Category: Change the Rules

Refers to posts and other material about the ACTU’s Change the Rules Campaign

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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Wages, wage suppression and crocodile tears

Wages, wage suppression and crocodile tears

House price falls are not the economy’s biggest worry Reserve Bank governor Dr Philip Lowe had more sensible things to say in three hours than we usually get in a month. http://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/house-price-falls-are-not-the-economy-s-biggest-worry-20190226-p510gk.html?btis Here Ross Gittins, economist at the Sydney Morning Herald, sheds crocodile tears over wages suppression and associated low household incomes. He backs up…

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