Sue Bearfield


Quality of working life: comparing the perceptions of professionals and clerical sales and service workers

Professionals are less satisfied with their quality of working life than clerical, sales and service workers. This was the main finding of a survey of over 1000 Australian employees. This paper reports on attitudes towards pay, job security, harassment, trust, control over work, health and...

Australian employees' attitudes towards unions

This is the latest in a series of national surveys of Australian employees and their attitudes to unions and how these may have changed. Since the first survey in 1996 attitudes have become more positive Only 17% now think that Australia would be better off...