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Casual workers forced to wear barcodes

Clay Lucas The Age CASUAL workers at a warehouse in Melbourne’s west are being required to wear – and pay for – armbands identifying them as non-permanent staff. The armbands contain employee numbers on barcodes and must be used to … Continue reading

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Health survey sparks ‘Big Brother’ fears

Source: ABC Two participants in the Federal Government’s compulsory Australian Health Survey say the experience has been deeply intrusive and a stressful violation of their privacy. A Queensland woman likened the survey process to having Big Brother knocking on her … Continue reading

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