Quality of work life

Report

Responding to workplace harm experienced by LGBTI employees in Victoria Police
17 May 2019
10

This report examines the experiences of LGBTIQ employees at Victoria Police. The report finds that Victoria Police is committed to building an organisational culture that is safe for LGBTIQ employees – but that there still a way to go.

Discussion paper

'Starts with us' discussion paper
30 Apr 2019
217

This discussion paper outlines stories from almost 300 legal sector professionals which show that sexual harassment and disrespect towards women is pervasive, women’s career prospects are routinely stunted and victim-blaming is common.

Position paper

24 Apr 2019
177

The Australian Work + Family Policy Roundtable is a research network of 33 academics from 17 universities and research institutions with expertise on work, care and family policy. The goal of the Roundtable is to propose, comment upon, collect and disseminate research to inform evidence-based...

Strategy

13 Dec 2018
16

This strategy document sets out the New Zealand government’s vision for improving health and safety at work across New Zealand over the next ten years.

Report

29 Nov 2018
38

This report presents the first comprehensive study of living and working conditions of au pairs in Australia. It draws on responses from 1,479 au pairs across 34 nationalities to an online survey in 2017. The study seeks to provide an evidence base to indicate the...

Report

21 Nov 2018
35

This year's annual ‘Go Home On Time Day’ report estimates that Australian employees will work 3.2 billion hours of unpaid overtime for their employers this year, worth an estimated $106 billion in foregone wages.

Report

21 Nov 2018
56

This special report looks at the use of digital surveillance and monitoring in Australian workplaces. 70% of respondents said their employers use at least one form of digital surveillance or monitoring, including cameras, GPS tracking, monitoring internet or social media activity or counting keystrokes, to...

Report

12 Nov 2018
10

This report outlines key findings from Stage 1 of a regional scoping and development study on the topic of ‘fulfilling work procurement’, funded by Carnegie UK Trust and undertaken by the Institute for Local Governance (ILG) and North East Child Poverty Commission (NECPC).

Guide

23 Oct 2018
102

The ability to work in a safe environment, free from sexual assault or harassment, is a basic human right. The National Inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment is looking at the impact of workplace sexual harassment, the drivers of these behaviours, existing good practices being undertaken...

Survey

18 Oct 2018
44

The QoWL Quality of Working Life Survey was sent in June 2018 to 2160 Victorian Bar Practicing Certificate holders and 856 valid responses were returned (40%).

Report

10 Sep 2018
22

Introduction and summary

For 150 years the TUC, and the unions we represent, have been fighting to change the world of work for good. We’ve won significant gains for working people along the way.

Fair pay – from the ‘dockers tanner’ to...

Report

10 Sep 2018
14

The UK current performs strongly on job creation, with each record low unemployment statistic celebrated in the national media. But why do we not have any similar measures for understanding quality of work and how we can make work better? This report considers the practical...

Report

24 Jul 2018
86

This inquiry was established in May 2017, to examine the policy response to bullying, harassment and discrimination in certain emergency service agencies.

Report

The foundation for teaching and learning
9 Jul 2018
371

While most people expect to work a 38-hour full-time week, our public school teachers are working far more. In fact, teachers are working an average of 54 hours per week (43 hours at school and 11 hours at home), due to the increasing administrative demands...

Report

15 May 2018
12

Following a troubling year, where geopolitical and social concerns gave rise to a new wave of business activism, millennials and Gen Z are sounding the alarm, according to Deloitte’s seventh annual Millennial Survey. Millennials’ opinions about business’ motivations and ethics, which had trended up the...

Report

Work-related injury and disease in Australian transport sector workers
11 May 2018
218

Transport workers are up to five times more likely to be injured at work than any other Australian worker, according to this research. Train drivers, in particular, are thirty times more likely to develop a mental health condition than any other worker.

Draft report

27 Apr 2018
25

This draft Health and Safety at Work Strategy sets out a plan for improving health and safety at work over the next ten years.

Report

Report 1 of the Australian Women's Working Futures Project
6 Mar 2018
505

New research carried out by the Women, Work and Leadership research group, at the University of Sydney, shows Australian women rank attaining respect in the workplace as highly as overall job security.

Report

31 Jan 2018
99

This project, funded by a SafeWork SA Commissioned Research Grant (CRG), is innovative in creating an evidence-based practical tool to assess the risk of workplace bullying before it occurs.

Report

19 Jan 2018
166

This report presents the findings from four focus group discussions conducted during Spring 2017 and serves as a first step in an ongoing investigation into the potential to innovate and nature of coworking issues facing people in outer Melbourne suburbs.

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