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 Bernie Riordan has told a royal commission that the 8.5 per cent interest the ALP offered to pay for a loan was a good commercial return.
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Royal commission into corruption: $500,000 union loan to ALP like 'lending money to a family member'
Anna Patty The NSW Electrical Trades Union was confident the ALP would repay a $500,000 loan without any security, a witness told the Royal Commission.
Anna Patty ACTU has warned Australia is creating a "two-tier system", with many international workers having fewer rights than others.
Anna Patty Asked who cashed the cheque on July 15, 2011, Geoffrey Prime said could not say.
Anna Patty The Royal Commission hears a union member was "sent to a psychiatrist" for raising concerns about the Electrical Trades Union.
Anna Patty Paul Sinclair said he recorded the minutes for the executive meeting on December 20, 2010, for which there was no written record of any discussion of the loan.
Anna Patty Love venting about work on social media? Your employer could have your guts for garters.
Anna Patty Employer groups have been accused of using "tricky legal tactics" to avoid new workplace protections for domestic violence leave and family friendly work hours.
Anna Patty, Jenny Wiggins NSW power workers have been warned that any agreement on their job security and conditions may prove worthless as a result of a controversial Fair Work Commission decision ruling to terminate a...
Anna Patty The head of the royal commission into trade unions has provided a rare insight into his personal views by extolling the virtues of old-style unionist Albert Monk.
Anna Patty Bad weather is estimated to have caused millions of dollars in damage to property and infrastructure.
Anna Patty Dozens of Chinese and Filipino workers on temporary working visas in regional NSW have been underpaid by more than $873,000 and housed in overcrowded accommodation, the Fair Work Ombudsman has...
Anna Patty The NSW government has been urged to grant workers a public holiday on Monday after the Anzac Day commemorations on Saturday. Take our poll
Anna Patty Police who are psychologically injured on the job and who take their own lives should be included on the official police honour role under a blueprint to reform systemic problems in the way post...
Anna Patty The NSW government has urged the national pay regulator to be cautious in its review of the minimum wage to avoid further damage to the economy and a reduction in job opportunities at a time of high...
Anna Patty The race for the final upper house seat in the NSW parliament remains close, leaving open an outside possibility of a legal challenge, which could result in a rerrun of the upper house election...
Anna Patty Gates to the derelict White Bay power station were unlocked to Sydneysiders on Sunday, providing a rare glimpse inside the historic site ahead of its redevelopment.
Anna Patty An era in Sydney broadcasting came to an end at 6pm on Thursday night.
Anna Patty Workplace injuries are set to rise as a result of the expected increase in the number of people working past the age of 65, raising concern about cuts to workers' compensation schemes and pressure on...