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Westpac employees to get transgender leave

Westpac employees to get transgender leave

Westpac employees will have access to up to four weeks of paid leave and a year of unpaid leave to make a gender transition under a new wages and conditions agreement.

  • by Anna Patty

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Foodora offers to pay less than half amount claimed by creditors
Gig economy

Foodora offers to pay less than half amount claimed by creditors

The German parent of collapsed food delivery company Foodora Australia is offering to pay back less than half the wages, superannuation and tax bill claimed by creditors including workers and the Tax Office.

  • by Anna Patty
Fair Work finds repeat offenders short-changing staff

Fair Work finds repeat offenders short-changing staff

Nearly 40 per cent of businesses found in breach of workplace laws between 2012 and 2015 were still underpaying workers or failing to provide them with pay slips within three years.

  • by Anna Patty
Bureaucratic thinking versus brilliant minds at the workplace
Opinion
Careers

Bureaucratic thinking versus brilliant minds at the workplace

If you aspire to be brilliant but fear you may not be, do not lose heart; there are other ways to get around it, writes Jim Bright.

  • by Jim Bright
Kmart workers to vote on new pay deal that restores penalty rates
Industrial relations

Kmart workers to vote on new pay deal that restores penalty rates

Up to 28,000 Kmart workers across Australia will vote on a new enterprise bargaining agreement that will restore full penalty rates.

  • by Anna Patty
Have you been faced with the hairdresser’s quandary in your new job?
Opinion
Careers

Have you been faced with the hairdresser’s quandary in your new job?

A savvy marketing leader might make big changes or might understand that what he or she has inherited deserves to be nurtured.

  • by Jonathan Rivett
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'We have to design for the human in mind': putting ethics into AI
AI

'We have to design for the human in mind': putting ethics into AI

Artificial intelligence technologist Kriti Sharma is concerned the technology's benefits will be unequally shared.

  • by Ruth Williams
A man of few words reflects on a life building bridges
Roads

A man of few words reflects on a life building bridges

John Eveston, who is still in the bridge business at 87, recalls one bridge that was "cranky".

  • by Garry Maddox
Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women
Google

Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

Hundreds of Google staff protested the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct.

'I made sure I never broke in front of him': Bosses who bully workers and make them cry
Harassment

'I made sure I never broke in front of him': Bosses who bully workers and make them cry

Jane's boss would put his Coke bottle in his out tray for her to put in the bin right behind him.

  • by Anna Patty
'How about a series on killing vegans, one by one': magazine editor loses job after email
Media & marketing

'How about a series on killing vegans, one by one': magazine editor loses job after email

When TV personality and magazine editor William Sitwell was pitched a story by a freelance writer, he sent a 'joke' reply. Now he is out of a job.

  • by Lindsay Bever