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
Want to lead self-motivated employees?
University of Melbourne research has shown how leaders can support employees to work more autonomously, creating a happier and more productive workplace.
Why moaning about work can actually be good for you
University of Melbourne research shows moaning can help teams bond in the workplace and process negative emotions, and that humour plays an important role too.
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.
The new hyper-reality of work
Augmented and virtual realities are starting to enter the work place. Here University of Melbourne experts take a look into the future of how we will be working
5 ways the future of work could change for women
Women remain under-represented in senior roles and earn less. University of Melbourne experts discuss what the future of work could look like for women.
Putting doctors under a data microscope
The University of Melbourne's MABEL survey provides data on the medical workforce, including doctor's gender pay gap and attracting doctors to rural areas.
The challenge and opportunity of an ageing workforce
For the first time, we have four generations working together. We need to work out how to deal with the challenges and opportunities this brings.
Cosmetic surgery and the workplace beauty premium
Cosmetic surgery can increase self-esteem and job satisfaction - but employers have a role to play in dismantling bias focused on physical attractiveness.
Making workplace laws work for those with disabilities
A new approach to welfare-to-work programs should make it easier for people with disabilities to find employment, but women continue to face added disadvantage.