||Issue No. 216||16 April 2004|
Joining the Dots
Interview: Terror Australis
Unions: Graeme Beard's Second Dig
Industrial: The Hell of Troy
Organising: Miners Strike Gold
Economics: The Accepted Wisdom
History: Vicious Old Lady
International: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Review: War Unfogged
The Locker Room
Tom’s A Furphy
Rolling in Clover
More War And Peace
Activists What’s On!
Pig On a Spit - Safari Picket
The CFMEU is conducting a picket of the Safari restaurant to get the owners to pay entitlements owed to workers (the owners are also builders). The Safari restaurant is in King Street Newtown. Picket is this Friday (and every Friday until they pay up!). From 6pm. All welcome.
Do Refugees Have Human Rights?
Politics in the Pub event at Gearins Hotel Katoomba. The Blue Mountains Unions Council in cooperation with the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group will be examining the issue of refugees and asylum seekers with the assistance of guest speakers Sally McManus, Executive President of the Australian Services Union, and John Valder, Patron for the Bridge For Asylum Seekers Foundation and former federal President of the Liberal Party. Local resident Michael Farrell-Whelan will talk about the activities of the Blue Mts Refugee Support Group and the renowned Blue Mts Trade Union choir will also entertain the crowd. The event is on Saturday 17th April from 2pm till 4pm.
For further information please contact Mark 0418694969.
Adelaide International Workplace Conflict Conference - 21-23 April 2004
Holiday Inn on Hindley (formerly the Novotel Adelaide), Hindley Street.
The workplace mirrors the world - dealing with conflict at work
Conflict is a characteristic feature of most workplaces and has many manifestations. Its impacts can be positive or negative. The conference will look at the sources of workplace conflict and its management. It will be of interest to human resource practitioners, advocates, legal practitioners, health professionals, conflict resolution professionals, educators, OHS&W practitioners and representatives, workplace change consultants, unions, employers, government agencies, academics and policy makers.
Dale Bagshaw, University of South Australia, Australia.
Richard Bonneau, Los Angeles Police Department, US.
Pat Ferris, Organisational Consultant, Canada.
Eric Lee, LabourStart, UK.
Patricia Mannix McNamara, University of Limerick, Ireland
Mark Thomson, Author, Australia.
Dieter Zapf, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany.
Privacy & Confidentiality - "Email is Forever"
Workplace Cultures & Managerial Fundamentalism
Workplace Grievance & Dispute Procedures
Training for Managing Conflict
Conference Registration Information:
Registration fee: $545
More information, including registration forms, can be found at the conference web site:
Event Strategies Pty, PO Box 486, UNLEY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA 5061
Tel: 61 8 8373 4580 Email: [email protected]
May Day Toast
Souths Leagues Club, Thursday 29 April. 6.45pm
May Day March
Saturday May 1
11am Hyde Park North
WHEN WORKERS UNITE - FOUNDATIONS OF TOMORROW
An exhibition of banners, badges and posters produced by trade unions, and original artworks by Jeff Rigby highlighting the strong historical role unions have played in the creation and conservation of our built environment, whilst May Day materials emphasise the workers' achievements in gaining and maintaining the rights and conditions of those who built it.
From: 1st May to 16th May 2003 at Braemar Gallery, 104 Macquarie Rd, Springwood
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm
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