Breaking the family chain of joblessness
New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.
Is wages growth really as weak as we think?
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds that hourly wages of the median full-time worker have actually been rising ahead of the cost of living
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.
Are we taking care of the carers?
Carers and support workers in disability and aged care are crucial but University of Melbourne research suggests working conditions are taking a mental toll.
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.