Australia Post 'spying' on workers

(SMH) AUSTRALIA Post has been accused of secretly monitoring Sydney postal workers using computerised street-side red letter boxes in breach of NSW surveillance laws. […] Australia Post has argued in the Federal Court that the Australian Postal Corporation Act makes its use of the Cyberlock system exempt from state law. [..] The CEPU secretary, Jim Metcher, said the outcome of the case could affect all federal employers if Australia Post successfully argued that state-based surveillance laws did not apply to its workers. An Australia Post spokeswoman said yesterday…”Australia Post is a Commonwealth government business enterprise and as such Commonwealth legislation will prevail over state-based legislation,” she said. ”In our view, the NSW Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 does not apply to Australia Post.” read more

Spying on all Australian workers is either right or wrong, not right and wrong.