Mapping wage theft with data science
Wage theft is common and hard to detect but University of Melbourne experts are developing predictive software and an information portal to help tackle it
Working hard to make work fairer
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a model that helps the Fair Work Ombudsman find unscrupulous employers exploiting or underpaying workers.
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
The minimum wage gender divide
We might expect the gender pay gap to be zero among minimum-wage workers, but University of Melbourne research finds women earn around 10 per cent less.
Should we expect more from lead firms?
Shining a light on the business models of 7-Eleven and other large franchisors is the first step in encouraging meaningful reform to labour laws.
Do what you love: Dispelling the myth
Dr Miya Tokumitsu argues that 'do what you love' is a modern myth that can lead to disappointment and exploitation.