These accumulated paragraphs represent the combined Facebook postings fellow Australians and I made during the last few days on this dispute in Australia.
Saturday's "stunt” behaviour by Qantas management was a highly political act on its part - driven by a malicious ideological and political agenda proven by the timing of…Continue
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Dear Brothers and Sisters
On behalf of the Grey Bruce Labour Council I am challenging your union to match our contribution of $500.00 to the Winter Warmth campaign of the United Way of Bruce Grey. Winter Warmth provides support to residents who are unable to meet their utility…
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Asian Domestic Workers hold Regional Conference on the ILO Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189) in Manila
Coming together to celebrate their victory as an alliance of trade unions, domestic workers’ organizations, migrant organizations, and civil society groups in working collaboratively and pushing for the adoption of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (C189) at the 100th session of the ILC, more than 140…Continue
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One of the biggest issues I as an organiser have is using new media such as facebook and twitter to reach new young staff or at the very least computer literate staff. I have just finished a degree in Public Relations and apart from that every year one of the things we studied was the different uses of social media and the benefits of it. I personally believe that it can be used as a powerful too but as of yet I have had minimum uptake. Due to this I'm being forced to use what I would…Continue
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Full support to Suzuki workers defending themselves from the union-busting actions of the company and the government. Your fight is our fight.
Added by Tony Mulhearn on October 20, 2011 at 8:42 — No Comments
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For immediate release – 19th October 2011
Global Labour Movement Moves to Support Maruti Workers – Online!
At the request of the Maruti workers’…Continue
Added by Mahesh on October 20, 2011 at 6:47 — No Comments
Reminders of the sins of our skin
A reflective prose
Written : 01/09/2011
I am of the privileged class.
I know that with my white skin i can get anywhere.
I know that with my colour of skin doors open the world over....
Yet people of indigenous cultures and creeds have no…
Added by Illegal Letter Dropping on October 18, 2011 at 12:27 — No Comments
The power of the elite
The power of money
is seductive, all alluring
but at what cost.
The power of illegal funding is pervasive
Yet no one does anything to stop it
The Workers Suffer
The world suffers at the hands of the bosses who make money off misery and angust
The workers suffer
At the hands of corrupt governments who do nothing but line there own…Continue
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7,000 Suzuki workers in India belonging to Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), Suzuki Powertrain and Suzuki Motorcycles India Ltd. feel the full weight of the state as the company calls in police and the Labour Ministry to back its anti-union, anti-worker conduct.
Added by Sandeep on October 17, 2011 at 21:09 — No Comments
“The secrecy that shrouds the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations just got even more outrageous”, said Professor Jane Kelsey, who monitors the negotiations.
The parties have apparently agreed that all documents except the final text will be kept secret for four years after…Continue
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Occupy Melbourne City Square corner of Swanston and Collins Streets - Schedule - Saturday, 15 October 2011
10am - Official commencement of Occupy Melbourne - Indigenous acknowledgement
10.30 - Announcements: Logistics/First Aid/Child Care/Legal
11am - Set up camp. Workshops and working groups commence.
3pm - General Assembly
Added by Viola Wilkins on October 14, 2011 at 23:23 — No Comments