Labor senator Doug Cameron told Q&A the High Court had decided that the unions and business are entitled to fund political parties. Is that true?
A century on from the UK's only ever general strike, the major federation for organised labour in Britain must learn to be more effective.
A global movement of low-wage workers is improving conditions for fast food employees and others in the U.S. and around the world. A Dartmouth labor historian examines the movement's origins.
The holiday began as a strike against excessive workweeks but now bears little resemblance to its worker-centric origins, even as the founders' gains are slowly lost.
The federal government's bill to protect volunteer firefighters following a long-running dispute in Victoria will not solve the problems to which it was allegedly directed.
The response of the US Knights of Labor to mass immigration, 100 years ago, can help British Labour to resolve its immigration problem today.
The Deliveroo strike shows even gig workers can find ways to push back if they feel they are being underpaid.
Despite attempts to curb union power, they still exert a huge amount of influence over the Labour Party.
Donald Trump has emerged as a self-proclaimed hero of the working class, yet his policies and pedigree suggest he's anything but.
The 2016 election has shown that when there is a close result, negative advertising can be a very powerful campaign tool.
With a popular state Labor government and premier in charge, the economy picking up speed and the state budget in substantial surplus, federal Labor had every reason to see Victoria as its own.
The ACTU's main election campaign focus is to target 28 marginal Coalition seats, including 11 in NSW and six in Queensland: the key battleground states.
Lobbying in Australia is a multi-billion dollar industry which employs a sophisticated strategy to win public opinion and political favours for its clients or members. Here's how.
Wal-Mart is the largest private employer in the world. The retailer's size means it has huge influence on labor standards. A Dartmouth historian profiles the women who are pushing Walmart to improve.
The new regulation will allow millions more U.S. workers to qualify for overtime pay. Our experts assess the impact.
Moves to criminalise sex work are facing tough opposition from those in the industry.
Uber's move to establish a drivers association is akin to the 'yellow unions' of the 1930s.
The Fair Work Act delivers a much more peculiar system of collective bargaining than many realise. It has outcomes that contradict the hopes and fears of both sides of the IR debate.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that two-thirds of all industrial disputes in Australia are in construction, and that construction industrial disputes are up since the ABCC closed. Is that right?
With union membership at just 15% of the workforce and declining, trade unions are looking at new ways to build their membership bases.