Category: Australian union movement

A delicate moment | Michael Roberts Blog … this is actually a big deal for the Australian election and its aftermath

A delicate moment | Michael Roberts Blog … this is actually a big deal for the Australian election and its aftermath

IMF chief economist, Gita Gopinath reckoned the global economy had entered “a delicate moment”. She offered a decisive insight: “If the downside risks do not materialize and the policy support put in place is effective, global growth should rebound. If, however, any of the major risks materialize, then the expected recoveries in stressed economies, export-dependent…

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Kimberley Clark’s closure of Huggies in south west SYDNEY can be reversed: from April to May 1st could be the first stage.

Kimberley Clark’s closure of Huggies in south west SYDNEY can be reversed: from April to May 1st could be the first stage.

Global unions IndustriALL and UNI, are holding a day of action on 11 April against Kimberly-Clark’s restructuring plans and the company’s contempt for unions and workers around the world.  — Read on www.industriall-union.org/unions-stage-global-protest-against-kimberly-clark This is about the closure of Huggies, a healthy manufacturing shop in south west SYDNEY, owned by the global corporation Kimberly Clark.…

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Understanding exploitation

Understanding exploitation

https://portside.org/2019-01-26/erik-olin-wright-1947-2019 This obituary for Erik Olin Wright makes me regret not paying more attention to his thoughts and writing. There was something of his that I read back in the early 80’s that provided some insights about union strategy at the time, that at short notice I do not recall. This says more, not good,…

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