Posts for April 2018

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Symposium – New social inequalities and the future of work

Symposium: New social inequalities and the future of work, 19-20 June, 2018. Presented by the School of Social Science and School of Political Science and  International Studies, UQ and the QUT Work/Industry Futures Research Program   Read more about the event, download the Program Overview The impact of changing technology on…

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Seminar | Regulating work and labour hire in the gig economy

Join us at Professor Andrew Stewart’s seminar on Wednesday 23 May, 2018 (12.00pm – 1.30pm) “Regulating work and labour hire in the gig economy”. OVERVIEW Andrew Stewart will look at what previous case law both in Australia and overseas can tell us about the legal status of workers in the burgeoning “gig economy” – and in particular what…

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Seminar | "Engagement" in higher education: How does it affect the missions of education and research?

Join us at Professor Mats Benner’s (Lund University, Sweden) seminar on Thursday 21st June, 2018 (12.00pm – 1.30pm) “Engagement” in higher education: How does it affect the missions of education and research? OVERVIEW Universities today are expected to contribute to a wide variety of goals: not only providing excellent education and…

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Submission to the Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers

This submission to the Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers was compiled by members of the Work/Industry Futures Research Program. Read the submission here.