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 Incumbent Greens candidate Jamie Parker has secured the seat of Balmain after a tight two-way contest with the Labor Party's Verity Firth.
Anna Patty The ACTU's submission to the review of minimum wages argues a greater increase is necessary to avoid creating an underclass of working poor and rising inequality.
Anna Patty It took Shey Hooper six months before she could find an employer willing to employ her on a part-time basis after she had children.
Anna Patty Freeze on minimum superannuation entitlements will make workers on minimum wages thousands of dollars worse off, ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver says.
Anna Patty A recent redistribution has reduced Alex Greenwich's margin to just 0.3 per cent.
Anna Patty After being constantly belittled and yelled at in her office, Lynne Magee found nowhere to turn because she was working for the authority in charge of regulating workplace bullying.
Anna Patty A 70-year-old Vietnamese woman with poor English is among hundreds of people in NSW who have been allegedly tricked into signing up for expensive student loans.
Anna Patty Labor has promised to match the Baird government's commitment to release 20,000 new housing lots to alleviate Sydney's housing affordability crisis if it wins the state election next week.
Anna Patty The assistant secretary of the ACTU has announced his departure on Twitter.
Anna Patty A Sydney company failed to pay a student intern thousands of dollars in wages
Anna Patty Employees have given electricity network companies Ausgrid and Endeavour Energy notice of a series of staggered work stoppages next week over a stalled workplace agreement.
Anna Patty The final two years of a national schools funding plan developed by businssman David Gonski could be realised if $1 billion in annual state government funding for private schools was transferred to...
Anna Patty As a father of three, Gerry Herron says he couldn't afford to keep working as a baggage handler if his penalty rates were abolished.
Anna Patty Tracey Spicer's fate - sacked by her television network after she had a baby - will be illegal if Labor wins the NSW election.
Anna Patty A plan to outsource up to 240 public sector jobs to India would be stopped under NSW Labor, if it wins the state election.
Anna Patty Premier Mike Baird has ranked ahead of his rival, Labor leader Luke Foley, in a voter poll rating their trustworthiness and competence.
Jacob Saulwick and Anna Patty Rail users would be able to catch a train to a Badgerys Creek Airport from two lines the day the airport opens, under a Labor policy that has been immediately attacked for not including any funding.
Anna Patty Labor leader Luke Foley has promised to spend $351 million on the redevelopment of Nepean Hospital if he wins government on March 28.
Anna Patty Labor plans to provide apprentices with a $500 allowance to buy tools and clothing.
Anna Patty Labor is fighting to strengthen its hold in the Hunter region and has committed to upgrading the area’s health services and roads if elected to government.