Until hostel accommodation is overhauled, throwing money at the labour crisis on Australian farms is a fruitless effort.
While the Turnbull government’s recent announcement that they are axing the 457 Visa program has federal officials calling it a victory for Australian workers, Associate Professor Mohan Thite of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing believes the decision is short-sighted. “Cracking a whip to make sure businesses only hire locals is more of a […]
This article is authored by Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) Higher Degree Research student member, Carolina Bouten-Pinto, and was first published via LinkedIn’s Pulse blog on 28 October, 2015 Yesterday, I attended the ‘So what does gender and diversity at work look like? symposium at Griffith University. The symposium is organised twice a […]
The complexities facing Sri Lanka’s unions as they attempt to organise, represent, protect, provide a voice for, and respond on behalf of, a globally mobile labour force of citizens, is the focus of an USAID-funded, Solidarity Center/ Rutgers partnership for the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s (WOW) and Griffith Asia Institute’s (GAI) Dr Samanthi J […]