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'Won't exactly be smooth sailing': Union strife deepens on $6.7b tunnel

'Won't exactly be smooth sailing': Union strife deepens on $6.7b tunnel

The deal for workers on the West Gate Tunnel project was already causing problems now a significant supplier has union trouble.

  • by Nick Toscano

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Female ride-share drivers campaign for safer working conditions
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Female ride-share drivers campaign for safer working conditions

Female ride-share drivers are calling for safer working conditions.

  • by Timna Jacks
Manager of Newtown pub fired for 'joking' about violence against women
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Manager of Newtown pub fired for 'joking' about violence against women

The Facebook posts attracted a severe backlash and the page for Coopers Hotel was flooded with hundreds of one-star ratings.

  • by Rachel Clun
A new study should be the final nail for open-plan offices

A new study should be the final nail for open-plan offices

Theoretically there are good reasons to move to an open-plan office. Our social environment plays a big role in our ability to be proactive and motivated.

  • by Libby Sander
'Just rebranding': Banks accused of continued upselling to customers

'Just rebranding': Banks accused of continued upselling to customers

Banks may have done away with sales targets to upsell customers products, but some are accused of replacing them with a "customer needs analysis".

  • by Anna Patty
New Deliveroo contract shifts liability for undelivered food to riders
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New Deliveroo contract shifts liability for undelivered food to riders

The food delivery service told some contractors it couldn't find their contracts, and asked them to submit a copy of their agreement or sign a new one.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Simone Fox Koob
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Journalists locked out of Shorten speech to ACTU congress

Journalists locked out of Shorten speech to ACTU congress

The national union representing journalists has registered a complaint with the ACTU over the exclusion of journalists from its congress dinner.

  • by Anna Patty
'Solidarity': UK Labour leader Corbyn rallies behind Australian unions

'Solidarity': UK Labour leader Corbyn rallies behind Australian unions

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and former ALP treasurer Wayne Swan have rallied for change through union solidarity and rebellion against trickledown economics.

  • by Anna Patty
Sydney uni settles legal claim with academic over relationship rumours

Sydney uni settles legal claim with academic over relationship rumours

The University of Sydney has settled a legal claim with former deputy vice chancellor Shane Houston for an undisclosed amount.

  • by Anna Patty
'Would rather come to work': Four-day working week trial a success, but didn't work for everyone
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'Would rather come to work': Four-day working week trial a success, but didn't work for everyone

New Zealand company's eight-week trial of a shorter working week was generally a success - but not everyone was able to adapt.

Turnbull calls out 'extraordinarily high' CEO pay
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Turnbull calls out 'extraordinarily high' CEO pay

PM Malcolm Turnbull says executive pay rates are “extraordinarily high” after a report confirmed pay for the top 100 company bosses increased 12.4%

  • by Nassim Khadem