Scales of Injustice
The Cole Royal Commissionís final report will be handed to the Howard Government this week, although its public release will be strategically delayed for maximum political capital.
Interview: Agenda 2003
ACTU secretary Greg Combet looks at the year ahead and how a union movement can keep the focus on the workplace at a time of global crisis.
Peace: The Colour Purple
Local communities across Australia are taking stands against war by displaying purple banners. Jim Marr visits one.
Industrial: Long, Hot Summer
As Workers Online took its annual break, the world kept turning Ė at an increasingly alarming velocity.
Solidarity: Workers Against War
Joann Wypijewski reports on how union locals in the USA are fighting the hounds of war at home.
Security: Howard And The Hoodlums
With all the talk of terror, the Howard Governmentís Achilles heel is its tolerance of Flags of Convenience shipping , writes Rowan Cahill
International: Industrial Warfare
Scottish freight train drivers have already acted to disrupt the war effort in the UK with crews of four freight trains carrying war supplies to ports walking off the job, writes Andrew Casey
History: Unions and the Vietnam War
The Vietnam experience steered some unions towards social activism for the first time. Unions are today key players in the anti-war movement, writes Tony Duras.
Review: Eight Miles to Mowtown
Mark Hebblewhites looks at two summer movies that tap into different sounds of American culture - white boy rap and motown blues.
Poetry: Return To Sender
Resident bard Divd Peetz discovers that Elvis has become the latest shock recruit to the peace cause.
Satire: CIA Recruits New Intake of Future Enemies
CIA Director George Tenet announced today that the agency has begun recruiting future enemies for the year 2014.
Cole Commission: The Rort Goes On
Penalty Rates Under Attack
Abbott Brushes Ripped Off Aussies
Overworked Seamanís Painful Hangover
Australia Snubs International Body
Women Attracted to Unions
Murdoch Hacks Dropping Like Flies
Peace is Union Business
Qantas Takes Big Stick to Cabin Crew
Sheltered Workshop in Orange Squeeze
Carr Govt Commits $13m To Safety
Monk Puts IR in Test Tube
Concreters Bury Six-Day Week
Graincorp Boss in Cyber War
Getting On with The Job
Premier Bob Carr chose Trades Hall as the venue to launch Labor's IR policy for the upcoming state election.
Justice in Bogota
Sydney lawyer Ian Latham knows how to pick them. Heís gone straight from the Cole Royal Commission to justice Colombian-style.
The Locker Room
Heart Of Darkness
There is a school of thought that there is, in fact, only one World Cup - and it doesnít involve cricket, writes Phil Doyle.
This Means War
John Howard's politics have trapped him into supporting an unpopular war. He is in political trouble, Leonie Bronstein argues.
Who Let The Troops Out?
Wagga Wagga Calling
Ode to Johnny
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Wagga Wagga Calling
I am currently undertaking research on several objects for the Museum of the Riverina Wagga Wagga. Among those objects is a broom clamp, from the now Queen Broom Factory in Tumut NSW.
Read a great history article in 'Workers Online' entitled 'Work and
Community'(16 April 1999), written by Jeannie Gehue. I wondered if Jeannie realised that there is a broom factory still operating in Tumut. It is a family owned & operated business (The Tumut Broom Co.)
I would very much like to make contact with Jeannie Gehue, however, I
realise that issues surrounding 'privacy' would prohibit you from supplying Jeannie's email address to me.
Could you possibly bounce my email on to Jeannie?
I'm sure, that in light of her article on the Sydney broom factories, the Tumut Broom Co. would be of interest to her.
Museum of the Riverina
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