’ performance.
As if losing their jobs wasn’t bad enough in a contracting local economy, the 350 laid-off workers from the Toyota plant in Altona, also leave with the stigma of being a “low-productivity” worker or, colloquially…
The university says it has to cut hundreds of jobs to pay for building maintenance.
More than 100 academic staff at the University of Sydney are set to lose their jobs after receiving emails to inform them…
The university says it needs to make the cuts to fund upgrades to its buildings and IT network.
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Plans by the University of Sydney to post hundreds of letters to staff on a redundancy hit list on Monday afternoon are likely…