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 A Labor Party-affiliated union is expected to raise controversy within the ALP at the weekend when it calls for the development of high-rise apartments in the inner city to fund public transport in...
Anna Patty A key member of a high-level federal government ministerial committee established to protect vulnerable overseas workers from exploitation has no records of any of its three meetings.
Anna Patty NSW Greens MP John Kaye has been diagnosed with cancer and will be unable to return to Parliament to resume his duties before the end of next month.
Anna Patty The union says it needs to step back to "focus on the issues affecting our membership".
Anna Patty Since arriving in Australia 16 months ago, Syrian refugee Youssef Darwish has learned English and is studying for a qualification in furniture removal and warehousing.
Anna Patty While the number of Australians starting an apprenticeship or traineeship has plummeted 20 per cent in the past year, one skills training project in the centre of Sydney is thriving.
Anna Patty It was no ordinary childhood for Tegan Butts who was forced to leave home at the age of 13 as a victim of domestic violence.
Anna Patty The sound of a dog barking has been enough to break the ice during a tense conversation in the office.
Anna Patty He invented the chocolate Paddle Pop. Now John Karlik is one of a shrinking number of Australians who donate their time to charity.
Anna Patty Anna Patty has won the Australian College of Educators Victoria 2015 media award.
Anna Patty As a Myer retail worker of 35 years, Sue Barros has always found the days leading to Christmas particularly hectic.
Anna Patty The young whistleblower revealed that cleaners were underpaid by $19 an hour. Then he was sacked.
Anna Patty A factional stoush between forces aligned to the ALP and Greens has erupted within the NSW public sector union.
Anna Patty A backlog of roads repairs has increased by more than $200 million in a year, bringing the total bill for outstanding maintenance in NSW to more than $5 billion.
Anna Patty An employee relations specialist said she was sacked for taking sick leave. The Federal Court disagreed.
Anna Patty The former boss of the National Union of Workers should be referred to the police for possible criminal charges, an inquiry has been told.
Anna Patty and Sean Nicholls For 12 years, the only days Christine Graham could quarantine from work were Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Anna Patty Former National Union of Workers NSW secretary Derrick Belan has admitted to using a union credit card to pay for a tattoo of his mother and father on his leg.
Anna Patty Former union boss Derrick Belan has denied he misused his union credit card, which was used to buy tens of thousands of dollars of items including Tiffanys jewellery, online dating services and a...