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Worker participation?

Worker participation?

Worker participation is not on the ALP’s Fair Work Australian agenda. But worker participation is debated in Europe. “The type of labour needed by European companies – skilled, mobile, committed, responsible, and capable of using technical innovations and of identifying with the objective of increasing competitiveness and quality – cannot be expected simply to obey […]

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Poll:Liberals bring back WorkChoices

Poll:Liberals bring back WorkChoices

ACTU media release. Liberals will bring back WorkChoices to cut wages and conditions at next election: new poll A majority of Australians believe a Liberal Government led by Tony Abbott-led will bring back WorkChoices, a new national opinion poll released today shows. The poll of 2,099 working Australians finds fewer than one fifth (18%) believe […]

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Resistance lives

Resistance lives

Z Net Worth looking at http://www.zcommunications.org/znet Z Communications. ‘We have placed a Proposal for a Participatory Socialist International online for you to consider endorsing. We hope you will join Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Fernando Vegas, John Pilger, Trevor Ngwane, Pervez Hoodbhoy, Susan George, Boris Kagarlitsky, Francois Houtart, Michael Albert and nearly 900 others…to Endorse! The […]

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Repression of Columbian

Repression of Columbian

AUSTRALIAN POLICE THREATEN COLOMBIAN UNION CAMPAIGN Rob Durbridge President, SEARCH Foundation Recently I was a witness to an interview by the Australian Federal Police of Alejandro Rodriguez, a young Argentine-Australian engineer and union member. Alejandro is a friend who is involved in a campaign to raise awareness about the repression of trade unionists and peasants […]

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APHEDA Canberra fundraiser

APHEDA Canberra fundraiser

Please join us on Wednesday 24 February 2010 after work. Come in anytime after 6pm to 11pm for a fundraiser for APHEDA at the Ostani Lounge Bar and Restaurant, Hotel Realm, National Circuit, Barton for vino y tapas. Build support for APHEDA Union Aid Abroad projects in Zimbabwe and South Africa. This is the first […]

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Labour and environment conference this saturday

Labour and environment conference this saturday

What roles can the Union and Green movements play in …. Saving the planet? Red, Green and In-between: Reviewing Labour and the Environment in Historical Context Here is a chance to hear Ian Lowe, Jack Mundey & Tony Maher discussing environmental and union campaigns. And that’s just for openers at this Saturday’s Brisbane Labour History […]

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Turkey and workers struggle

Turkey and workers struggle

Turkey: The Working Class (Literally) Takes the Stage by Sungur Savran After at least a decade and a half of stagnation, the working class movement of Turkey is making a great stride forward, thanks to the militant action of the workers of a now privatised former state economic enterprise,Tekel, the state monopoly of tobacco and […]

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Ecological socialist debate

“Project for a 21st century democratic ecological socialism.” This draft Essay on the Search website elaborates the policy position adopted by the SEARCH Foundation. The incoming Committee on December 6 decided that the comments made in debate at the 2009 AGM on the draft essay be compiled and sent out requesting suggestions for improvements, by […]

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Global labour column

Interesting reading at Global Labour column. http://column.global-labour-university.org/

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