Despite the promise that data retention would only be used for the most serious crimes, one agency wants to use it for trivial offences.
Serving mediocre, overpriced junk food might not be the worst offence committed by 7-Eleven. Former employees are claiming systemic underpayment. Crikey intern Marc Sudholz explains.
Pollster Gary Morgan isn't taking a Federal Court judgment against his family trust lying down, making allegations of witnesses being threatened and intimidated.
Workplace policy remains a key -- perhaps the key -- point of difference between the major political parties in Australia. Crikey examines each party's IR offerings ...
The link between this morning's raid on Craig Thomson's family's house and the fall of the Gillard government remains a tenuous one. There are plenty of hoops first.
As Craig Thomson faces a civil claim by Fair Work Australia, Labor will wait to finger a replacement candidate for his NSW electorate. But whoever wins ALP pre-selection will face a tough contest against the Liberals at the federal election.
At a hastily convened presser last week, Craig Thomson made the observation that the amount of simultaneous investigations into his credit card usage could be getting a bit out of hand. No kidding.
"Productivity" is starting to sound a little "gourmet" -- a word that means very different things to different people, writes Jo-anne Schofield, executive director of policy network Catalyst Australia.
What role should the budget's cash handouts play in wage determinations? There's a long history to the issue.
The serio-comic, wholly theatrical drama of purported “Fair Work Australia” is lined up in the crosshairs of Dr Biff Bondarchuk's crack analysis of the Feignstream Media's (mis)handling of the Craig Thomson Affair.