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Some thoughts on “the right to strike” and the Change the Rules Campaign – Part 2

Some thoughts on “the right to strike” and the Change the Rules Campaign – Part 2

The “right to strike” versus employer opposition and Laborist naivete The “right to strike” is one of two (see below) demands that would change the “balance of power” towards working people in a “fair dinkum” way. The FWA09 restricts workers’ right to strike so severely it is almost meaningless against an array of powers provided…

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Some thoughts on “the right to strike” and the Change the Rules Campaign – Part 1

Some thoughts on “the right to strike” and the Change the Rules Campaign – Part 1

What is real power for workers? It’s time for a sharper focus on ”the right to strike” The Australian union movement’s Change the Rules Campaign (CtR) aims to reform the Fair Work Act 09 (FWA09) in favour of workers and their unions. Launched just one year ago, CtR jumped to a new level over several…

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Happy Birthday 200th Birthday, Karl Marx!

Happy Birthday 200th Birthday, Karl Marx!

Karl Marx, Helen Razer and May Day 2018: Marx’ 200th birthday Anniversary – May 5th In Australia, in the middle of our month of actions to build the Change the Rules Campaign, we should pause for a while to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, May 5th. That might be a…

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