Basically, we need to work less.
New research shows the harsh realities of getting by on a low income and highlights how help for those doing it tough needs to change.
Research shows early childhood educators tend to prop up their low-paid jobs using their household income, or by borrowing from families.
the end of the mining boom has breathed new life into parts of the Tasmanian economy. But there are also several worrying indicators -- like population growth and unemployment -- to be addressed.
Theresa May has dropped her pledge to put workers on company boards. It's a big concession to vested business interests.
Many US voters appear to believe that deporting illegal immigrants would boost job opportunities and wages for US workers. But economic modelling suggests different conclusions.
A new report recognises that no two Indigenous suicides are identical, then skilfully identifies common themes for informing responses that have the potential to save lives.
In Australia, there is no system in place to support people returning to work after cancer treatment – or to provide advice to their employers on how to help them.
Life is a lot different for the flexible working creative class and the call centre worker on a zero hours contract.
Burnout is a growing problem for the modern workplace. It has an impact on organisational costs, as well as employee health and well-being.
Shadow minister for employment Brendan O'Connor said the labour force participation rate was in "free fall" and that this showed "people have stopped looking for work". Is that true?
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen said Australian wages growth is at record lows. Is that true?
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?