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Former CBS chief Les Moonves to fight for $167m severance package

Former CBS chief Les Moonves to fight for $167m severance package

He resigned amid a flurry of sexual assault allegations but CBS chief Les Moonves is not going away quietly.

  • by Jayme Deerwester

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Making a resolution to be less judgmental, even over Lennon's lyrics
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Making a resolution to be less judgmental, even over Lennon's lyrics

After 12 more months of the old Gregorian calendar we're into a fresh circuit round the sun. Been up to any enjoyable high jinks in the first 19 days?

  • by Jonathan Rivett
Fair Work deputy under fire for sharing anti-CFMEU social media post
Industrial relations

Fair Work deputy under fire for sharing anti-CFMEU social media post

A senior member of Australia’s workplace tribunal has been rebuked for retweeting a “politically controversial” post attacking Bill Shorten and the CFMEU.

  • by Nick Toscano
Port giant loses last-ditch bid to halt union strife on the waterfront
Industrial relations

Port giant loses last-ditch bid to halt union strife on the waterfront

Stevedoring giant Hutchison Ports has lost an eleventh-hour bid to force its employees to delay beginning a wave of industrial action this week.

  • by Nick Toscano
Meet the principal who the cleaners kick out of school every night
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Meet the principal who the cleaners kick out of school every night

Hayley Emmerton is one of more than 20,000 school principals in Australia whose working hours rank among the longest in Australia.

  • by Laura Chung, Craig Butt & Reginal Sengkey
Summertime and the living is busy: Peter Rose's hundred-hour working week
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Summertime and the living is busy: Peter Rose's hundred-hour working week

The average number of hours Australians report clocking up in a week is 44.5, but what about for those working in your profession?

  • by Craig Butt, Reginal Sengkey & Richard Lama
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'It could have gone further': the true cost of workers' skin cancer
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'It could have gone further': the true cost of workers' skin cancer

Council worker Michael Hannan had skin cancers on his ear and face - but was one of the lucky ones.

  • by Rachel Clun
Wharfies vote to strike over 'attack' on pay and conditions
Industrial relations

Wharfies vote to strike over 'attack' on pay and conditions

Hundreds of dock workers have voted to launch industrial action, including rolling strikes, over what they claim is an attack on their pay and conditions.

  • by Nick Toscano
'It has taken me everywhere': Those with Australia's weirdest jobs choose lifestyle over pay
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'It has taken me everywhere': Those with Australia's weirdest jobs choose lifestyle over pay

Steve Jackson is one of just 171 sailmakers in Australia. And he isn't in it for the money.

  • by Cassandra Morgan & Craig Butt
Short courses the first step to a new creative career

Short courses the first step to a new creative career

When Fairina Cheng enrolled in a short course in jewellery making, a change of career wasn’t on her radar.

  • by Brigid Blackney
Uber drivers complain they are forced to break the law to do their job
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Uber drivers complain they are forced to break the law to do their job

Jayesh is among tens of thousands of Uber drivers who are frequently having to weigh up whether they should break the law to do their job.

  • by Timna Jacks