Tag Archives | industrial relations

May Day Toast

THE ANNUAL SYDNEY MAY DAY TOAST Celebrating International Workers Day                                   THURSDAY MAY 1, 2014 6 – 8:30pm @ The Workers L1, 292 Darling St, Balmain Live Music, Food & Refresments $50 For enquiries & to RSVP for a […]

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WestConnex Motorway [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 4/3/2014 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.37 p.m.]: I commend the motion to the House. The amendment that has been moved by the Hon. Robert Borsak is intended to strengthen the motion rather than weaken it. As I read it, […]

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WIRO annual report: damning conclusions about WorkCover

The WorkCover Independent Review Office report paints a damning picture of the ongoing problems within the NSW Workers Compensation system. The adversarial practices of insurers in particular are a cause for substantial ongoing concern for many injured workers, and often hinder their recovery. Read the report here.  Kim Garling, the head of WIRO expresses strong […]

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