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Australian Centre on Quality of Life : proceedings of the 7th Australian conference on quality of life . /

by Australian Centre on Quality of Life.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Deakin University 2006Description: HTML.Notes: URL: 'http://acqol.deakin.edu.au/Conferences/abstracts_papers/2005/index.htm' Checked: 22/04/2009 2:34:28 PM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Critique of economic reason. /

by Gorz, Andre.

Publisher: London, U.K. Verso 1989Description: 250 p. Includes bibliographical references.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Do migrants get good jobs? : new migrant settlement in Australia /

by Junankar, P. N. (Raja) | Institute for the Study of Labor | Mahuteau, Stephanie.

Publisher: 2004Description: PDF.Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ensuring that green jobs are quality jobs /

by Foshay, Elena | University of California, Center for Community Innovation CCI) | Licko, Deric | Mileva, Ana | Mukhopadhyay, Josh.

Publisher: Berkeley, CA University of California, Center for Community Innovation (CCI) 2009Description: PDF.Notes: April 2009 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: The green economy is an exciting, emerging phenomenon that has captured the attention of community organizations and political leaders in the United States. Advocates bring a message of hope that as we develop solutions for climate change and other environmental problems, millions of new jobs will be created. The assumption is that these jobs will pay living wages and provide good benefits, and, if made accessible to the poor and to those with barriers to employment, can provide a way for people to rise out of poverty.Availability: No items available

Fragmented futures : new challenges in working life. /

by Watson, Ian | Buchanan, John | Campbell, Iain | Briggs, Chris.

Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. Federation Press 2003Description: ix, 236 p.Notes: Alternative title: Fragmented futures : new concepts in working life. Includes bibliographical references and index. Website : http://www.federationpress.com.auAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Long work hours : volunteers and conscripts. /

by Drago, Robert | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Wooden, Mark | Black, David.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Quality at work : a personal guide to professional standards. /

by Bone, Diane | Griggs, Rick.

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA Crisp Publications 1989Description: iv, 88 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Social dialogue and working conditions /

by Oxford Research, Denmark.

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 19 May 2011 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: Creating better jobs and working conditions are key elements of the European social model. Improving the quality of work and working conditions is, however, a new dimension within the European Employment Strategy which previously concentrated on quantitative measures such as increasing employment and reducing unemployment. The Lisbon Agenda implies that improving the quality and productivity of work could lead to more as well as better jobs. This study is based on 23 case studies in four sectors (electromechanical engineering, food, financial activities and insurance services, and wholesale and retail) in six countries (Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, France, Spain and Sweden). This report is a continuation of an earlier report.Availability: (1)

The war over work : the future of work and family. /

by Edgar, Don.

Publisher: Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Press 2005Description: ix, 218 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-211) and index.Summary: Sociologist and commentator Don Edgar addresses the challenging topic of work patterns, the labour market and their effect on family life and society. He argues that Australia needs to be much more creative about how work, family and community life fit together; it is not just a battle over industrial conditions, but over the meaning of life and the kind of society we want.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Time on, time out : flexible work solutions to keep your life in balance. /

by Biggs, Susan | Horgan, Kerry Fallon.

Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin 1999Description: xii, 299 p. : ports.Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Union wage effects in Australia : are there variations in distribution? /

by Caia, Lixin | University of Melbourne. Melbourne Institute of Applied conomic and Social Research | Liub, Amy Y.C.

Publisher: Parkville, Vic. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Work-life issues and participation in education and training /

by Skinner, Natalie | National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) 2009Description: 40 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 39Summary: Using data from the 2009 Australian Work and Life Index, this report examines how work-life pressures influence the capacity and motivation of individuals, particularly low-paid workers, to engage in education and training. This report is part of a larger project, Low-paid workers and VET: Increasing VET participation amongst lower-paid workers over the life cycle.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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