Collective bargaining isn’t enough to revive labor unions.
Unions should move their focus away from traditional collective bargaining and instead embrace new ways to attract new members, such as by offering discounted benefits and engaging in more advocacy.
Amazon plans to retrain 100,000 employees in new technologies.
Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.
Work isn’t as stable as it once was.
A growing number of jobs are becoming less stable, with fewer benefits and stagnating wages. This is taking a significant toll on the psychological health of workers.
In it together.
The UK Court of Appeal ruled in late May that it is not sex discrimination for employers to enhance maternity pay but only provide the statutory rate of shared parental pay.
Rose McGowan, with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, was among the first women to speak out against Harvey Weinstein.
Workers are increasingly not keeping their employers' secrets secret, as evidenced by the mass whistleblower event that is the #MeToo movement.
Cohen's sudden and stark transformation from 'blind loyalty' to utter betrayal says a lot about broader changes in how Americans view their employers.
Most dads aren't taking shared parental leave – new research reveals why.
Arbitration trials don’t always result in equal justice.
The court narrowly ruled that employees who sign arbitration agreements can't bring class action suits over unpaid wages.
Sinclair’s employment contracts are kind of like a toll road. You have to pay to leave.
A purported contract between Sinclair and an anchor demanded a huge penalty if the employee quit. While many asked if that's legal, a more interesting question is why more companies don't do the same thing.
Students take part in protests in support of the university pensions strikes.
A strike around a specific employment issue can easily develop a momentum of its own and become a catalyst for a much wider expression of dissatisfaction.
Recruitment processes can play an important role in social mobility.
Education is not the only way to tackle social mobility, employers also have a key role to play.
As ACTU secretary, Sally McManus has proven effective at elevating the debate over workplace reform.
Even with the most favourable laws, unions will still need to confront the reality of a dramatic transformation in the world of work.
Millennial women are choosing pets over kids. And they want to bring those pets to work. What can employers do?
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
Senior journalist Carrie Gracie (right) found she was being paid less than her male colleagues at the BBC.
Sex discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap.
Research shows open plan offices work for teams who set rules about their space.
Rather than being distracting, open plan offices can actually work for certain situations.
Women make up more than half the workforce in Canada. It’s time for employers to provide supports for workers who are enduring domestic abuse situations.
Women make up a major portion of the Canadian workforce. That's why employers need to step up to help those in domestic abuse situations.
Irrigated fields, like these in Nigeria, increase the risk of workers getting malaria.
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Health investments raise worker productivity, but firms may not observe changes in worker effort. Technology that measures physical activity demonstrates these potential gains.