Dr Jill Murray
Associate Professor, Reader
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
La Trobe Law School
Martin Building - Room 275, Melbourne (Bundoora)
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BA (Hons), MA, MSci, D Phil in Law (Oxford)
Membership of professional associations
Member of Australian Labour Law Association; Editorial Board, Australian Journal of Labour Law and Law in Context
Area of study
Dr Murray holds degrees in Law, Arts and Industrial Relations from Melbourne and Oxford Universities. She has published extensively on Australian and international employment law. In addition to her academic publications, Dr Murray has ensured the practical application of her knowledge through a range of consultancies and invited advisory positions. For example, in 2011 she completed (with Dr Deirdre McCann of Manchester University Law School) a report on working time regulation of domestic workers for the International Labour Organisation. This report will inform the creation of an international labour convention, the first ever specifically designed to cover these vulnerable workers.
In 2012, Dr Murray has given the following invited public presentations:
With Professor Andrew Stewart, University of Adelaide, Job Quality and Labour Law, presented to University of Sydney multidisciplinary experts workshop on Job Quality in Australia, Sydney, September 2012.
'The ILO's Convention on Domestic Work", presentation to the University of South Australia's Centre for Work+Life, Adelaide, September 2012.
The Australian National University Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law, 'The International Regulation of Domestic Work: Lessons for Australia", 24 October 2012, ANU Canberra.
Employment and Labour Relations Law
Law of Equity and Trusts
Dr Murray provided research expertise to the International Labour Organisation, the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the United Nations.
R Owens, J Riley and J Murray, The Law of Work (second edition), Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, 2011.
J Murray, Transnational Labour Regulation: the ILO and EC Compared, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2001.
ARTICLES/BOOK CHAPTERS (examples)
Forthcoming J Murray 'Continuity and Reform: Working Conditions Law in Australia"International Labor Review 2013
J Murray, ‘Taking social rights seriously: is there a case for institutional reform of the ILO?’ in C Fenwick and T Novitz (eds.), Labour Rights as Human Rights, Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2010, 359 – 382.
J Murray and R Owens, ‘The Safety Net’ in A Forsyth and A Stewart (eds.), Fair Work: the new workplace laws and the legacy of Work Choices, The Federation Press, Sydney, 2010, 40 – 74.
Books – (example) J Murray (editor), Work, Family and the Law, The Federation Press, Sydney 2005, 222 pages [special edition of Law in Context]
Book Chapters (examples)
J Murray, ‘Labour standards, safety nets and minimum conditions’, in J Riley and P Sheldon (eds.), Remaking Australian Industrial Relations, CCH Australia Ltd., Sydney, 2008, 129 – 138.
J Murray, ‘Workplace Relations’ in R Manne (ed.), Dear Mr Rudd: ideas for a better Australia, Black Ink Books, Melbourne, 2008, 234 – 249.
J Murray, ‘The Legal Regulation of Volunteer Work’, in Arup et al (eds.), Labour Law and Labour Market Regulation: essays on the construction, constitution and regulation of labour markets and work relationships, The Federation Press, Sydney, 2006, 696 – 713.
J Murray, ‘Re-labelling the International Labour Problem: Globalisation and Ideology’ in C Daubergne (ed.), Jurisprudence for an Interconnected Globe, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, 129 – 158.
Refereed Journal Articles – C1 Ranked A* by ARC S Cooney, J Howe and J Murray, ‘Time and Money under Work Choices: understanding the Workplace Relations Act as a scheme of regulation’ (2006) 29(1) University of New South Wales Law Journal 215- 241.
Ranked A by ARC J Murray, ‘Work Choices and the Radical Revision of the Public Realm of Australian Statutory Labour Law’ (2006) 35(4) Industrial Law Journal 343 – 366.
J Murray, ‘The AIRC’s Test Case on Work and Family Provisions: the end of dynamic regulatory change at the federal level?’ (2005) 18(3) Australian Journal of Labour Law 325 – 343.
J Murray, ‘A New Phase in the Regulation of Multinational Enterprises: the role of the OECD’ (2001) 30 Industrial Law Journal 255 – 270.
J Murray, ‘The Sound of One Hand Clapping? The “Ratcheting Labour Standards” proposal and international labour law’ (2001) 14 Australian Journal of Labour Law 306 – 332.
Dr Murray is currently working on a number of research projects, including papers on the nature of the contemporary legal regulation of working time in Australia, the academic foundations of working time regulation in cases of atypical work, the proposed changes to the EU Working Time Directive and the significance of a fiduciary relationship in contemporary Australian labour law.