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How silent signals from your phone could be recording and tracking you

How silent signals from your phone could be recording and tracking you   Advertisers may track a customer’s shopping preferences within a shopping centre by using ultrasonic beacons emitted from their mobile phones. Mai Lam/The Conversation NY-BD-CC, CC BY-SA   … Continue reading

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DNA facial prediction could make protecting your privacy more difficult

DNA facial prediction could make protecting your privacy more difficult   The science of DNA facial reconstruction is advancing rapidly. Composite from Parabon and PNAS   Caitlin Curtis, The University of Queensland and James Hereward, The University of Queensland Technologies … Continue reading

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Can your boss sue you for fighting for proper wages?

Explainer: Can your boss sue you for fighting for proper wages? CHARLIE LEWIS / Wednesday, May 2, 2018 A Melbourne cafe made headlines last week for alleged underpayment of staff and threats to sue. It may be common in hospitality, but what laws are … Continue reading

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Melbourne business ordered to pay worker $20,000 for firing her after she resigned

Melbourne business ordered to pay worker $20,000 for firing her after she resigned EMMA KOEHN / Thursday, May 3, 2018 A former nail technician at a Melbourne beauty salon has won $20,000 in compensation after her employer tried to fire her two … Continue reading

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Counting the costs of illness and injury on Australian workers

Counting the costs of illness and injury on Australian workers   It’s good for the workers, their employer and the economy to support them to stay in, or return to, paid work. Dmitry Kalinovsky/Shutterstock   Alex Collie, Monash University; Michael … Continue reading

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