This report synthesises the literature of the last decade, with a focus on literature emerging since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to identify issues that will affect working in the Australian Public Service (APS). It focuses on teleworking, but also examines activity-based working and...
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to large-scale and rapid changes in work practices, including a dramatic increase in the number of people working from home. This report considers how decisions about location of work will be made as firms and workers continue to learn how...
This paper evaluates the evolution of employment and job postings around the 'remotability' of work in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic up to the end of 2020.
The pandemic has shown that many workers can efficiently work remotely, with benefits for wellbeing and even productivity. This paper argues that the European Union should develop a framework to facilitate hybrid work.
This report seeks to better understand employees’ experiences of working from home during the pandemic – the benefits, challenges and future opportunities.
Insights into working from home in Australia in 2020: positives, negatives and the potential for future benefits to transport and society
In this working paper, the authors argue that while COVID‐19 has been a crippling event, working from home has the potential to be an unintended positive consequence of the widespread disruption. There are benefits to the individual employee, to employers and businesses, and to the...
Drawing on the contributions of over 50,000 citizens, the landmark report of Renew Normal: the People’s Commission on Life After COVID-19 says that without radical reform to build a stronger, more resilient and more united nation, the UK risks never recovering from the huge social...
Victorians’ experiences of sexism and sexual harassment while working remotely due to the coronavirus
For the majority of 2020, coronavirus-related lockdowns forced the the majority of Victorians who were able to work, to do so from home. This report argues that understanding what sexism and sexual harassment looked like in this context is a critical first step in enabling...
With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the world’s workforce have shifted to home-working, thereby joining the hundreds of millions of workers who have already been working from home for decades. This report seeks to improve understanding of home work, as well as...
The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.