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July 2019

Long Commutes Negatively Impacting Workers – And They’re Only Getting Worse

31/07/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

Two things are getting on the nerves on Aussie workers. One is long commutes to and from work. The other is payroll mistakes made by...

George Calombaris 'Sorry' For Underpayments

31/07/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

Celebrity chef George Calombaris says he is sorry for underpaying his restaurant staff and hopes he can now be a "voice for change" in...

Fixed-Term Contracts And Employment Of Women Rising, But Incomes Stagnating: Report

31/07/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

Casual contracts are declining, but fixed-term contracts are on the rise according to the latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics...

Tradesman Convicted For Bullying Young Apprentice Workers

30/07/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

A tradesman has been fined $6,000 for bullying two young apprentices, with verbal abuse, name-calling, swearing, belittling behaviour...

$75k Fine For Builder After Circular Saw Injury

30/07/2019 , by Nicholas Hartman

A construction company in regional Queensland has been fined $75,000 after they were found to have failed to instruct a worker in how...

MasterChef Winner Says There's 'No Excuse' For Wage Theft

30/07/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

A former MasterChef winner has turned up the heat on the hospitality sector, claiming that systemic underpayment of staff should...