Archive for March 18th, 2009
Posted by John, March 18th, 2009 - under ALP, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australian politics, Big business, Bosses pay, Fighting back, Jobs, Kevin Rudd, Labor Party, Lindsay Tanner, Living standards, Pacific Brands, Resistance, Trade unions, Uncategorized, Unions, sackings, unemployment.
In a recent article in Socialist Alternative Louise O’Shea argues that workers rights should come before profits, and if that means operating companies at a loss, or booting out the management altogether, then that is what should happen. Such actions could be part of a wider fight for a society where profitability is no longer [...]
Is Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard homophobic, or just trying to appeal to homophobes? A few weeks ago Malcolm Turnbull appointed Christopher Pyne as the Opposition Leader of Business in the House. Tony Abbot used to do the job when the Coalition was in power. Here’s what Gillard is reported to have told Parliament about [...]
Posted by John, March 18th, 2009 - under ALP, Australian politics, CPSU, Class struggle, Community and Public Sector Union, Fighting back, Labor Party, Medicare, Occupations, Resistance, sackings.
Is Medicare about to sack hundreds of its staff?