‘Computer, compose tweet.’
Our 'Tony Stark' image of tech moguls is obscuring the talent and toil of ordinary workers, and inflating the egos of the bosses.
Post-its, iPad or ping-pong?
Managers work tirelessly to modernise offices, innovate and cut costs, but what really boosts employee performance? The answer is the scientific method: design, test, and measure.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
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And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
Paramedics have higher rates of mental health problems than other emergency services workers.
Paramedics face traumatic situations every day. They need policies to ensure support is provided in the immediate aftermath of trauma, and early access to mental health care.
Unpaid interns protests in Geneva in 2016. Activism has played a big part in how unpaid internships are now being regarded with disdain.
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Global activism has played a big role in outlawing unpaid internships. Here's how protests and social media shaming spurred negative media coverage of unpaid internships.
Studies suggest few women formally complain about sexual harassment in the workplace.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.
TGI Friday’s employees are joined by McStrikers during a demo in Covent Garden.
A new generation of workers are joining trade unions and using social media to hold big employers to account.
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Brexit could erode workers’ wages and conditions, particularly if the British government deregulates employment laws and undercuts EU standards.
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.
Human Resources must adapt quickly to changes in the workplace to remain relevant and useful.
U.S. President Donald Trump holds up an executive order to tighten the rules for technology companies seeking to bring highly skilled foreign workers to the United States in April 2017.
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U.S. President Donald Trump's move to crack down on temporary skilled workers is a terrible mistake that disproportionately harms women and people of colour.
Some say the gig economy is capitalism's final victory, but maybe it's not.
Work dominates many of our lives, often in ways that are detrimental to our health and well-being.
The study found that the disability support workers regularly spent unpaid time on two types of work activities.
While disability carers are employed to work part-time hours, they often have long work days with short periods of work interspersed with non-work periods.
Unions negotiate for improved employment security and training opportunities.
Research finds union members earn more because they have more experience than their non-union colleagues.
Nurses who care for people in the city can’t afford a property anywhere near their place of work.
People on moderate incomes, including police and emergency workers, have been forced to seek housing on the city fringes, far from their places of work. But there are ways to reverse this trend.
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.
Having a bullhorn is nice, but workers need more to elevate their voices.
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Although over 200 CEOs have promised to share windfalls from the recent tax cut with their employers – something the president is likely to bring up in the State of the Union – research suggests workers aren't holding their breath.
The Working Time Directive is designed to stop this kind of behaviour.
The Working Time Directive enshrines legal rights to rest periods, paid holidays and a maximum 48-hour working week.