Boss tells worker: Show me proof grandma died

A PLASTERER fired after his boss told him to return to work or to "show proof" his partner's grandmother was dying, has been awarded compensation.

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Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

“Be smart and be professional until you know the culture.”

Taking a job opportunity can lead to a major move

HOME SWEET HOME: Matthew Evans and partner Yvette Espinoza-Araya with their daughter Amelia and pet dog Lucky have been warmly welcomed into Gracemere after moving from Melbourne to their new home.

Matthew said the family were settling in nicely

WATCH: Security removes cannabis advocate from PM's event

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives on the Northern Rivers with Barnaby Joyce and Page MP Kevin Hogan.

Senate candidate challenges pollies on cannabis laws

JOBS: How a ballerina became a haul truck driver

Paaige Tate, who is doing a WorkPac traineeship with Rio Tinto at Hail Creek, was once a ballerina and office worker.

'Don't be like everyone else - and be positive'

More than 4000 jobs disappear from CQ mines, says CFMEU

Mining equipment in amongst the heavy machinery projects DGH Engineering work on

The highest number of jobs cuts were 783 at Goonyella mine

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