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Caleb Goods

Caleb Goods

Lecturer - Management and Organisations, UWA Business School, University of Western Australia

Caleb Goods is a Lecturer of Management and Organisations in the University of Western Australia Business School. He is a co-investigator on a national Canadian research project entitled “Adapting Canadian Work and Workplace to Climate Change: Canada in International Perspective”. The project is based out of York University, Canada, where Caleb completed a one year Post-Doctorate in 2015. Caleb completed his PhD in 2013 at Curtin University. His research focuses on the concept of creating green jobs and the interlinking of greening work, the broader economy and contemporary society. He is author of Greening Auto Jobs: a critical analysis of green job solution ISBN 978-0-7391-8980-1.

Caleb is the Chief Investigator of a University of Western Australia research project examining work and workers lived experiences in the ‘gig economy’. Caleb has also conducted research on industrial relations in the mining industry, the changing face of public education and work in the care sector.

What's driving Uber's historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

Jun 29, 2022 14:20 pm UTC| Business

Uber Australia has struck a historic agreement with the Transport Workers Union a statement of principles that re-regulate work in the Australian rideshare and food delivery industry. This is a major shift to...

A better deal for Uber drivers in UK, but Australia's ‘gig workers' must wait

Apr 04, 2021 10:37 am UTC| Economy

Ubers announcement earlier this month it will now treat its drivers in the United Kingdom as workers rather than independent contractors is a significant development for the so-called gig economy. It follows Uber losing...

Being exploited and breaching your visa: the limited choices of the food delivery worker

Aug 21, 2017 07:19 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Some of the most vulnerable workers in the Australian labour market are squeezed between a rock and a hard place. You can never do your homework, you are so tired and you just think about how to cook the next meal and...

'The way they manipulate people is really saddening': study shows the trade-offs in gig work

Jun 21, 2017 15:03 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

Uber driver Michelle, thinks her job is fantastic when shes only after part-time hours. But shes given it a couple of months and she says shes not getting anywhere. To be able to earn A$800 she has to actually pull in...

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Economy

Peloton is undergoing a major company-wide revamp which led to price increases and job cuts.

Peloton Interactive, Inc., an American exercise equipment and media firm headquartered in New York City, reportedly announced late last week that it would be cutting jobs and closing down stores while also raising the...

Lotte's chair has been pardoned alongside Samsung's Lee Jae Yong to help with economic recovery.

Lotte Groups chairman Shin Dong Bin is one of the people that has been granted clemency by President Yoon Suk Yeol. After getting the privilege, the chief immediately pledged to invest in the biotech and hydrogen energy...

Naver is under investigation for alleged unfair business practices and taking advantage of its market dominance.

Naver, a South Korean online platform, was accused of abusing market dominance in dealing with its former real estate market information partner. For this, it was reported that the prosecutors launched a raid at the...

Porsche is selling its 'Cars' inspired sports car via auction for charity efforts.

Porsche and Pixar Animation Studios teamed up to build a car inspired by one of Disneys Cars movies popular characters - Sally. In the animated film franchise, she is a 2022 Porsche 911 Carerra in blue color. According...

Johnson & Johnson confirmed it will stop selling talcum powder and will replace it with cornstarch.

Johnson Johnson announced it would stop selling its talc-based baby powder around the world starting next year. The New Jersey-based pharmaceutical industry company further revealed that it would be replacing the...

Politics

In what would be her first visit to Japan as vice president, Kamala Harris will be attending the state funeral of former PM Shinzo Abe in September.

US Vice President Kamala Harris is reportedly set to attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The state funeral is set to take place on September 27. Nikkei Asia reported Sunday that Harris...

North Korea criticized UN chief Antonio Guterres' support for its denuclearization, calling the comments biased.

The North Korean foreign ministry criticized United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres over the weekend over his pledge to support North Koreas denuclearization. Pyongyang said Guterres comments were...

The former adviser to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Sean Turnell, pleaded not guilty to the charges of violating the state secrets law.

Australian national who is the former adviser to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi pleaded not guilty in a closed-door trial by the junta regime. The former adviser to Suu Kyi pleaded not guilty to the charges pressed...

Taiwan's foreign ministry expressed its thanks to the US for maintaining peace and security in the Taiwan Strait amidst tensions with China.

Over the weekend, Taiwans foreign ministry thanked the United States for taking action to keep the peace and maintain security in the Strait and in the region. This comes amidst tensions with China and its attempts to...

Science

When compared to the current approach of extracting methane gas from organic waste resources and then reforming it into hydrogen, the technology SK ecoplant is developing can cut the time needed for the manufacture of hydrogen by more than 20 times.

SK ecoplant Co. plans to develop a technology to produce hydrogen through a fermentation process where microorganisms eat and decompose organic matter in the absence of light When compared to the current approach of...

The research team completed a patent application, trademark application, and vegan certification for the research findings.

A Keimyung University research team has reproduced the taste and fragrance of civet coffee, known as kopi luwak, by scientifically identifying the digestion and fermentation conditions where civets live. Consequently,...

Landsat at 50: How satellites revolutionized the way we see – and protect – the natural world

Fifty years ago, U.S. scientists launched a satellite that dramatically changed how we see the world. It captured images of Earths surface in minute detail, showing how wildfires burned landscapes, how farms erased...

What do molecules look like?

What do molecules look like? Justice B., age 6, Wimberley, Texas A molecule is a group of atoms bonded together. Molecules make up nearly everything around you your skin, your chair, even your food. They vary...

What science says about the best ways to cool down

We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, its better to take action and cool yourself...

Technology

Nintendo is currently not planning a price hike for the Switch console amid increasing shipping costs and continuing supply chain constraints

Aside from continuing limitations in procuring parts to produce the gaming hardware, Nintendo recently confirmed it has seen increasing shipping costs. Despite these issues, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa said price...

‘Genshin Impact’ developer miHoYo will release the remaining updates for 2022 every 5 weeks

Genshin Impact developer miHoYo recently held an online stream for the games next major update. Aside from revealing details about the new content coming in version 3.0, the studio also announced that it would implement a...

Ukrainian IT workers continue working remotely, making use of their strength as IT professionals who can work anywhere with internet access.

Some Japanese information technology companies are employing Ukrainian workers to support them as their nation grapples with the war against Russia. Ukraine is dubbed Eastern Europes Silicon Valley for its abundance of...

Telegram CEO calls out Apple for App Store’s ‘obscure’ review process that is reportedly delaying the messaging app’s latest update

Telegram has an update ready to go live, but it has apparently been delayed for weeks now. CEO Pavel Durov aired his frustration over the Apple App Stores obscure review process that has reportedly delayed the release of...
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