It’s time for WA corporates to stand up for the inclusion of LGBTQI+ staff and outline their company’s internal support, says mining consultant Stephanie Graskoski.
Almost 100 friends and family of loved ones killed in mining accidents across the Goldfields gathered to reflect on their memories on Saturday at the annual miners’ memorial ceremony.
The spotlight has been put on the sleaze culture in Canberra, but it also exists in Perth’s corridors of power. Kim MacDonald reveals a friend’s horrific experience in WA Parliament.
A police veterans card similar to that issued to former Australian Defence Force members is at the top of the WA Police Union’s wish list ahead of the State election.
Aaron Morey writes that the most successful economies were those ‘that tap into the full potential of their workforces’ — that includes working mums.
More than 100 safety notices have been dished out following an inspection blitz by WorkSafe of farms across the State, with foreign-owned regional properties found to be the worst offenders.
A Cowaramup abattoir will remain closed today after a man died yesterday morning in a workplace accident, with the company offering its ‘deepest condolences’ to his family and colleagues.
Warren Hately and Michael Traill
COVID-19 lockdowns have hastened the decline of the office. But perhaps we shouldn’t be so keen to escape the desk job.
Belle TaylorPLAY Magazine Editor
WA businesses continue to face pressure from employees to adopt an ongoing work from home plan, despite the low threat of COVID-19 in the State, according to Deloitte partner Michael Scott.
The death of apprentice Jonnie Hartshorn in a Curtin University building collapse has brought up painful memories of her own son’s workplace death for Families Left Behind’s Regan Ballantine.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Jenna Clarke
Young tradies who worked alongside Jonnie Hartshorn, who was killed in the Curtin University roof collapse, were told they’d been stood down just five hours after he died.
There’s a belief that Australia’s big companies have finally realised the importance of acting quickly and decisively on complaints against bosses and high-flyers
The once popular walking meeting is making a comeback as bosses discover ways to remain COVID-19 safe and allay workers’ fears about being forced to be uncomfortably close to their colleagues.
A Perth woman who fought for six years to get answers over the workplace death of her partner hopes the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws will save countless others from similar heartache.
Peter de Kruijff
The unfolding coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a WA jobs crisis and the State holds the unenviable title of having the worst unemployment rate in the country.
Employers are being warned against axing mature-aged workers as businesses consider downsizing their workforces after COVID-19 disruptions.
Danielle Le Messurier
As thousands of Australian lose their jobs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, an international study has shed a powerful and disturbing spotlight on ageism, Gary Martin says.
As Aussies prepare to return to the workplace over the coming weeks, spare a thought for those who will make the challenging transition from their comfy couches to a cubicle farm.
Chevron could slash up to 800 jobs to combat the coronavirus-triggered economic downturn and the collapse in oil prices
WA’s WorkSafe Commissioner has vowed to review the case of a Perth Airport worker crushed and chewed up by a fuel tanker after they took three years to complete his case — then did not prosecute.
Former intelligence agency watchdog Vivienne Thom has oversight over the matter regarding Deputy Secretary of Treasury Matt Flavel, who is on leave after an incident at a department ball last year.
Local port workers kick off nationwide industrial action against stevedoring giant DP World over a disputed enterprise agreement.
A $24 million financial underpayment scandal engulfing the Australian Federal Police has widened with almost hundreds of officers not being paid for overtime or excess hours worked.
A grieving family is calling for change after a truck driver lost his life in a fiery crash when his colleague fell asleep at the wheel, saying the tragic accident could have been prevented.
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