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  1. 19 November 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Can Victorian Labor really make ‘wage theft’ a crime?

    Victorian Labor has promised to criminalise 'wage theft' if re-elected, but University of Melbourne experts argue this will be difficult to do at state level.

  2. 3 October 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Skills education needs action, not more talk

    A flawed vocational training system is letting down Australia at a critical time for skills. Two University of Melbourne experts have a simple plan to fix it.

  3. 27 March 2018 - Inside Business

    An older society will need to work for all

    Early findings from a University of Melbourne survey find Australians are not generally ageist, but some young people think older people need to move over.

  4. 14 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. Podcast9 February 2018 - The Policy Shop

    Is any job safe from the march of the machines?

    On the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Professor Richard Susskind discusses how machines are transforming the professions.

  6. Podcast5 September 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Rise of the robots

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast explores automation's impact on how we work, and how it might help humanity thrive.

  7. 24 April 2017 - Inside Business

    A new approach to disability in the workplace

    While people with disabilities can still face discrimination when job-seeking, University of Melbourne experts say some employers value a diverse workforce.

  8. Podcast10 February 2017 - Up Close

    Taking positive psychology to a group level

    Research psychologist Lindsay Oades explains how positive psychology is moving to a systems level to promote more skillful interaction within organisations.

  9. 15 April 2016 - Inside Business

    Will a robot take your job?

    Robots are replacing workers from the kitchen to the “Dark Factory”, but there are other factors which will keep humans in a workplace of the future.

  10. 7 March 2016 - Humanities

    Flexible families = workplace equality

    Here are five key ideas that could have a positive effect on equalising gender relations and improving the status of families.