Molly Johnson’s research on work – life balance: Work life balance is more of an aspiration than a reality for many Australians. Unpaid overtime is commonplace in many Australian workplaces with more than half of all workers stating they worked unpaid overtime in the week leading up to the survey. 180 more words
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Therefore, a grand total of 5.98 million Australians held a paying full-time job with basic leave entitlements last year. That’s less than half of the labour force. 19 more words
Why The Universal Basic Income Is Not The Best Public Intervention To Reduce Poverty or Income Inequality
“The future without work” seems to justify the need to substitute work with basic income because there simply will not be sufficient jobs.
This thesis, however, seems to ignore that historically, there has never been a relationship between technology, productivity, and jobs available. 127 more words
Never underestimate the propensity of the human mind to concoct new terms to express its latest preoccupations – or, in this case, its ability to find them perfectly suited to a place like New Brunswick, where two official languages provide plenty of linguistic elbowroom for clever word play. 554 more words
Worker precariousness has become a major issue globally.
Much of this, however, is divorced from the central role that this concept
played in Marx’s critique of political economy. 270 more words