Business

Anna Patty

Anna Patty is Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a former Education Editor, State Political Reporter and Health Reporter. Her reports on inequity in schools funding led to the Gonski reforms and won her national awards. Her coverage of health exposed unnecessary patient deaths at Campbelltown Hospital and led to judicial and parliamentary inquiries. At The Times of London, she exposed flaws in international medical trials.

CFMEU NSW state secretary Brian Parker was found to have co-erced workers into unlawful strikes.

CFMEU boss co-erced Barangaroo workers and intimidated company employees

NSW construction union boss Brian Parker and nine other officials face heavy penalties after being found liable for unlawful industrial action at Sydney's Barangaroo site where they intimidated a female police officer and called Lend Lease employees "dogs" and latte-sipping "c---s".

Ashleigh Mounser was underpaid in numerous jobs in Wollongong.

States urged to introduce legislation to curb wage theft

States have been urged to introduce new laws against wage theft in the wake of rampant underpayment of workers at widespread wage theft by cafes, restaurants in university towns and retail chains including 7-Eleven, Pizza Hut, Dominos, Caltex and Bakers Delight.