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Investors punish Clydesdale bank over executive pay

Investors punish Clydesdale bank over executive pay

Investors have delivered a blunt rebuke against the former NAB unit with more than a third of votes opposing its payments to top executives.

  • by Clancy Yeates

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Is your industry growing or shrinking? Find out the future of your profession
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Is your industry growing or shrinking? Find out the future of your profession

Pondering a career change? From barristers to baristas, see the most common pathway people in your profession took and how your sector has changed over time.

  • by Craig Butt, Richard Lama & Reginal Sengkey
Westpac wage deal sparks warning on selling pressure

Westpac wage deal sparks warning on selling pressure

The Finance Sector Union says it is disappointed at the extent to which Westpac will use its discretion when handing out pay rises top some staff under a new wage agreement, arguing the move threatens to pressure affected employees to prioritise sales.

  • by Anna Patty & Clancy Yeates
Pay dispute win for Sydney Metro Northwest workers
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Pay dispute win for Sydney Metro Northwest workers

The win is likely to be worth several hundred thousand dollars, union officials said.

  • by Nick Bonyhady
More jobs for older workers than ever before
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More jobs for older workers than ever before

I don’t know the true extent of discrimination against older workers, but I’m pretty sure we’ve been given an exaggerated impression of it.

  • by Ross Gittins
Who else does your job? A portrait of your profession
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Who else does your job? A portrait of your profession

Does your profession skew older than other jobs? Is it more or less religious than the rest of the population? Do people in your job tend to move around more? This interactive provides you with the answers.

  • by Craig Butt, Richard Lama & Reginal Sengkey
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Why dentists are all smiles when it comes to their working week
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Why dentists are all smiles when it comes to their working week

Dentists are among the professionals that work the least hours while being among the highest paid.

  • by Craig Butt & Yan Zhuang
‘No other option’: Telstra braces as employees vote on strike action
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‘No other option’: Telstra braces as employees vote on strike action

Telstra chief executive Andy Penn will be bracing as his workforce chooses whether to go on strike over the next few weeks with thousands of employees expected to vote from Monday onwards to decide whether to take industrial action.

  • by Jennifer Duke
Jury awards $30m to dishwasher after she was forced to work on Sundays
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Jury awards $30m to dishwasher after she was forced to work on Sundays

Marie Jean Pierre claimed the Conrad Hotel accommodated her religious beliefs until 2015, when a kitchen manager insisted she work on Sundays.

  • by Amy B Wang
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
'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