Uber drivers using the service as a supplementary income should declare it to their primary employer, according to Minter Ellison partner Kathy Reid, after a driver who had worked during sick leave lost an unfair dismissal claim.
Automotive Holdings Group has announced an unusual 12-month leadership transition under which current managing director, Bronte Howson, will become special counsel, while also getting a special cash payout and potentially early vesting of long-term performance rights.
Construction contractor Laing O’Rourke and engineering firm AECOM have won a $25 million contract to upgrade the East Perth train station, which is expected to take on larger crowds when the new Perth Stadium opens next year.
A series of new rail and road tunnels, including a CBD train loop and a line from Stirling to Murdoch could be needed as Perth's population grows to 3.5 million, according to Transport Minister Dean Nalder, as he unveiled the state government's long term transport blueprint this morning.
A joint venture between Downer and Canadian train manufacturer Bombardier Transportation has won more work with the Public Transport Authority of WA, securing $512 million in contracts for both the supply of new trains and for maintenance services.