Anna Patty is Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a former State Political Reporter and Education Editor.
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Anna Patty Some of them sound like professions that would be full of active people - but there's a catch.
Anna Patty with Julia Medew All but one member of the editorial advisory committee for Australia's top medical journal have resigned following the sacking of its eminent editor who raised concerns about a decision to outsource...
Anna Patty The royal commission into trade union corruption will float proposals for the introduction of new laws that would empower the Fair Work Commission to ban union...
Anna Patty Police who are psychologically injured on the job and who take their own lives should be included on the official police honour role under a blueprint to reform systemic problems in the way post...
Anna Patty The ACTU has asked chamber of commerce chief Kate Carnell to clarify her position on penalty rates after public comments appeared to contradict her organisation's submission to the Productivity...
Anna Patty Welfare and community justice groups have warned that cuts to education services in NSW jails will reduce future employment opportunities for prisoners and increase their rate of reoffending.
Anna Patty Community and Public Sector Union members are protesting against new staff agreements they say threaten to cut their rights and conditions in return for annual pay rises of up to 1 per cent.
Anna Patty Electrical Trades Union, United Service Union and Professionals Australia have been told by NSW electricity networks boss Vince Graham their strike is "pointless". Anna Patty reports.
Anna Patty The family of a young Australian woman who died in Mexico after what was supposed to be a simple medical procedure.
Anna Patty The state government is not properly resourcing child protection services, the Public Service Association says.
Anna Patty Many TAFE students cannot access results or fee notices, and teachers are concerned about their own potential liability for any student accidents.
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.