Mining will continue to be a dominant force in Western Australia's future but the health sector is the more likely to deliver jobs and growth than tourism or agriculture, new research shows.
A new clause being embedded in a number of university contracts attempts to restrict academics from speaking freely in public debate about issues that are outside their area of research.
Business Briefing: why the future is workless.
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We need to embrace a future where machines do our jobs for us and the government gives us a basic income as a safety net, author Tim Dunlop says.
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
The claim: Robotics will lead to mass unemployment. The reality: Productivity will grow, but not idle or leisure time.
Auto manufacturing workers will face significant problems in finding new jobs after the closure of the Ford and Holden plants, a new survey has found.
A study of the three casinos Donald Trump owned in Atlantic City shows they performed far worse than their rivals, losing more jobs and revenue.
For years, social scientist have assumed that it's class that determines a person's health and well-being. Have they been barking up the wrong tree?
If the government is going to get people out of poverty, it needs to focus less on getting people into work and more on where business is growing.
The history of artisanal training and employment in South Africa has been one of systematic social exclusion and inequality.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Many young South Africans struggle to get a job due to the high levels of unemployment. But access to information, which is influenced by race and class, increases the chances of getting employed.
The Australian economy continues to deliver mixed, but on the whole positive, signals.
Working life is becoming more fluid, if not precarious. We need to look at how our education systems are preparing young people for a changing workplace.
Historical data for Australia shows young people have fared better than their global counterparts in terms of economic opportunity but this masks a growing disparity among youth.
Horrors of job discrimination.
We all like to think we are free agents and have huge degrees of agency. But, in reality, our health reflects the environments we live in.
Contrary to popular stereotypes, research shows young people in the workforce want much the same things from work as other generations.
Reducing the work week is one of the easiest steps we could take to radically reduce our environmental impact.
Uber's introduction of driverless cars is a big change for the company but the changes it has brought to the world of work are here to stay.