Annie Delaney 12 August 2020 The experience of lockdown under Covid-19 has become familiar to many of us, but women’s
CPOW addresses inequalities in the world of work to create sustainable, fair and decent work for all.
Who we are || CPOW is an interdisciplinary centre located in RMIT’s College of Business and Law. CPOW is a lively collaboration between passionate and engaged researchers committed to social justice. Our community of researchers use a range of critical conceptual frameworks and methods in analysing contemporary problems in the world of work.
What we do || Our research agenda is based on principles of fairness, equality – especially gender equality – sustainability and social justice. It is worker-centred and focuses on people at work and in their communities, particularly those who are vulnerable and marginalised. Our current research is organised around four main themes in the world of work:
How we do it || Our research and engagement is focused on identifying the conditions for fairness and equality at work, amplifying the voices of those undertaking work and their collective organisations. We investigate key issues in the world of work through rigorous, interdisciplinary analyses of empirical evidence, in partnership with communities, governments and industry. We proactively participate in public and policy debates and develop grounded interventions for better social and economic futures.
CPOW’s commitment to key UN Sustainable Development Goals || Research undertaken by CPOW members responds to the UN’s Global Challenges agenda and is directly aligned with six key Sustainable Development goals:
Homecare work: Time autonomy & time to care – Sara Charlesworth presenting at the Seminars in Ageing
Sara Charlesworth: Homecare work: Time autonomy & time to care | Seminars in Ageing (August 2020)
Julie Douglas and Katherine Ravenswood | Tuesday 8th October 2020
A research seminar jointly hosted by the Centre for People, Organisation and Work and the School of Management.
Launch by Sally McManus, ACTU Secretary | Welcome by: Professor Pauline Stanton, Head of School of Management
with Walter DeKeseredy | Tuesday, May 7, 2019
A toolkit for embedding people with experience of mental health challenges into public and private workplaces and non-government organisations.
Sara Charlesworth is an investigator on this Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council-funded project.