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Australia’s weird new Federal Budget that advocates rapid wages growth: a quick critical note on the commentary

Here, Greg Jericho joins with other mainstream economists in agreeing with the lead analysis of Jim Stanford’s Centre for Future Work, that LNP government’s Budget expectation (requirement) for wages growth is not happening and shows no prospect of happening. Again

Posted in Federal Budget, Neoliberal capitalism, Precarious Work, Wages

Reflections on the Defeat Suffered by the TN Workers in Volkswagen – – Gmail

Reflections on the Defeat Suffered by the TN Workers in Volkswagen – – Gmail. The dominant ideology in the American labour movement is one that looks for partnership and cooperation between employers and workers. They have union membership density

Posted in Precarious Work, USA Labour Movement

A reasoned debate on casualisation?! Give us a break

The Business Review Today (online) posted this today about casualisation:  This was my comment: I cant believe how naive this is is. How unctuous. How incredibly slow to get in tune, Stephen (Koukoulas) is. Who is this “we” that needs to have a

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Posted in Corporate behaviour, Daily Life, Precarious Work, Uncategorized

Workchoices – “dead, buried, cremated”? No Way!

By Don Sutherland, October 13, 2013 © The Workchoices Mark 2 Strategy is now forming Australia’s employers and their organisations are determined that the new Abbott government move sooner not later to give them as close as absolute control of

Posted in Precarious Work
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