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This is a new era of dealing with sexual harassment. Or is it?

Yes, women are speaking up about harassment. But they still suffer great professional and personal harm when they do.

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The 'roni and racism shed a whole new light on keeping workers safe at work

In a time of enormous social upheaval, what obligations do employers have to keep their workers safe?

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Employers have a duty to keep staff safe, no matter where they work

A landmark ruling has brought into sharp relief the potential responsibilities of Australian employers to workers experiencing violence.

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Weapons down? Maybe, but there is plenty to fight about. Here's a list of friction points

The prime minister wants businesses and unions to 'down weapons' to negotiate industrial reform. But there's a lot they don't agree on.

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'Unfit', rinse, repeat: how the industrial relations debate ignores the evidence (again)

The biggest changes in the 'not fit for purpose' IR system have disadvantaged workers and empowered employers. Shame journalists keep forgetting that.

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The man who changed what unions could and should do. Vale, Jack Mundey

Union leader Jack Mundey's monument is the city he saved, and the democratic and radical impulse written down in stone and streets.

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Obliging Deloitte delivers big union presence on Virgin creditors committee

Bondholders for the late Virgin Australia are said to be furious after having requests to serve on the creditors committee rejected without explanation.

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When this is over, will we recognise the role women played?

Doctors, nurses, teachers, carers and childcare workers are on the front lines in the fight against coronavirus. And the vast majority of them are women.

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JobSeeker payments | Are you eligible and what can you claim?

Wondering if you're eligible for JobSeeker payment during the coronavirus outbreak? We outline the key criteria necessary to claim, as well as the steps you should be taking if your hours have been reduced or you have lost your job.

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Coronavirus: Casual employee rights and entitlements

Wondering what your rights are as a casual employee? Here we outline your rights and entitlements as a casual employee during the coronavirus pandemic.