What Australia can learn from Fiji in reducing the working poor

Labor's calls to raise the minimum wage or other pushes to implement a universal basic income ignore Australia's system of supporting low-paid workers in other, more important, ways. These are called a "social wage" and includes ...

Uber limits driver hours in Britain to 10

US ride-hailing app Uber on Tuesday said it would cap the number of hours its drivers can work in Britain from next week in a bid to increase safety after heavy criticism of its business practices.

Uber drivers in London divided over ban threat

Since he was forced to abandon his construction business in Iraq and move to London to escape the advance of the Islamic State group, the US ride-hailing app Uber has become Adam's livelihood.

Uber in London court in employment case

Uber lawyers are in a London courtroom trying to overturn a ruling that its drivers are employees of the ride-hailing service—not independent contractors.

Raising the minimum wage would reduce child neglect cases

Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.

Record levels of in-work poverty revealed

More than half (60 percent) of people living in poverty in the UK live in a household where someone is in work, the highest figure recorded, according to a new Cardiff University report.

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