For eight years, the Zammit twins arrived at work an hour early so they could be home in time to pick their children up from school – freeing their working wives to get them off to school.
Anna Patty is Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a former Education Editor, State Political Reporter and Health Reporter. Her reports on inequity in schools funding led to the Gonski reforms and won her national awards. Her coverage of health exposed unnecessary patient deaths at Campbelltown Hospital and led to judicial and parliamentary inquiries. At The Times of London, she exposed flaws in international medical trials.
A new union of hairdressers is gearing up to fight a threatened clip to their weekend penalty rates, with Newcastle hairdresser Melanie Coombs saying they already get "paid peanuts".
David Provan does his full-time job which is based in Sydney from his home in Melbourne.
The labour movement has split in the wake of controversial comments from the ACTU's newly minted secretary Sally McManus defending law-breaking industrial behaviour that has sparked a furious government attack on the Opposition.
As a housekeeper, Teremoana Tangata hid her disability from her boss to protect her job.
A parliamentary review has found that the system of handling injured workers' complaints is 'dysfunctional'.
When she first started work as a garbage collector, Jennifer Khan, 65, ignored the advice of friends and co-workers who feared she would not keep up with the boys.
Former union boss Jim Metcher has announced his retirement as a legal investigation finds he had a duty to disclose a domestic violence matter in his applications for right of entry permits in 2009 and 2010.
Outlawing employer requests for cash back from employees and higher penalties will fail to stamp out exploitation, a leading migration labour lawyer has warned.
The decision to stop fast food businesses hiring overseas workers on 457 visas has been welcomed but will do little to alleviate high youth unemployment, academics and unions warn.