By Jill Murray The earlier series of posts about the concept of legal personhood, from the corpse to the refugee to the trustee, highlight the important role that law plays in defining and constructing conceptions of personhood, and the ways in which these… Continue Reading
To what extent does labour law protect workers? How does Australian labour law compare to the labour law of our regional neighbours? How has this changed over time? Preliminary findings from a study involving Anthony O’Donnell from La Trobe Law School… Continue Reading
In a recent book chapter in Angela Knox and Chris Warhurst (eds), Job Quality in Australia (The Federation Press, 2015), Associate Professor Jill Murray (with Andrew Stewart) examines how labour law in Australia regulates job quality.
Professor Paula Baron, Chair of Common Law at La Trobe Law School spoke on the weekend at the Open Embodiments: Locating Somatechnics conference at the Center for Critical Studies of the Body at The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Her paper was titled ‘The Disembodied:… Continue Reading
In the second La Trobe Law School Staff Seminar for 2015, Professor Diamond Ashiagbor, Professor of Labour Law, SOAS, University of London will interrogate the social dimension of regional economic integration: how markets may be embedded within, constituted by, and ameliorated through the ‘social’,… Continue Reading
Are there any situations in which an employing entity should put the interests of one of their employees ahead of its own? Associate Professor Jill Murray, La Trobe Law School, has recently published ‘The Employer as Fiduciary: Mission Impossible?’ in The Autonomy of Labour Law… Continue Reading
Dr Jill Murray, Associate Professor and Reader at the La Trobe Law School, recently discussed the forthcoming review by the Productivity Commission on workplace laws in The Conversation. Jill wrote that ‘[t]he PC inquiry, and the government’s terms of reference, assume there are problematic… Continue Reading