‘Wages, employment and power’: Call for conference papers


The Centre for Future Work is hosting a stream at the upcoming AIRAANZ Conference.

Join us as we continue the AIRAANZ and the Centre for Future Work traditions of bringing researchers and activists together to debate important issues in the world of work and industrial relations.

The AIRAANZ (Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand) 2024 Conference will be held in Perth from the 31 January to 2 February 2024.

Wages, employment and power
Papers are sought on topics that relate to issues concerning employment, power and/or wages.

Topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • the relationship between power and wages at the firm, industry or national level;
  • legislative reforms affecting wages, employment or power;
  • bargaining strategies to boost power and wages;
  • explanations for changing worker power;
  • job vacancies, labour shortages and wages;
  • the gendering of wages, employment or power;
  • employment, unemployment or participation amongst particular groups or industries;
  • product or labour market competition and worker power;
  • the effects of norms and institutions in labour markets;
  • the geography of power or wages;
  • the ideologies and strategies of employers, unions or the state.

Submit your abstract to the conference organisers by 29th September.

Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions about topics or the stream or would like any additional information.

David Peetz d.peetz@griffith.edu.au, davidp@australiainstitute.org.au, +61 466 166 198 or +64 204 127 6749
Fiona Macdonald fiona@australiainstitute.org.a, +61 437 301 065

Abstracts must be submitted to the conference organisers via: https://consol.eventsair.com/airaanz-2024/submission-site/Site/Register.

For AIRAANZ 2024 Conference details see: https://www.airaanz.org/conference/reimagining-industrial-relations-airaanz-2024-conference-31-jan-2-feb-2024/

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