Did somebody say workers’ rights? Three big questions about Menulog’s employment plan
Food-ordering platform Menulog has declared it will break with the standard contractor business model. But let's not get too excited yet.
A better deal for Uber drivers in UK, but Australia’s gig workers must wait
Uber has been forced by the UK courts to treat its British drivers as workers. It will probably require legislative change for Uber's Australian drivers to be treated as employees.
COVID-19’s temporary measures a long-term solution to road congestion
Australians have reduced their weekly household trips by 50%, but what will happen after the COVID-19 pandemic?
Gig work changes and worker protests on Corona Business Insights
As some gig workers become essential workers others face long term unemployment. Gig workers are striking, walking off the job and protesting among changing labour circumstances.
Reimagining Sydney: this is what needs to be done to make a Central City CBD work
Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive. Part two in this series by University of Sydney's Dr Tooran Alizadeh.
Re-imagining Sydney with 3 CBDs: how far off is a Parramatta CBD?
The Greater Sydney metropolis is envisaged as having three CBDs by mid-century, but an assessment of the proposed Central City around Parramatta shows how much work is needed to make that a reality.
Why algorithms won’t necessarily lead to utopian workplaces
Using computer algorithms to make decisions about employees might seem like an objective management strategy, but it could actually give an inaccurate picture of productivity and compromise employees’ rights in the process.