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Livelihoods and Liberation Struggles: 30 years of Australian worker solidarity For Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA

Livelihoods and Liberation Struggles: 30 years of Australian worker solidarity For Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA by Dani Cooper (2015) Book review by Chris White $20 only $10 per book for orders over 5 see order form below Unionists, labour historians, students, and the general public will find this a great read. Dani Cooper writes in an […]

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Return of ABCC before Senate, again

The Turnbull Government is trying to again destroy building and construction unions, remove the right to strike, sacrifice worker safety by bringing back the ABCC to criminalise union organising. The ABCC will do nothing to stop corruption, it’s just another attack on workers and unions. Join the campaign and sign the petition: http://www.standupspeakoutcomehome.org.au/abcc-will-try-silence-workers Crikey reiterates […]

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Making Portland a class struggle

Here I post reports of the MUA Portland struggle building a class struggle against the Turnbull and corporate attack on Australian jobs. See at end update on same happens to seamen sacked on the CSL Melbourne. Video of militant speeches at the Melbourne Portland rally 27/1/2016 please distribute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0mYNo3GK9s&feature=youtu.be Photos of Melbourne rally I travelled […]

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Dyson dumps TURC on workers

For background on Dyson Heydon’s $80 million union-hunt TURC see here http://chriswhiteonline.org/2015/08/dyson-dump/ And here the former Minister for Employment Eric Abetz released the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption. The Royal Commission has not found any corruption in the CFMEU. Instead they have made recommendations and findings regarding industrial […]

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Joe Hill – The Man Who Never Died concert

I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night
 Alive as you or me
 Says I, But Joe, you’re ten years dead I never died, says he
 I never died, says he. Labour, Anti-War Singer/Songwriter and Folk Musician Returns to Australia to Celebrate Joe Hill! Melbourne Saturday 28th November VTHC Bella Union 2pm. Come celebrate the […]

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Iraq unions win new labour law

Iraq unions win new labour law

Determined struggle brings Iraqi workers new labour law 26 Aug 2015 A ten-year national and international campaign has resulted in the enactment of a new labour code in Iraq. On 17 August the Iraqi parliament passed a new labour law allowing the right to strike and collective bargaining, prohibiting child labour, discrimination and sexual harassment. […]

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China FTA rejected by workers

No freedom for Australian workers. See the facts here http://ChinaFTAfacts.com The Abbott government’s hysterical call of racism against opponents is in response to unions’ campaign, backed so far, by ALP leaders. See CFMEU ad here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiSV1GmXvo4 Update from Crikey: CFMEU and union campaign biting http://www.crikey.com.au/2015/09/10/how-labor-has-exploited-voter-suspicion-of-free-trade/ From CFMEU: Plans to undertake a taxpayer funded advertising campaign […]

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Mass strike in India

150 million people participated in the strike today! All India General Strike is a great success all over the country. Right wing groups finally opted out and did not join the strike. But more than 150 million people participated in the strike! There are direct and radical actions at many places including train blockades in […]

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MUA in Hutchinson dispute

Stand with Hutchinson workers. Let us back in to work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHF1AVE_8mA At the stroke of midnight, 97 workers were sacked by email. Nearly a week after sacking 40% of their workforce in one go, Hutchison Portsthe giant multi-national are still trying to spin the story and security guards in balaclavas still patrol the gates. Pledge […]

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