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How much control do mining bosses want? How much control do mining bosses want?

Published on 22 October 2011: Calls by Mines industry boss to reform Fair Work Australia will nobble the umpire. The private correspondence between the Minister for All Things and the Labour Lawyer.

'No Win No Fee' – is it fuelling 'No Win No Fee' – is it fuelling "nuisance" litigation?

Published on 19 October 2011: There are not many leading injury compensation law firms that do not offer a variation on the policy widely known as 'No Win No Fee'. But there is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding around about 'No Win No Fee' agreements.

Companies erode job standards through independent contractors Companies erode job standards through independent contractors

Published on 15 October 2011: Independent contractor or new-age slave? The Minister for All Things and The Labour Lawyer.

Is the Bolt decision a blow to free speech or journalism standards? Is the Bolt decision a blow to free speech or journalism standards?

Published on 12 October 2011: Is the Bolt decision a blow to free speech or journalism standards? The private correspondence between the Minister for All Things and the Labour Lawyer.

Bullying in the workplace Bullying in the workplace

Published on 01 October 2011: Tougher bullying laws mean that there are more legal options available - but how effective are they?

Spin doctors vetting FOI requests? Spin doctors vetting FOI requests?

Published on 24 September 2011: Is a Minister's personal spin-doctor authorized to decide on FOI requests? The private correspondence between the Minister for All Things and the Labour Lawyer.

Harassment allegations at WorkCover - media reports Harassment allegations at WorkCover - media reports

Published on 20 September 2011: The Age reports today on the worrying culture of bullying allegedly in place at the State's key workers compensation authority, WorkCover.

Vic Govt vs the unions. Is this what fair bargaining amounts to? Vic Govt vs the unions. Is this what fair bargaining amounts to?

Published on 17 September 2011: Victorian Government’s negotiations with unions representing wage claims by nurses, school principals, assistant principals, teachers, police and public servants are at breaking point.

Time running out for Irish Abuse Claims Time running out for Irish Abuse Claims

Published on 03 August 2011: In 2002, the Republic of Ireland set up a fund to compensate people who experienced abuse and neglect in Orphanages and Residential Schools in the last century.

Kitty talks out about her car accident and her battle with the TAC Kitty talks out about her car accident and her battle with the TAC

Published on 26 July 2011: Kitty is a mum who suffered a car accident that left her having to cope with pain, medical expenses, and TAC surveillance.

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