It’s a common concern of older unionists – young workers joining unions have no concept of industrial disputes. Most have never even been affected by a strike. Why is this? It goes back to 1983, when the unions did a deal with the Hawke Labor government. The “Prices and Incomes Accord” began an era of… Read more »
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New group says time’s up for harassers and abusers and the HR departments that shield them.
A glance at how some workers and their unions are faring in the class struggle.
School workers triumph … Kazakhstan miners strike … Chilean auto union wins
At last, tax relief for long-suffering tycoons and jet-setters!
Readers respond to … The meeting of the Committee for International Revolutionary Regroupment; anti-Nazi fightback; tribute to Frank Little; and more.
A mediados de octubre, las mujeres comenzaron a publicar #MeToo tras la denuncia del grotesco comportamiento del magnate de Hollywood Harvey Weinstein. En cuestión de días, millones de mensajes y tweets de hombres y mujeres, revelaron que el acoso sexual en el trabajo es una realidad generalizada. Aunque la mayor parte de la cobertura de… Read more »
Tackling workplace harassment and abuse and the idea of women as property.
A bit of Australian working class history.
For the first time in nine years and three election terms, the National Party is out. The Labour Party is in — but with a little help from some old friends.
Full-time, permanent, award, conditions, pay rates, safety, security, satisfaction, career, retirement. These were once everyday words in the workplace.