In the Media

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Universities

06 Dec 2014

Radio National's Saturday Extra interviews Professor John Buchanan about whether the temperament of university life is changing.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Radio National Saturday Extra

Work without pay: what are we thinking?

21 Nov 2014

Professor John Buchanan is quoted in an article on the value of unpaid overtime.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald and the Canberra Times

Union helps 13 Woolworths workers become permanent

08 Oct 2014

Professor John Buchanan is quoted in an article about the ACTU's planned submission to the Fair Work Commission in giving more workers the right to become permanent employees.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

The Reserve Bank Governor admits he can cut interest rates but can't raise business confidence

20 Aug 2014

Professor John Buchanan is interviewed by ABC News The Business about economic growth and growing wage inequality.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC The Business

Tony Abbott's work for the dole scheme doesn't add up

02 Aug 2014

Professor John Buchanan is quoted in a Canberra Times article about the government's work for the dole policy.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Canberra Times

Job seekers could be forced to turn to crime, expert warns

30 Jul 2014

Professor John Buchanan is quoted in an article about how young job seekers denied unemployment benefits could be forced to turn to crime.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

Critics slam Government proposals for older unemployed

29 Jul 2014

ABC Radio National's The World Today interviewed Professor John Buchanan about the obstacles facing older Australians with changes to unemployment benefits and the work-for-the-dole scheme.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC The World Today

Cloud of bias over graduates surveyed

23 Jul 2014

The Australian reports on a pilot study led by the Business School into how satisfied employers are with graduates. Damian Oliver is quoted in the article.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: The Australian

Is there a "Gen X squeeze"?

11 Jul 2014

Dr Damian Oliver is interviewed on Radio National Life Matters about the work, family and social life factors that influence Generation X.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: Radio National Life Matters

Hard labour as unemployment hits 6%

10 Jul 2014

Professor John Buchanan is interviewed on ABC News The Business about the rise in Australia's unemployment levels.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC News The Business

University of Sydney report points to benefits of clinical placements

23 Jun 2014

The Australian Financial Review quotes a new report from the Workplace Research Centre into the cost of student clinical placements. Director of the Centre, Professor John Buchanan, is quoted in the story.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Australian Financial Review

Youth transitions - the journey from school to work

11 Jun 2014

Radio National Canberra's Big Ideas interviewed Professor John Buchanan about the transition between school and work for Australian youth.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Radio National Big Ideas

Those killing animals are better trained than those caring for children

29 May 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Professor John Buchannan about the consistency and quality of training childcare workers.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

Fears $10,000 subsidy no quick fix

20 May 2014

Sydney Morning Herald quotes Professor John Buchanan and Dr Michael Rafferty about ageism in the workplace.

Staff Member: John Buchanan and Michael Rafferty
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

Kylie Minogue dancers drama points to worker exploitation

01 May 2014

Professor John Buchanan is interviewed on unpaid work after dancers were asked to perform with Kylie Minogue at the Logie Awards for below the minimum wage.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

How to be healthier at work

28 Apr 2014

Cosmopolitan magazine interviews Catherine Raffaele about how to be healthier at work in their hour by hour health plan.

Staff Member: Catherine Raffaele
Publication: Cosmopolitan

Has the Royal Commission into trade unions divided Labor?

09 Apr 2014

ABC 7.30 interviewed Professor John Buchanan about the Royal Commission into trade union corruption.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC 7.30

Unions and employer groups tussle over minimum wage review

28 Mar 2014

Damian Oliver is interviewed about minimum wage amidst the Fair Work Commission's annual minimum wage review.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: ABC The World Today

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

18 Mar 2014

Professor John Buchanan is interviewed in the article about the shift in union membership which sees more female workers unionised.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

Productivity Commission is ill-equipped to review workplace laws, researcher John Buchanan says

10 Mar 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald reports Professor John Buchanan has warned the body charged with conducting the federal government's sweeping review of workplace laws is ill-equipped to do the job properly.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald

Fact file: Labour costs not to blame for SPC Ardmona's woes

17 Feb 2014

Dr John Buchanan was quoted in a Yahoo7 article about labour costs and wage scales at SPC Ardmona.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Yahoo7

Australia's unemployment rate hits a ten year high

13 Feb 2014

Australia's unemployment rate rose to 6 percent in January, the highest level in a decade. Professor John Buchanan is interviewed stating that the figures indicate a 'delicately poised' economy.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC News Radio

The axe falls on fourteen hundred Forge workers

13 Feb 2014

Professor John Buchanan was interviewed on ABC News 24 the Business about unemployment and worsening conditions for the resources industry.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC The Business

Wide terms of reference for union royal commission

10 Feb 2014

Professor John Buchanan was interviewed on Radio National PM about the Royal Commission into union corruption announced by the Abbott Government.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Radio National PM

ACTU president Ged Kearney overstates wages, productivity performance

06 Feb 2014

Professor John Buchanan was quoted in an ABC online story about wages and productivity performance.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC Online

Government asks industrial umpire to consider penalty rates

05 Feb 2014

Dr John Buchanan from the Business School was interviewed on ABC AM program about penalty rates and the Fair Work Commission.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC AM

Sinodinos wants low wage growth

29 Jan 2014

Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinos said wages growth will need to stay subdued to help companies boost hiring. Professor John Buchanan from the Workplace Research Centre is quoted in the article.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Australian Financial Review