There aren’t enough remote jobs to go around.
If Alberta prepares to transition from oil and gas to solar energy, the workforce will need retraining. New research shows that this will cost less than expected.
Having a biased manager lowers productivity across the board – even for workers who aren’t targeted.
Bringing together worker, business, and government representatives helped set clearer rules for everyone on public holidays. We need to try that same approach to lift NZ’s poor productivity.
The oil and gas industry is struggling to retain talent – here’s why.
The work environment is a social determinant of health. However, work has been underused as a lever to address health inequalities.
In a greener future, what becomes of current fossil fuel workers? Despite possessing skills applicable to green industries, their geographical locations will limit their opportunities.
30 years ago, Labor Prime Minister Paul Keating adopted an ambitious official target for Australian unemployment. The Albanese government just passed up a historic opportunity to go even further.
The new paper says closer to 2.8 million Australians are in some way unemployed, equivalent to one-fifth of the current workforce. That’s much more than the official unemployment total of 539,700.
The latest labor figures are less encouraging than they might seem.
More Australian employers are keen to employ Indigenous workers, but a large-scale analysis of job adverts shows a mismatch between demand for and supply of Indigenous talent.
Research shows nearly 20% of the poorer mental health reported by young adults with disability could be alleviated by helping those who want to work into jobs.
The Treasury and RBA believe Australia’s sustainable rate of unemployment is above 4%, but Australia’s leading economists think 3.75% is possible long-term, and have ideas about how to achieve it.
Wildfires on Maui are a crippling blow to the island’s tourism industry, which generates half of its jobs. But New Orleans and Kauai show that comebacks are possible.
An expert explains what she learned from analysing 10 books on the future of work.
We need to be mindful of the potential short- and medium-term risks of AI.
A review of government services has found that autistic people are being failed in health, education, employment, poverty and housing.
New digital technologies have been a constant for workers over the past few decades, with a mixed record on the economy and individuals’ daily lives. AI’s effect will likely be just as unpredictable.
Software you may already use every day can track your productivity for your employer.
Studies from multiple countries have found that long COVID is linked to an increased likelihood of not working. Here’s what’s happened in the UK.