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 The long-awaited working from home revolution is unlikely to take off until managers improve their skills in measuring the performance of "invisible" workers, a workplace expert says.
Anna Patty Keeping workers happy is the key to business success, says UK consultant Henry Stewart, who reckons it can be done in four steps.
Anna Patty Dan Thomas ran his own window cleaning business until a back injury forced him to reinvent his career.
Anna Patty Rising ALP star Chris Minns is accused of having a hidden agenda that involves handing more power to "an inward-looking political class" of faction bosses.
Australian Workers Union traded off $2 million in worker penalty rates and wages for $25,000 per year
Anna Patty and Nick Toscano A cleaning company paid the Australian Workers Union up to $25,000 per year in a deal that traded off the penalty rates of cleaners to save the company $2 million, the royal commission into...
Anna Patty and Latika Bourke The mother-in-law of Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf is terrified for the safety of her daughter and grandchildlren and is pleading with the Abbott government to allow...
Anna Patty When asked for all information on training given to police cadets about post-traumatic stress disorder, the NSW Police Service released two PowerPoint presentations that included a one-line reference...
Anna Patty Aged care providers have refused to negotiate with nurses on a new salary agreement until the Productivity Commission reviews the modern award, including the future of penalty rates.
Anna Patty A series of occupational health and safety breaches on building sites points to a ticking construction time bomb, a peak law body has warned.
Anna Patty "We are in situations that are as dangerous as the ones police face."
Anna Patty Employers and unions would face fines of up to $17 million for paying or receiving bribes and police would be given new "move on" powers to prohibit an unlawful union picket or boycott at a building...
Anna Patty A Barangaroo worker came into contact with live electricity, the second electrical incident in a year, prompting calls for a safety investigation at the building site.
Anna Patty A group of prominent doctors is rallying members of the profession against a decision to outsource the country's leading medical journal to a global publisher that has promoted the pharmaceutical...
Anna Patty A former Transport Workers Union boss went on a $2.1 million "spending spree" including the purchase of two luxury utes that cost $150,000 each within months of becoming secretary of his branch, the...
Anna Patty A former union boss who allegedly splurged union funds on two $150,000 luxury trucks including one he kept has denied he had preferred his own interests to those of his members, the royal commission...
Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption: Union bosses bought $150,000 cars without knowledge of branch members
Anna Patty Transport Workers Union officials bought two prestige cars costing $150,000 each without the knowledge of branch members, the royal commission has heard.
Anna Patty More than 90,000 Australians will no longer qualify for the pension and an extra 235,000 will have their payments cut under changes to save the government $2.
Anna Patty "I'm always conscious of potential conflict, but in this particular case I didn't think I had a conflict at all," said Robert Whyburn.
Anna Patty The Fair Work Commission is being asked to look various claims relating to increasing the national minimum wage, with one claim being double the amount major employer groups have argued for.
Anna Patty Before his appointment, Fair Work Commissioner Bernie Riordan was subject to a Federal Court case over $1.8m in directors fees he had been accused of receiving.