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Unions and unionists in Australia

by D. W. Rawson

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Sydney, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementD.W. Rawson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6892 .R38 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 127 p. ;
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2558781M
      ISBN 100868618276, 0868619698
      LC Control Number85073062

      Conflict In The Unions: The Communist Party of Australia, Politics & the Trade Union Movement, By Douglas Jordan Resistance books, page, $30 Conflict In The Unions is an important new book examining the union activity of the Communist Party of Australia during a very turbulent time in Australian and world politics. The book looks at the period of '60, when the Cold War. The Paradigm Shift in Australian Union Membership: A Tale of Compulsory Unionism David Peetz Abstract: The decline in union density has arisen from a paradigm shift in the determinants of union membership. This paradigm shift mostly reflects a change in strategies by employers and governments towards unions. The most important aspect of this.

        AS the Abbott government begins to take on union power and corruption, a timely new book reveals the union movement's role in one of the most shameful periods of Australian : Miranda Devine. The success of the climate movement is going to depend on its ability to connect with Aboriginal communities on one hand and the union movement on the other. Aboriginal leadership of the climate justice fight is vital not only because Aboriginal communities are the most marginalised in Australia, but because they have the values and the knowledge that the rest of the country needs to build a.

        Hal’s latest book, Australia’s Secret War: How Unionists Sabotaged Our Troops in World War II (Quadrant Books, ), chronicles extraordinary, despicable acts of treachery by certain labour unions in Australia during World War II, a war during which Australia and the free world were engaged in a literal life-and-death struggle with Hitler. The peak body for unions in Australia is the Australian Council of Trade Unions. Current trade unions Edit Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia.


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