In the Media 2013

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When the work day never ends

20 Sep 2013

The Age has quoted Professor John Buchanan from Workplace Research Centre at the Business School in a featured article on Australians who are putting their jobs before their health.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: The Age

Cash offer for staying employed

28 Aug 2013

Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre,comments on the Coalition's policy for the log term unemployed.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: The Sydney Morning Herald

Jobless plan not the way to go: experts

28 Aug 2013

Fairfax Newspapers interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre, on the Coalition's proposed bonus for young people who have been long-term unemployed if they find and keep a job for a year.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: The Sydney Morning Herald

Lies , more lies, propaganda and the unemployment rate.

27 Aug 2013

ABC TV's The Business program reported predictions that Australia's unemployment rate could hit a decade high of 6.25 percent in a year. Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre, says the unemployment rate is one of the least helpful indicators of what is going in the labour market.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: The Business, ABC TV

Evolving workplace space sees productivity improvements

12 Aug 2013

ABC TV Business Today program interviewed Catherine Raffaele, Workplace Research Centre, on activity-based working, which could improve productivity in many Australian businesses.

Staff Member: Catherine Raffaele
Publication: ABC Business Today

Labour Law Conference

22 Jul 2013

Sky Business News has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre, at the University's Labour Law Conference. Professor Buchanan said that labour productivity has improved over the past 18 months.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: Sky Business News

Adults in all but pay: the case for increasing youth wages

15 Jul 2013

Damian Oliver has had an opinion editorial published at The Conversation, on the topic of youth wages for young people covered by the General Retail Industry Modern Award.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: The Conversation

Paying to Work

03 Jul 2013

ABC 666 Canberra interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Workplace Research Centre, about the study 'Paying to Work', which found that full-time workers fork out 36 percent of their wage on travel, lunch, clothing, and other work-related expenses.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC Radio Canberra

Fears for lost generation of jobless youth

30 Jun 2013

Damian Oliver has been interviewed by Fairfax Media on the topic of youth unemployment, and the risk that Australia is in danger of creating a 'Lost Generation', similar to that which has occurred in Europe.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: The Age

Unions sealed clause for sacked workers

27 May 2013

Professor John Buchanan has provided comment on the recent decision by Ford to close it's Australian manufacturing arm, potentially threatening a large portion of the Australian manufacturing industry.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: The Australian Financial Review

Who will protect our IR protections?

10 May 2013

ABC's The Drum online has published an op-ed by Professor John Buchanan and Dr Damian Oliver, from Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, on the Coalition's IR policy.

Staff Member: John Buchanan and Damian Oliver
Publication: The Drum Opinion

Pay claims put youth jobs at risk

18 Apr 2013

Damian Oliver from the Workplace Reseach Centre has been interviewed about the wage gap between youth employed by fast food giants and the rest of the hospitality industry.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: The Daily Telegraph

A multiple-choice answer

09 Mar 2013

The Saturday Age has interviewed Dr John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre, re portfolio careers.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: The Age

Apprentice electricians living below poverty line

06 Mar 2013

ABC News 24 The Business has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Director of the Workplace Research Centre at Business School, regarding a wage base for apprentices which has put the union and employers on a collision course.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC News

Report finds some McDonald's workers better off than electrical apprentices

28 Feb 2013

ABC Radio National's AM program has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Workplace Research Centre, on his findings that electrical apprentices are getting older and poorer, and award wages for some apprentices effectively require them to live below the poverty line.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC Radio Australia

Nearly 500,000 people looking for full time work

21 Feb 2013

ABC Radio National has interviewed Professor John Buchanan, Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, on the Australian Bureau of Statistics underemployment figures showing close to half a million part-time workers want full-time work.

Staff Member: John Buchanan
Publication: ABC Radio Australia

Your one billion dollar manufacturing fund

18 Feb 2013

ABC Radio National's The World Today program has interviewed Damien Oliver, Lead Analyst at Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School regarding the federal government's $1 billion Industry and Innovation plan.

Staff Member: Damien Oliver
Publication: ABC Radio Australia

Recruitment Agencies in the Labour Market

30 Jan 2013

ABC Radio Orange has interviewed Damian Oliver, Leading Research Analyst, Workplace Research Centre, Business School, re the role of recruitment agencies in the labour market.

Staff Member: Damian Oliver
Publication: ABC Radio Central West