Anna Patty is Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a former State Political Reporter and Education Editor
Anna Patty ABC journalists were in tears on Wednesday afternoon after being told their positions would become redundant.
Anna Patty ABC staff who want to accept redundancy are advised to tell the state broadcaster while those who want to stay face a longer process.
Anna Patty The NSW government has trumpeted a 15 per cent reduction in workers' compensation claims by small businesses and a 17.5 per cent reduction in insurance premiums.
Anna Patty An industrial dispute between waterfront workers and DP World is set to escalate further after the company locked out
Anna Patty Ineffectual leaders who fail to clarify their company's direction are the leading cause of worker disengagement.
Anna Patty When veteran ABC broadcaster, Quentin Dempster, says "bye-bye" in his Queensland, boy-from-the-bush way next Friday night, it will be for the last time.
Anna Patty Airlines are being urged to follow the example of Virgin Australia in its introduction of domestic violence leave for staff.
Anna Patty The counsel assisting the royal commission into trade unions has agreed that former prime minister Julia Gillard's conduct as a lawyer may not have prevented her former boyfriend's misuse of a slush...
Anne Davies, Anna Patty Around the country the painful process of showing people the door unfolded.
Anna Patty The Australia Institute estimates the value of unpaid overtime worked by Australians across a year is $110 billion. So why do we do it?
ACTU strategy: 'Getting unions more modern and democratic'; Julia Gillard states case to royal commission
Anna Patty The Australian Council of Trade Unions will pre-empt findings from the royal commission into trade unions with its own strategies including an internal ombudsman to stamp out union corruption.
Anna Patty Spiralling costs of the police death and disability scheme prompted changes, and a furious response from thousands of uniformed police officers.
Anna Patty The Greens say the government has failed to address the problem of hundreds of injured police fighting long and lonely battles against "a very bloody-minded insurer".
Anna Patty Premier Mike Baird will launch a symposium debating the medical use of cannabis on Friday.
Anna Patty The Transport Workers Union has referred its findings of inappropriate spending of members' money to the royal commission into trade union corruption.
Anna Patty A construction union official who allegedly made a death threat against a former colleague may face criminal charges, a submission by the counsel assisting the royal commission into unions has...
Anna Patty Australian Council of Trade Unions questions the federal government's promise that the royal commission into trade unions would be a "sword that will cut both ways".
Anna Patty NSW is struggling to meet demand for
Anna Patty NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has urged the federal government to introduce a quota on the number of students training to be teachers amid concerns about an oversupply.
Anna Patty "I love teaching, but I hate the fact that I'm almost 30, I have a child, I have a mortgage and I'm still a casual teacher," says Ashleigh Garven.