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 Baird government is winding back controversial changes to the Workers' Compensation Scheme by restoring $1 billion in benefits to injured workers and businesses.
Anna Patty The mist over the future of penalty rates and deregulation of trading hours on Boxing Day and Easter Sunday will clear on Tuesday when the Productivity Commission...
Anna Patty A young woman who went into cardiac arrest during a cosmetic surgery procedure in Sydney appears likely to have been given an overdose of local anaesthetic.
Anna Patty Young tertiary-educated people who change jobs often can run foul of future potential employers.
Anna Patty So far, 206 Samsung washing machines have caught fire and some have exploded. But many remain in people's homes.
Anna Patty Paramedics involved in helicopter rescues are required to take greater risks and responsibilities when rescuing people from dangerous locations including cliffs, canyons and mines.
Anna Patty Brian Parker has been reinstated as the NSW boss of the union for construction workers after stepping aside last month ahead of his appearance at the royal commission into union corruption.
Anna Patty Charles "Digger" Murphy's first job as a miner was on the pit head – at the entrance of a coal mine – when he was aged 15.
Anna Patty A Sydney man allegedly left his two-year-old son alone in a car for an hour while he attended a job interview.
Anna Patty Six mothers working at three public school canteens in Sydney's west will be compensated after being short-changed by a food service contractor.
Anna Patty The Forestry Corporation of NSW has informed the tour company that it cannot conduct its gravesite visits without a permit.
Anna Patty After a series of job knock-backs because of his hearing loss, Peter Kenyon has found a job as a driver thanks to a new app introduced by Uber
Anna Patty An extension of the Goulburn ghost tour to include Ivan Milat's killing ground has opened old wounds for victims' families.
Anna Patty The Baird government has launched a series of television advertisements advising motorists how to minimise inconvenience as its starts to build new roads and other major infrastructure.
Anna Patty The royal commission into trade unions has polarised opinions about so called side-deals between employers and unions.
Anna Patty After wrapping a new set of Christmas lights around the tree and settling back for a quiet night, Erin Dee was startled by a sudden loud crack and smoulder of smoke.
Anna Patty Providers of ethics classes in NSW primary schools have responded with outrage to a change to the school enrolment form which removes a clear choice between ethics and scripture.
Anna Patty Truck driver Duane Bowering says he has been routinely forced to take his life – and those of other motorists – into his hands by carrying loads that are too heavy and unsecured.