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Clay Lucas is city editor for The Age. Clay has worked at The Age since 2005, covering state politics, urban affairs, transport, local government and workplace relations for The Age and Sunday Age. Clay won a Quill with Age investigative reporter Royce Millar in 2009.
Clay Lucas Cities that fail to embrace ''big data'' - and the meteoric rise of smartphones and the internet - to get more out of their existing infrastructure will be left behind, according to one of the...
Clay Lucas Managers have emerged as the most commonly accused of bullying in Australian workplaces, in the first results released by the Fair Work Commission from its new anti-bullying jurisdiction.
Clay Lucas Rules that helped ensure Australia's clothing makers did not use sweatshop labour were needlessly discarded as part of the government's so-called ''red tape'' cuts, the union representing textile...
Clay Lucas Retail workers aged 20 have been handed a $2-an-hour pay rise, after the national workplace commission ruled on Friday they be paid the same as those who are 21 and over.
Matt O'Sullivan, James Massola and Clay Lucas Qantas' heavily unionised workforce fears deep job cuts in the order of 3000 will be revealed next week when the airline's management reveals how it plans to strip $2 billion in costs out of the...
Clay Lucas Only one in four employees in Australian workplaces believe their managers do a good job.
Clay Lucas Does your manager do a good job? If the answer is yes, it appears you are in the minority of Australian workplaces.
Clay Lucas Lawyers acting for thousands of underpaid intellectually disabled workers will lodge a court application on Monday seeking to block the federal government's scheme to tackle the underpayments.
Clay Lucas Bullying complaints could swamp the Fair Work Commission when it begins hearing cases next month because the Gillard government did not put in adequate methods to filter out dubious or unsuitable...
Clay Lucas, Sam Hall About $30 billion of assistance was provided to Australian car makers between 1997 and 2012 but failed to secure the industry's future, a new report has found.
Clay Lucas Holden staff are bracing for an announcement at 2pm at the company's Port Melbourne plant.
Mark Kenny, Clay Lucas Holden remains unconvinced that the federal government intends providing any further assistance to the industry after 2016, in a decision that would virtually guarantee its closure, according to...
Clay Lucas Marc Newson designs beautiful tableware. He's done a fine dining range for Noritake, drinking glasses for iittala, a cruet set for Alessi.
Clay Lucas Australians in full-time work are doing more unpaid overtime than ever, while the unemployed and those with a part-time job struggle to find enough to do, a new report shows.
Clay Lucas The Abbott government will wind back workplace laws put in place only this year by Labor that employer groups argue had given unions too much power.
Clay Lucas and Daniel Hurst Reintroduction of a beefed-up national construction watchdog by the Abbott government will see individuals picketing building sites at risk of being fined up to $34,000.
Clay Lucas A group of Hungarian men brought to Australia on temporary visas to work as highly skilled technicians have instead been used as labourers on a western Sydney warehouse.
Clay Lucas Employees who face the sack could exploit new laws to stop bullying by taking their manager to the national workplace umpire, employer law firms and business groups have warned.
Clay Lucas An employee at an international mobile phone service provider popular with Chinese students says he was paid as little as $9 an hour.
Clay Lucas A 'cultural epidemic' of sexual harassment is taking place in rural Australian workplaces, but little is being done to tackle the issue, according to new research to be presented at Melbourne...