Experts say gig economy workers are less protected as more companies create benefits packages for self-employed workers.
This Labour weekend we celebrate the eight-hour workday. But with technology blurring the line between job and home, we need to ask why our workplace law hasn’t kept pace with other countries.
Research shows strong evidence that pay transparency laws can reduce the gender pay gap.
It’s not just the likes of Gary Lineker who can get in trouble for tweeting.
Employers navigating employees’ requests for religious accommodations face some confusing guidance. A new Supreme Court case could clarify – and shift the norm.
What a ‘gig worker’ is remains ill-defined, which can suit employers. But the spread of the gig economy means more workers don’t have the same rights and protections as employees.
The use of unreliable, discriminatory automated recruitment tools is on the rise – and they’re completely unregulated.
The country’s reliance on ‘at-will’ employment means that companies face few restrictions when they want to downsize their workforces.
Firefighters are ringing the alarm about underfunding that’s potentially putting lives at risk. But can industrial law resolve those deeper issues?
Some companies say they will cover travel expenses to help workers in states where abortion is illegal get the procedure, but doing so could pose legal challenges.
Exploitation flourishes because regulators do not routinely detect or punish labour law noncompliance.
Employment law is all at sea.
Removing contractual sick pay could open employers up to legal challenges.
A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. But before you opt to join them, you should consider the risks and costs.
Victoria has mandated COVID vaccinations for an estimated 1.25 million workers. Employment law expert Giuseppe Carabetta explains the legalities.
Does intellectual freedom mean academics can say what they want in whatever way they choose? Tim Anderson had a win this week, but a judge must still decide whether he was wrongfully dismissed.
While noncompetes may make sense for well-paid executives who possess trade secrets, they make less sense for low-paid workers – yet many are subject to the agreements.
Australia’s COVID vaccine rollout has now reached people of working age. Here’s what you need to know about taking time off for your shot and if you’ll get paid.
Thousands of workers at meat- and poultry-processing plants have contracted COVID-19, and hundreds have died. A legal scholar recommends ways to make their jobs safer.
The vast majority of US workers are deemed “at will,” which means they can be fired at any time, without notice, and for any reason.