Archive for 'Neoliberal unionism'
Posted by John, August 6th, 2012 - under Campbell Newman, Cuts, Labor Party, Liberal National Party, Liberal Party, Neoliberal unionism, Neoliberalism, Public Service, Public servants, Public services, Queensland, Strikes, Struggles, Tony Abbott.
The lack of a real union fight against the Bligh government laid the groundwork for a vicious anti-worker Newman government. The same lack of a union fight against the Gillard government is laying the groundwork for a vicious anti-worker Abbott Government.
The time has come to stand up against the Bobbsey twins of job slashing wage cutting neoliberalism, Labor and the coalition.
Posted by Leonie, July 7th, 2009 - under ABCC, ACTU, ALP, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australian Fair Pay Commission, Australian Labor Party, Australian politics, Building unions, Capitalism, Classes, Fair Pay Commission, Industrial action, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, Keynesian neo-liberalism, Keynesianism, Labor Party, Labor wage cuts, Living standards, Neoliberal Keynesianism, Neoliberal unionism, Productivity, Reformism, Resistance, Rudd, Rudd Government, Rudd Labor, Strikes, Unemployed, Unions, Wage cuts, Wage freezes, Wage slavery, Wages, Workers, unemployment.
The reality for the working class is that to defend jobs and living standards they will have to strike, despite the opposition of Rudd Labor and the ACTU.
True democracy is won in struggle, and is where people participate as human beings, not big wallets or their well paid agents.
Posted by Bill, May 23rd, 2009 - under ACTU, ALP, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australian politics, Big business, Capitalism, Class struggle, Classes, HowRudd, HowRuddistas, Howard, Industrial relations, International Labor Organisation, Kevin Rudd, Labor Party, Neoliberal unionism, Neoliberalism, Reformism, Rudd Government, Rudd Labor, Trade unions, WorkChoices, WorkChoices Lite.
The union leadership’s own internal advice shows conclusively that Rudd’s industrial relations laws are WorkChoices lite and breach ILO standards.