Improving adult skills can help globalisation benefits
May 04, 2017
In an increasingly competitive international environment, providing workers with the right mix of skills can help ensure that globalisation translates into new jobs and productivity gains rather than negative economic and ...
'Princess pheromone' tells ants which larvae are destined to be queens
May 03, 2017
For Indian jumping ants (Harpegnathos saltator), becoming royalty is all about timing.
Age discrimination in the workplace happening to people as young as 45, study says
Apr 27, 2017
Almost a third of Australians perceived some form of age-related discrimination while employed or looking for work in the last 12 months—starting as early as 45 years of age, our study finds.
Smaller cities offer different insights into sex work
Apr 21, 2017
Treena Orchard believes the size of the city should not matter for sex workers seeking a safer, healthier environment. And now, after wrapping her most recent study, the Health Studies professor hopes communities across southwestern ...
Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program
Apr 18, 2017
President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.
New adhesive sensor can save patients the discomfort and of pain leaky intravenous drips
Apr 17, 2017
A new adhesive sensor can save patients the discomfort and pain resulting from leaky intravenous drips.
US tells companies not to overlook qualified Americans
Apr 04, 2017
The Trump administration has issued a stern warning to U.S. companies as they begin applying for coveted skilled-worker visas, cautioning that it would investigate and prosecute those who overlook qualified American workers ...
Research suggests Brexit likely to increase modern slavery in the UK
Mar 31, 2017
Theresa May's historic signing of Article 50 looks set to be her lasting legacy as Prime Minister. Unfortunately, it is also likely to derail her other signature policy on modern slavery. Our research suggests Brexit could ...
Who gains most from high-skilled foreign workers?
Mar 30, 2017
Foreign computer scientists granted H-1B visas to work in the United States during the IT boom of the 1990s had a significant impact on workers, consumers and tech companies.
E-gloves to protect workers from dangerous vibration levels
Mar 29, 2017
Gloves embedded with tiny sensors are being developed by Nottingham Trent University to help protect construction workers from exposure to vibration.