Archive for 'Doug Cameron'
If the UK Public Accounts Committee can question Starbucks, Amazon and Google about their tax affairs, and then condemn them for not paying any tax in Britain, we can do it here in Australia.
A thoroughgoing investigation into the tax affairs of big business is needed to see just what they get up to and whether they are paying a fair share of tax in Australia. After all, what has big business got to hide? Over to you Senators Rhiannon and Cameron.
Posted by John, May 30th, 2012 - under 457 visas, CFMEU, Chinese workers, Dave Oliver, Doug Cameron, EMAs, Enterprise migration agreements, Foreign workers, Nationalism, Paul Howes, Racism.
The ramifications of the collapse in class struggle are clear for all to see – growing inequality, more wealth being shovelled to the wealthy, long working hours, high levels of disguised unemployment and politically a cowered trade union movement meek in its mildness and terrifying in its timidity, with a Labor Party whose raison d’etre appears almost indistinguishable from the Tories.
Instead of attacking Chinese and other ‘foreign’ workers we should welcome them and fight for them. In doing that can we begin rebuilding our capacity as a movement to defend all jobs and help keep at bay the nationalist flag of racism.
Posted by Bill, June 16th, 2009 - under ABCC, ACTU, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Australian Labor Party, Australian politics, Building industry, Building unions, Doug Cameron, Fair Work Australia, Fighting back, Julia Gillard, Kate Lundy, Resistance, Rudd Government, Rudd Labor, Strikes, Unions, United front.
For building workers it is work choices all over. Rudd Labor will keep the draconian and repressive powers of John Howard’s Australian Building and Construction Commission.