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New publication: Legislating against lookism in Australia

This book chapter by Chris Warhurst, Richard Hall and Diane Van Den Broek, published in the Emerald Handbook of Appearance in the Workplace edited by Adelina Broadridge, examines the operation of the anti-lookism component of the equalities law in the Australian state of Victoria.

Mon 18 Dec 2023, 09:00 | Tags: employment

Two years of ReWAGE - providing expertise to inform work and employment policy

ReWage outputsSince being launched in July 2021 ReWAGE has been incredibly productive – our experts have produced 40 evidence papers and policy briefings and responded to 8 major consultations.

The group’s outputs have been covered in the national, regional and specialist media, and its co-chairs and experts have presented at national conferences and forums, and to government ministers at a wide range of meetings, including all-party parliamentary groups.

Find out more about what we’ve been up to in our news story, also featuring a large-sized version of this infographic.

Mon 31 Jul 2023, 07:03 | Tags: employment, work

Praise for new IER report on measuring green jobs in Scotland

A report from IER on defining and measuring green jobs for Skills Development Scotland has won praise. At the recent launch of the report, the Scottish Government was congratulated for adopting the ideas proposed by the IER team, which was led by Dr Jeisson Cardenas RubioLink opens in a new window and included colleagues from Strathclyde University.

Tue 20 Dec 2022, 11:02 | Tags: green industry, employment

Quality (and lack) of employment linked to mental health-related disability

A new article was published in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health by Rebeka Balogh, Sudipa Sarkar, Chris Warhurst and colleagues at Interface Demography at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Karolinska Institute.

The article examines the link between types of employment trajectories and Belgium workers having a subsequent registered disability from mental health.

Thu 13 Oct 2022, 08:30 | Tags: employment, unemployment

Event: Graduate careers and Covid-19 - winners and losers

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Speakers: Professors Kate Purcell and Peter Elias, CBE, Gaby Atfield and Dr Erika Kispeter

Date and time: 1.00 pm - 3.30 pm, Thursday, 10 March, 2022. Lunch will be provided for those attending in person, with the online event starting at 1.30 pm

Venue: Wolfson Research Exchange, Warwick University Library/Zoom

Please register on Eventbrite: face-to-face event or online event.

Fri 25 Feb 2022, 12:43 | Tags: graduates, Futuretrack, employment, Covid-19

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