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PLPRU research on Refugee Women and Work.

Alex Reilly and Joanna Howe with two co-investigators in Psychology and Social Health have secured a grant for $282,802 under the National Research Grants program in the Commonwealth Department of Social Services. The project is titled ‘Refugee women and work: pathways to employment for social inclusion and health and well-being’. The project focuses on employment […]

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Young people and the future of work

PLPRU member Professor Rosemary Owens  will be presenting the Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law at ANU College of Law (Canberra) on 12 October 2016. Her lecture is entitled: Young people and the future of work; the regulatory challenges of unpaid work at the intersection of education and work.  Professor Owens is currently undertaking an […]

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FactCheck: can foreign seafarers be paid $2 an hour to work in Australian waters, under laws passed by Labor?

In an article on The Conversation, Dr Joanna Howe, examines the assertion made by Federal Minister for Employment and Women, Michaelia Cash, made on the ABC’s Q&A program that foreign seafarers are paid $2 an hour under legislation introduced by the Labor Party in 2012. Is the Minister’s claim correct? Click here to read Joanna’s analysis and […]

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EVENT: Social Media and the Employment Relationship – Legal Perspectives from Germany and Australia

The Adelaide Law School’s Public Law and Policy Research Unit and the Work and Employment Regulation Research Group invite you to a comparative law seminar in which three leading scholars examine social media and the employment relationship. Click here for the event flyer. When: 26 March 2015, 5.15-7pm Where: Moot Court, Ligertwood Building, The University […]

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