Coles has been ordered to refund more than $12 million to its food and grocery suppliers, after the ACCC found they were forced to pay extra to join the Coles supply chain.

A new study has found that more than one in ten complaints of sexual harassment at work are reported by men.

Prosthetic penises and fake urine are among new tools that are helping miners to pass site drug screening.

Chinese tradies will not have to undergo the usual skills tests to work in Australia under a “side” deal in the new Australia-China free-trade agreement, unions claim.

An odd coupling of business, union, environmental, investor and welfare groups has come together to push for action on climate change.

Attorney-General George Brandis is seeking tough new requirements for Australian telcos.

The Community and Public Sector Union gave a roundup of strike action so far, and threats of more to come, at a half-day strike meeting in Canberra last week.

There are strong signs that the Federal Government will soon commit to the controversial 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, despite concerns it could be signing away its freedom.

Figures show people living in low socioeconomic areas in Australian capital cities are almost twice as likely to die prematurely and almost five times more likely to be receiving unemployment benefits than people living in the most advantaged area.

Research has revealed physical differences in the brains of people who respond emotionally to others’ feelings, compared to those who respond more rationally.

A study of over 50,000 Twitter posts has shown where Australian politicians ‘really’ sit on the left-right divide.

Australian researchers want to ease the burden of back pain with their new invention – the smart chair.

Google says it will remove sexually explicit images of people posted without their consent from their search results.

The Federal Government will not extend a funding agreement with states and territories that funds care for women with perinatal depression.

A new report says technology will make 5 million Australians redundant in the next 15 years.

Labor leader Bill Shorten wants to fast-track giving evidence on his action at the Australian Workers Union (AWU), while Prime Minister Tony Abbott seizes the chance to criticise.

Two class action lawsuits against Cash Converters have been settled out of court, which will see partial refunds of thousands of customers who were charged up to 633 per cent interest on loans.

A major rural employer has partnered with the Black Dog Institute to bring better mental health services to remote parts of WA.

The gap between rich and poor in advanced economies is now at its highest level in decades.

University researchers are looking at discrimination in South Australia’s laws, on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or intersex status.

A new study has plotted the ways the people reinforce and expand their opinions, by surrounding themselves with sources that agree.

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