Abbott Government urged to focus on mental as well as physical health of Australian workers 26 Sep 2013
The University of Sydney's high profile Happiness, Health and Wellbeing at Work Conference is this year expected to call on the Abbott Government to give priority to mental health in the workplace as it conducts its promised review of mental health services. More
Practitioners and policy makers interested in the latest research and strategies on workplace health and wellbeing should attend the Happiness, Health and Wellbeing @ Work Conference on 3 October 2013. More
Recent WRC research has found that e-learning can help to integrate training into the workplace, providing benefits for workers, enterprises and industry. Building on research undertaken in 2010 to 2011, case studies were conducted of e-learning projects in three industries funded by the National VET E-learning Strategy Industry System Change business activity in 2012-13: aged care and community services, renewable energy, and glass and glazing manufacturing.
The Centre for Workforce Futures at Macquarie University is hosting the 25th Women, Management and Work Conference on 18-19 July 2013 in Sydney.More
Serena Yu and Tanya Bretherton have won the AVETRA Early Career Researcher Award this April for their work in the field of Vocational Education and Training, at the AVETRA National Conference in Fremantle. Yu and Bretherton have been engaged in a three year program of research "Vocations: the link between post-compulsory education and the labour market", undertaken for the NCVER.More
Electrical Apprentice Pay is Inadequate 28 Feb 2013
A research report being released this morning finds award wage rates do not adequately reflect skill levels or financial requirements of contemporary electrical apprentices. The Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, in conjunction with Professor Michael Bittman, recently completed the research on apprentice wages for the Electrical Trades Union.
21st Annual Labour Law Conference - Beyond Groundhog Day: Can productivity and fairness be improved without further labour law reform? - 22 July 2013 25 Feb 2013
At this year's labour law conference we will explore ways to improve productivity within the existing system and consider how labour relations policy-making can be improved.More
As part of a consortium with the University of Melbourne, the WRC is undertaking research into the links between and within education and work. More
Since 2007 the Workplace Research Centre (WRC) have been collecting data on the work experiences of police officers employed in New South Wales, Victoria, Northern Territory and the Australian Federal Police. The final wave of results in the Police at Work Study were released in November 2012.More