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Nick Greiner has suggested closing or selling off Countrylink in the Infrastructure NSW report to the O’Farrell government
As you would have heard the Minister for Transport has made an announcement today that RailCorp will be abolished and Sydney Trains and NSW Trains created from July 1 2013.
An ACTU spokesman said temporary contracts suit employers because they "shift risk onto the shoulders of workers".
The picture painted by UN scientists four years ago was confirmed and elaborated by a World Bank report released last week.
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Unions NSW secretary Mark Lennon says stopping payments will ruin their Xmas
Brisbane City Council will meet with staff unions next Tuesday as 50 information technology workers fight to stop their jobs being outsourced, potentially to overseas workers.
These employers are allowed to vet the sexual practices of potential employees in ways that would be illegal for non-religious organisations.
Widespread cash-in-hand payments are resulting in hospitality workers being paid more than a third below the minimum wage, which is currently $15.96 per hour.
The New South Wales Government is planning to exclude its roads department from carrying out the bulk of future road maintenance work in Sydney.
Railcorp has been ordered to pay $10,000 to Australia's Disability Commissioner for discriminating against visually impaired people by not providing audible announcements.
Despite describing it as "frivolous spending", the NSW government has increased the amount it pays contractors at the same time that it sheds up to 15,000 public servant jobs
Protection of worker penalty rates will be written into law,
Millions of Australians no longer have the right to annual leave or sick leave because they are trapped in insecure, casual or contract jobs.
Police in Perth have charged a 26-year-old man over a slave labour racket.
Drastic cuts to vital safety services on our train station are putting the safety of the travelling public at risk.
Bullying remains rife in the Victorian public service, affecting one in five government workers every year who say they are being abused, harassed or deliberately excluded by managers.
The Coalition is considering giving employers the power to unilaterally determine workplace agreements
With increased casualisation on the one hand, and longer working days on the other, the major parties' 'dignity of work' rhetoric is wearing thin…
THE number of fines for dodging fares on Sydney trains has dropped by more than 75 per cent in recent months as the state government dispenses with RailCorp's transit officers.
A new report by the Productivity Commission has confirmed that millions of Australians are in insecure work.
A new national memorial to Australians who have died at or because of work will be a lasting reminder of the ongoing battle to make our workplaces safer.
SUPERANNUATION worries and other employee concerns have led Unions NSW to take aspects of this week’s Eraring power station sale to court on Thursday.
The first year of privatised ferries has resulted in cancellations, collisions and soaring prices, despite an O'Farrell government promise that ferry services would improve.