Do you actually need compulsory vaccination at your workplace? And if you do, as a last resort, how do you make mandates fair?
Employers like Michigan State play a critical role in protecting people – or not – from abuse by people on their payroll.
Rather than just catering to one stereotype of worker, people who use coworking spaces actually come from different backgrounds, professions and ages.
New research shows that young people and employers have different ideas about innovation and the future of work.
A study shows the reality of gig worker experiences is far more nuanced than enjoying flexible work or being exploited.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
Border control no longer stops at the border.
The government has a major headache on its hands with the proposed cuts to penalty rates, which could haunt it all the way to the next election.
The number of “knowledge workers” in Australia is rising but they present a unique challenge to managers.
If you think the hours you work are all converted directly into dollars, think again. There are a lot of ways employers can manipulate your time – some of which are legal, others highly questionable.
The changes to superannuation discussed in the 1992-93 cabinet papers shaped the system we have today for better and worse.
Being a good critical thinker is a desirable and highly-sought after trait for getting a job in today’s economy. But are universities actually teaching this skill effectively?
New research used a method that predicts divorce to pick up the signs that an employee will stay or leave their job.
The government’s changes to the so called “backpacker tax” will mean these holidaying workers will have less super than other temporary workers in Australia, creating even more inequality.
Employers are increasingly using potential employees’ social media accounts to determine their suitability for jobs. A new study finds employees are uncomfortable with this but accept the practice.
There isn’t a lot of research on whether an internship will secure you a job.
Research shows pregnant women are still being discriminated against in unfair dismissal cases, when employers say they are redundant.
While there has been a rise in contracting out and ‘disruptors’ such as Uber, employment is an will remain the dominant method of business operation in a capitalist setting.
In an increasingly individualised workplace, unions can no longer rely on organising tactics to survive. Instead, they need to undertake a major “rebranding”.
Even though union membership has dropped to just 15%, unions still have an important role to play in ensuring that workers have meaningful input into how their workplaces are run.