A sociology study of the experiences of working class migrant workers finds that the conditions of their work make it virtually impossible to get ahead. The participants who work as labourers, gardeners, construction workers and in various service industries, say that they are forced to work long hours and multiple jobs. Due to being employed on a temporary basis, they cannot afford to take the time to up-skill or undertake additional education to lift themselves out of poverty. One of the researchers, Victoria Smith, says: “In the interviews, workers said they needed the hours, wherever they could get them. They … Continue reading How Poverty of Work Becomes Entrenched
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Cultural Attitudes & Public Health
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Enriching Early Learning
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Former BRW journalist, Ali Cromie, reflects on the end of publishing titan Business Review Weekly. While BRW will move into digital publishing, some of its better known features will migrate to the Financial Review. Continue reading On the end of Business Review Weekly
This infographic doesn’t include Australia, where I live, but I did some digging and Australian CEOs earn 63 times more than the average full-time worker.
Data by Shields (2005) via Australian Council of Trade Unions.