Anna Patty is Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a former State Political Reporter and Education Editor
Anna Patty Blanket refusal of bail to people identified as a terrorist risk could lead to lengthy incarceration of those facing less serious charges and undermine the judiciary's discretion to consider all...
Anna Patty The teachers' union is negotiating a new salary agreement, which includes a statement on the church's expectations of behaviour.
Anna Patty Lengthy delays in restoring power after blackouts are expected as part of strike action in response to failed negotiations over a new enterprise agreement for electricity workers.
Anna Patty Supermarket labour hire companies have been fined $190,000 for exploiting overseas workers who were paid nothing for 11 days of pushing trolleys at a Western Sydney shopping centre.
Anna Patty For Australian Greeks, the upcoming elections present a double-edged sword, raising a conflict between the heart and the head.
Anna Patty Unemployment and job creation, pay rates and the interests of small business will be included in the framework for a sweeping review of national workplace laws.
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 Premier Mike Baird will launch a symposium debating the medical use of cannabis on Friday.
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 Spiralling costs of the police death and disability scheme prompted changes, and a furious response from thousands of uniformed police officers.