1979 …2022
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Personal profile

Biography

Richard Mitchell is a Professor (part-time) in the Department of Business Law and Taxation, and a member of the Labour, Equality and Human Rights Research Group, and the Ethical Regulation Research Group, at Monash University. He was previously Director of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law (CELRL), Melbourne Law School, from 1994 to 2006. He studied at the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was an editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Law from 1988 to 2002. Richard’s areas of specialisation include the regulation of labour markets and the role of law in the construction of employment systems; his current research focuses on labour market regulation, and varying styles of regulation in different types of economies.

Keywords

  • labour market regulation
  • labour law
  • comparative labour law
  • labour regulation in Asia

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Projects 2010 2022

Research Output 1979 2017

The evolution of the idea of a labour law subject in Australian legal scholarship

Mitchell, R., 2017, The Evolving Project of Labour Law: Foundations, Development and Future Research Directions. Howe, J., Chapman, A. & Landau, I. (eds.). Leichhardt NSW Australia: Federation Press, p. 22-43 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

The history of academic research in Australian labour law: a response to Richard Naughton

Mitchell, R., 2017, In : Australian Journal of Labour Law. 30, 2, p. 204-207 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

The plural regulation of work: a pilot study of restaurant workers in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Mahy, P., Mitchell, R., Cooney, S. & Howe, J., 1 Sep 2017, Melbourne Vic Australia: University of Melbourne. 76 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportResearch

Open Access

The Worker Protection Index (WPI): Coding for Australia, China, Indonesia and New Zealand

Anderson, G., Cooney, S., Gahan, P., Mahy, P., Mao, L., Mitchell, R., O'Donnell, A., Stewart, A. & Sutherland, C., 16 Oct 2017, Rochester, NY: SSRN. 203 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportResearch

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Activities 2016 2016

  • 3 Contribution to conference

The 4th Australian Labour Law Association Conference; Research Workshop

Richard Mitchell (Organiser)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

The 4th Australian Labour Law Association Conference; Research Workshop

Richard Mitchell (Organiser)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

The 4th Australian Labour Law Association Conference; Research Workshop

Richard Mitchell (Organiser)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference