Does disability policy really offer choice and control?
University of Melbourne research finds that although policy for Australians with disabilities aims to offer choice and control, there are very real barriers.
Keeping sexual harassment complaints confidential
Geoffrey Rush's recent trial failed to highlight leaking of the sexual harassment complaint and poor protection for complainant: University of Melbourne expert.
Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?
Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts
Challenging discrimination in the gig economy
As the world’s gig economy continues to grow, equality law needs to catch up with technology to tackle discrimination says a University of Melbourne expert.
Taking a clear look at inequality
Inequality in Australia is relatively stable but pockets of disadvantage need serious attention including job opportunities says University of Melbourne expert
Blurred lines: Your employer, Twitter and the law
A University of Melbourne expert says Angela Williamson’s sacking from Cricket Australia, over political opinions on Twitter, shows us we need clearer laws.
Small business: Not the jobs engine we think
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey finds the number of self-employed entrepreneurs in Australia doing well enough to hire staff is shrinking.
Tackling underpayment in cleaning supply chains
Complicated outsourcing arrangements can undermine workplace rights, exposing the need for better solutions and incentives says a University of Melbourne expert
Nice work, if you can get it
Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation
Why all jobs aren’t equal for people with disabilities
University of Melbourne research has found that people with disability are more likely to experience low-quality jobs, seriously impacting their mental health.