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Old 07-22-2012, 05:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Boboa View Post
Pfft please, auditor general found that railcorp contractors are a corrupt waste of taxpayers money. I would shut down the whole shop and get the whole circus closed down. Chair? What chair? I don't have a chance to sit down at my job and I don't complain!

Not enough water? Get yourself a two litter bottle and stop complaining.

Maybe railcorp guys would like us to provide them with a taxpayer funded masseurs? How about a siesta time specifically for railcorp guards. So they can sit by the pool and sip a cocktail, rather than doing what they are supposed to do.

Please, the whole NSW is fed up with railcorp, it's slow ineffective and absolutely unproductive system. Employees of this organization be that permanent or contractors are lucky enough that they are paid by every NSW taxpayer and shouldn't have any right to complain. If that was a private organization half of them would have been gone in a tick of time.
You seem to be trolling.

The constant walking at my work caused fractures in the bones of my feet and the plantar fascia in my feet are 4 times the usual thickness and I have to wear medical boots and possibly have surgery. I don't care if you don't get to sit down at your work, you obviously are not required to walk constantly for 12 hours for up to 75 hours per week on sharp jagged rocky ground.

Your suggestion that we take 2 litres and stop complaining is also completely nonsensical. In 32 degree's or above a human needs to drink about 1 litre of water per hour during moderate exercise or they will become dehydrated, suffer heat stroke and eventually die. We work in up to 45 degrees.

In reality your opinion, and my opinion, means very little in the face of the law. It should be adhered to by all Australians.

Originally Posted by Dexter View Post
From the first moment I read your story, I was pretty sure it would end like that. Not because of cruel employers but because nobody wants employees who cause trouble.


Before you decide to fight for something think of consequences and first of all if you are actually right.
It ended like that because the system is corrupt and for no other reason. Of course I'm right, the law says employers must provide a safe workplace (WHS Act) and they must provide amenities (Workplace Amenties Code). Its not rocket science.

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Old 07-22-2012, 12:25 PM
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It ended like that because the system is corrupt and for no other reason
Ehhhh... sounds just like comments on the lady from my work I described.

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Regardless of what is happened, there are far too many people who try to abuse the rights given to them. In my opinion, an absolute majority of these workcover claims and OHS “issues” are brought up because they are seen as a money making apparatus. Too many people are expecting employers to provide them with everything; from ensuring they are fed and hydrated to slipping and tripping where no normal person would…. People are simply forgetting that employers are the entity that provides them with a job and a purpose, and if we continue doing everything possible to make businesses unviable in this country we have no one by ourselves to blame. This includes a plethora of what is in my opinion absolutely useless, biased work laws which are unnecessary.

These laws were needed during industrial revolution when workers had nothing to protect them, while today everything starting from corrupt unions, to sometimes overburdening worker (read lazy, unproductive) protection laws are not needed. Usually if an employee is a productive, honest person they wouldn't find it hard to find a job elsewhere, and if their rights are not upheld there is an excellent court system to protect them.

To your knowledge Australia is ranked the 8th least corrupt country on this planet... obviously this contradicts with your claims

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