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What to do when a quarter of businesses rip off their workers

What to do when a quarter of businesses rip off their workers

With up to a quarter of small and medium businesses in Australia ripping off their workers, how can wage theft be properly tackled?

Can Clive Palmer demand a gag clause for Queensland Nickel workers?

Can Clive Palmer demand a gag clause for Queensland Nickel workers?

Former Queensland Nickel workers are owed money. That isn't in dispute. The question here is whether Palmer is allowed to demand silence in exchange for that money.

Labor's 'referendum on wages' off to a tepid start

Labor's 'referendum on wages' off to a tepid start

Labor says the election will be a referendum on wages, but so far has proposed little that will make a material difference for workers stuck with stagnant incomes.

Heart Foundation shows Indigenous staff the door

Heart Foundation shows Indigenous staff the door

Former Indigenous employees say the organisation has been marred by an exodus of Aboriginal staff, a collapse of specialist programs and a failure to meet reconciliation targets.

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.

Internal email reveals Border Force to cut jobs over Christmas

Internal email reveals Border Force to cut jobs over Christmas

Staff have been told "significant budget pressures" have led to the cuts which may extend to other states.

If it's bullying and criminality Morrison wants, he can do better than the CFMMEU

If it's bullying and criminality Morrison wants, he can do better than the CFMMEU

For years the government has railed at the bullying and intimidation of the CFMMEU. Seems those problems are a little closer to home.

So, you've been accused of bullying: what are your rights in the workplace?

So, you've been accused of bullying: what are your rights in the workplace?

When it comes to upholding the competing rights of accusers and accused in workplace bullying cases, the legislation doesn't really cut it.