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Tasmania passes bill that will 'better protect' workers – but why is it controversial?

Tasmania passes bill that will 'better protect' workers – but why is it controversial?

Learn about the bill seeking to 'deter unlawful interference' with workplaces

Economist claims COVID-19 restrictions favour men

Economist claims COVID-19 restrictions favour men

New report says roadmap to reopening keeps women out of work longer

Employees putting in five hours per week of overtime

Employees putting in five hours per week of overtime

It is estimated that Australian employers are getting $130 billion a year in free labour – is this a good thing for HR?

John Howard ‘harassed’ by unions, as Coalition defends penalty rates decision

John Howard ‘harassed’ by unions, as Coalition defends penalty rates decision

The Coalition is giving strong indications they will ramp up their defence of the FWC’s penalty rates decision

Workers must ‘draw a line in the sand and go home on time’: Expert

Workers must ‘draw a line in the sand and go home on time’: Expert

We talk to one economist about how the average full-time Australian worker does 5.1 hours in unpaid overtime each week