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Tuesday 24 Jun 2014

In today's connected world, even when you're home sick you can be bombarded with work related issues. Is there a line we should be drawing?

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Monday 23 Jun 2014

A construction industry veteran describes how health and safety is under threat from a new world order.

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Tuesday 3 Jun 2014

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Tuesday 3 Jun 2014

Source: Fairfax Media

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Monday 2 Jun 2014

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Sunday 1 Jun 2014

Source: Hobart Mercury

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Saturday 31 May 2014

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Saturday 31 May 2014

Source: Unions WA

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Friday 30 May 2014

Source: AWU

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Friday 30 May 2014

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Friday 30 May 2014

Source: Quest Newspapers

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Thursday 29 May 2014

Unions are concerned that up to 350,000 Australian workers are searching for jobs in the very occupations where employers are continuing to use 457 visa workers.ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver said rates of unemployment and underemployment were rising in industries where bosses argue they can’t find local workers. “Nurse graduates, carpenters, cooks, engineers, welders, fitters and motor mechanics are among the workers who tell us they are having trouble finding work, while employers turn to 457 visa workers to fill those positions.” Mr Oliver said.

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Tuesday 27 May 2014

The possible abolition of Australia’s Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency will put lives in danger, unions warn.ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick called on the Abbott Government to stick to its pre-election commitment and continue supporting the agency including ensuring it is adequately funded into the future.

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Tuesday 27 May 2014

Anger at diminished safety on the docks after a worker was killed last week.

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