Splitting the working week into two "mini-weeks" has given staff at Melbourne app maker Versa more flexibility, and they're happier, more productive and working the same hours.
Millions of Australian workers are preparing to enjoy a rare extended holiday in April as the moon means Easter aligns with Anzac Day to give the opportunity of ten days off with just three days' leave.
Australia's current workplace laws evolved from the need to contain out-of-control wages rises, but have they been too effective?
Small business operators say illegitimate sick days are costing them thousands of dollars a year and many blame pharmacists, who are allowed to issue "absence-from-work certificates".
The letter, endorsed by economists, lawyers and labour market experts, urges policy action to support wage growth and calls arguments that higher wages would threaten economic stability "puzzling and unconvincing".
Foreign workers at a Victorian factory are being underpaid, exploited and are too scared to report their mistreatment lest they "find themselves on a plane", a trade union says.
The recent corporate reporting season shows shareholders have received a much greater dividend from corporate revenue growth than the companies' workers, analysts say.
Workers from Chemist Warehouse's distribution centres go on indefinite strike over what they claim is a widespread culture of sexual harassment and labour exploitation at the company's distribution warehouses in Melbourne and Brisbane.
What does it take to meet Amazon's speedy delivery promise? Our news game lets you find out by playing the role of a 'picker' at the retail giant's Melbourne warehouse.