Category: Inequality

Talking about the big picture …

Talking about the big picture …

www.afr.com/news/world/north-america/economy-at-risk-aides-warn-chaotic-trump-20190823-p52k5n … learning how to is critical for “rank and file” activists in all our movements for change One of my friends told me that my banging on about the coming economic downturn (in my Facebook posts) and the possibility / probability that it could be worse, was a bit heavy. I think it’s vital…

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The “logic” of Morrison’s LNP new old-fashioned attack on workers’ rights

The “logic” of Morrison’s LNP new old-fashioned attack on workers’ rights

It should come as no surprise to anyone that a new LNP government would go after workers and union rights after winning an election. There has not been an LNP government that has not done that or regulatory bodies that have not fallen into line. It’s in their DNA and in a perverse sense there…

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Annual Wage Review decision: class warfare continues

Annual Wage Review decision: class warfare continues

Last Friday the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down its decision arising from the Annual Wage Review (AWR). This annual Review is required by the Fair Work Act 2009 (FWA09) and decides whether or not Australia’s lowest paid workers get a wage increase and, if so, by how much. The Commission granted a 3% increase…

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