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Rae Cooper - Newsroom articles


  • The typical new unionist: not a hard hat in sight, and most are women 18 Mar 2014

    Sydney Morning Herald

    There has been a dramtaic change in the membership base of unions in Australia with female workers being more unionised than male workers. Dr Rae Cooper is quoted in the article.

  • Casualisation halted but a third of single mums in insecure work 28 Aug 2013

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National's PM program interviewed Associate Professor Rae Cooper on the proportion of single parents relying on insecure casual work.

  • Flexibility in the workplace 15 Jun 2013

    The Wire

    Rae Cooper has been interviewed for The Wire, a current affairs radio program, on the topic of flexibility in the workplace.

  • 'Shady hollows' a stumbling block to gender equity 07 Nov 2012

    The Australian

    The Australian has interviewed Dr Rae Cooper at the University of Business School on gender and employment equity at Australian universities.

  • Harness people power 31 May 2012

    Business Review Weekly

    Dr Rae Cooper, Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School has been interviewed by Business Review Weekly, where she comments that a better trained and more involved workforce can improve productivity.

  • Has the union got a role in your working life? 04 May 2012

    ABC Radio National

    ABC Radio National's Life Matters program has interviewed Dr Rae Cooper, Senior Lecturer in Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney Business School regarding collective bargaining and legislation, and the role of unions and vulnerable workers in light of the Health Services Union saga.

  • Women and work 12 Mar 2012

    Radio 2SER

    Dr Rae Cooper, Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School, has been interviewed by Radio 2SER regarding women's labour market participation and the pathway to senior roles in organisations.

  • Can collective bargaining really lift workers out of low wages? 24 May 2011

    The Conversation

    Labor's post-WorkChoices industrial relations regime has come under renewed scrutiny in the past week, following Fair Work Australia's recognition that community sector workers were being underpaid due in part to gender inequality.


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