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National

National

1200 Businesses Give Workers Time Off To Attend Climate Strike

3 min read

Cities nationwide will be flooded with protesters on Friday as tens of thousands of people rally for a global climate change strike -- and more than 1200 businesses are giving workers time off to attend.

Career

Career

'I Am Ruthless': If Roxy Jacenko's Staff Don't Follow These Expectations, She Fires Them

3 min read

Anyone who knows Roxy Jacenko knows that she never rests when it comes to her highly successful PR business, Sweaty Betty.

National

National

Australia No Longer A Fun Place To Live, Says Sad New Survey

4 min read

Some three-quarters of Aussies feel guilty when they're enjoying themselves, according to a new survey which says Australia simply isn't a fun country.

National

National

50 Years On From Equal Pay Decision, Gender Bias Is Keeping The Pay Gap Alive

3 min read

It's been 50 years since Australian women won the right to equal pay for equal work.

National

National

These Are The Aussie Jobs With The Biggest Salary Growth This Year

3 min read

A new employment report shows the number of job ads has dramatically dropped in recent times, while essential industries are those enjoying the greatest pay rises over the last year.

National

National

Action Pledged On 'Deadly' Silocosis Dust, But Is It Enough?

4 min read

State and federal regulators have agreed to reduce the amount of silica dust that tradies are exposed to at work -- but not as low as some had hoped. 

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

Why Bashing Welfare Recipients As 'Dole Bludgers' Ignores The Unfair Reality

6 min read

There are up to 17 times as many job seekers as job vacancies in Australia. Even if every person on welfare could work, the positions simply don’t exist.

National

National

Dads Commuting More, The Most Unhappy With Life

3 min read

Commute times are way up in Australia and dads are among the most unhappy with their job, pay and work-life balance, a startling new insight into Australian society has revealed.

National

National

Penguin Books Editor 'Disciplined' After Tweets Supporting Penalty Rates

3 min read

The MEAA trade union is taking Penguin Random House to the Fair Work Commission, after one of its members claimed to have been given a "first and final warning" for tweeting in support of penalty rates for book sellers.

World

World

Deutsche Bank Cuts 18,000 Staff, Including Aussie Workers

3 min read

Germany's Deutsche Bank wants to 'reinvent' itself as a company and cut costs by 25 percent by 2022, with local jobs on the chopping block.

Tech

Tech

Should You Accept If Your Boss Adds You On Facebook?

5 min read

There's a lot to consider when adding or accepting your boss on Facebook.

National

National

What The Crackdown On Car Expense Tax Claims Means For You

2 min read

The Australian Tax Office has promised to crack down on Aussies making false work-related car expense claims on their tax after more than $7.2 billion was claimed in the last financial year alone.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

The Gig Economy Is So Much Bigger And More Complicated Than You Think

5 min read

Great attention and concern has been generated in recent years about the ‘gig economy’: the many thousands of individuals who perform various tasks and jobs for pay (‘gigs’), organised through web-based apps and platforms.

Alix Nicholson

Alix Nicholson

I've Been Made Redundant Four Times And It's Taught Me A Thing Or Two

4 min read

Being made redundant kind of sucks. I know this because I’ve been made redundant four times in the past eight years. I’m 34.

World

World

Window Washers Hang From Building In Terrifying Mid-Air Ordeal

1 min read

Emergency crews have pulled two window washers to safety after they became stuck on scaffolding on the side of a building in Midtown, New York City.

News

News

Aussie CEOs: White Blokes Called Andrew Or Michael

3 min read

The average Australian chief executive officer is a white male, most likely named Andrew or Michael, who was educated at a sandstone university according to a study called “Easy to Classify”.

News

News

How Daylight Saving Screws Our Shift Workers

3 min read

The end of daylight savings gives you an extra hour of morning sun -- but it also duds our hard-working nurses and police into working an extra hour for free.

Health

Health

Why Working Weekends Can Make You Miserable And Depressed

3 min read

"Off time” is fast-diminishing as people work longer hours and more businesses operate around the clock, but it comes at a cost according to a new study.

Sport

Sport

Truckie Ben Barba To Earn Less Than One Percent Of His NRL Hourly Rate

1 min read

He once earned $500,000 a year. For disgraced former NRL player Ben Barba, those days are over,

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Sorry, ScoMo, But A Million Jobs Ain't What They Used To Be

5 min read

A million seems like a big number.

Views

Views

Personally I'm Not Really Into Passive Aggression, But You Probably Love It

2 min read

I hate a lot of things -- spiders, bad drivers, weak tea, no wine, animal cruelty, bad 90s tattoos, How I Met Your Mother -- but one thing I cannot stand is passive aggression.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why Australia Needs Part-Time MPs

4 min read

There are times when it becomes necessary to lead by example and do something boldly different.

Life

Life

Why Being Vulnerable Is Actually More Attractive Than You Think

3 min read

New studies reveal that showing flaws isn't a sign of weakness after all.

World

World

'They're Easy Kids': Parents Refuse To Pay Babysitter After Working 8 Hours

2 min read

Screenshots are important.

Views

Views

Why The Post-Christmas Week Is The Year's Most Awkward

3 min read

There is a certain sense of malaise that surrounds this time of year, the week between Christmas and New Year.

World

World

Walmart Teen's F-Bomb Laden Resignation On Loud Speaker

1 min read

A teenage employee used Walmart's store intercom to not only quit, but bag out the company and its managers along the way.

National

National

Revealed: The Best Uni Degrees if You Want To Get A Job Fast

3 min read

Want to earn big money soon after leaving uni? Avoid science, hospitality and psychology.

National

National

Backpacker Visa Changes 'Won't Help' Agriculture: Farmers

4 min read

Backpackers and other visitors on working holiday visa will be able to stay in Australia longer under a new government plan to help farmers fill jobs.

Life

Life

The Secret To Having Confidence At Work

2 min read

Your highest priority in life will give you the greatest confidence at work.

Views

Views

"Cycling In Peak Hour Should Be Banned. That’s The Only Info You Need.”

3 min read

There are many perks to living on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, but quick, easy transport isn't one of them.

Love

Love

This Is Who You're Most Likely To Marry Based On Your Job

4 min read

You love who you love, right? Well, kind of.

Career

Career

The Seven Bad Habits That Could Be Ruining Your Career

6 min read

You won't get into that corner office if you don't up your game...

Career

Career

How To Find The Courage To Quit Your Day Job And Follow Your Dream

3 min read

When it comes to taking risks, no one knows what it’s like to jump off into the deep end more than Sarah Rose Bloom.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Turns Out We Still Suck At Getting The Work-Life Balance Right

1 min read

But there is one generation that's bucking the trend.

Career

Career

10 Hacks To Help You To Stay Focused At Work

4 min read

Staying focused at work has never been more important and oh, look there's a puppy...

TV

TV

Flamin' Fake News: Ray Meagher Is Not Leaving Home And Away

1 min read

It seems the drama is never too far from Summer Bay.

Career

Career

Here's Why You And Your Workplace Should Meditate

3 min read

Get your ommmm on, and work more efficiently.

Crime

Crime

Police Warn Against 'Lethal' Tradie Syndicate

1 min read

Police believe the hazardous electrical work could be linked to the death of a 24-year-old tradie last year.

Career

Career

Why Women 'Bully' Other Women At Work

4 min read

What’s behind the problematic behaviour?

National

National

How A Tingle In Jessica's Hand Changed Her Life Forever

4 min read

"I am not a quitter, so I don’t allow my disability to define me."

Politics

Politics

Gender Pay Gap At 20 Year Low, But Still Way Too Big

1 min read

Gap now at 20 year low, but more to be done.

National

National

Can Employees Be Sacked For Having Public Opinions?

2 min read

The line between our private and working lives is becoming increasingly blurred.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

People Are Now "Ghosting" At Work, Too

3 min read

It's not you, it's me.

World

World

A Four-Day Working Week Actually Better For Employers

3 min read

The idea came from research that shows people are engaged with work just three hours a day.

Politics

Politics

Why Danny Glover Is Fighting For Poor Aussie Workers

6 min read

"The reason I’m here is those workers feel they're under attack"

Politics

Politics

Government Tax Cuts: What You Need To Know

4 min read

What the new tax cuts mean for you.

News

News

BOM Staff Hide Secret Messages In Forecasts

3 min read

Employees want a pay rise, and are taking over the forecasts with #BOMonSTRIKE messages.

Politics

Politics

Minimum Wage To Rise Across Australia

2 min read

Fair Work Commission boosts wage for lowest-paid workers

Views

Views

If You Have A Stable Full-Time Job You're An Endangered Species

4 min read

Less than half of employed Australians now work in a permanent full-time paid position with basic entitlements like sick pay and paid holidays.

National

National

Jobs To Go As Private Hospitals Close

1 min read

Health Unions have been holding emergency crisis talks, with hundreds of workers at two Victorian private hospitals facing a gloomy future.

Politics

Politics

40 Percent Of Aussie Workers In Insecure Work, ACTU Says

2 min read

Australia has third-highest rate of insecure work in the OECD