Special Reports

Thu 5 Jul 2018

END OF AN ERA: Longest serving QAL employee retires

END OF AN ERA: Longest serving QAL employee retires

WHEN Ross Greenhalgh started his first job, at Queensland Alumina Limited, he was paid $7500 a year, offered a home to rent for $10-15 per week.

Wed 16 May 2018

Should you be in line for a pay rise?

Should you be in line for a pay rise?

THESE are the industries and employees who will receive the biggest boosts to their pay packet this year.

Tue 15 May 2018

Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

MOST of what students are learning is irrelevant by the end of their degree. The jobs are changing — and they’re getting weirder.

Thu 10 May 2018

TOO OLD AND QUALIFIED: Age discrimination haunts job seekers

TOO OLD AND QUALIFIED: Age discrimination haunts job seekers

A 62yo Warwick man has resorted to 'dumbing down' his list of qualifications in an 18-month fight to find work, but big budget incentives won't fix the problem.

Why the five-hour work day is no fantasy

Why the five-hour work day is no fantasy

IT SOUNDS too good to be true. But this Aussie company has proven that halving your work day is actually possible.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Farting on employee ‘not necessarily’ bullying

Farting on employee ‘not necessarily’ bullying

A MAN has lost a $1.8 compo bid after a judge ruled that even if his boss had “lifted his bum and farted” on him, it “would not amount to bullying”.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

200 jobs, $5m splashed on local business for APLNG shutdown

200 jobs, $5m splashed on local business for APLNG shutdown

More than $5 million will be spent with Gladstone businesses within the next two months during Australia Pacific LNG's scheduled shutdowns.

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