Anthony is Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Law at RMIT. He has also worked extensively in legal practice, including several commercial firms and the Transport Workers Union.
Anthony carries out academic research on a wide range of aspects of employment and workplace law. His main areas of focus are collective bargaining, trade unions, labour hire, wage theft, and the optimal legal and regulatory systems for building collective worker power.
In 2015-16, Anthony was the independent Chair of the Victorian Government Inquiry into Labour Hire and Insecure Work. The recommendations in the Inquiry's Final Report formed the basis for the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018.