Work and employment relations in an uneven patchwork world: AIRAANZ 2013

Sue Ressia
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
Well attended by both Academic and Higher Degree Researchers (HDRs), the 27th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) Conference was held from 6–8 February, this year in Fremantle, Western Australia. Many a WOW industrial relations scholar delivered papers, following the release of findings from two Australian Research Council Linkage grants’ […]

Shift work taking toll on mining workforce

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
Uncontrollable shift patterns in the mining and energy sector may have far-reaching implications for the physical and psychological health of industry workers, a newly-released report says. Researchers at Griffith University today released preliminary findings of the Australian Coal and Energy Survey.  They highlight the mixed experiences of workers in the sector. The first wave of […]

Shift, drive, fly: work and wellbeing in regional coal mining communities

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Published
What is shaping up to be the largest longitudinal study of shift work and its impact on social, physical, psychological, and community wellbeing is well under way. The Australian Research Council Linkage project, co-funded by the Mining and Energy division of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), has seen data collected from over 2 […]