Right now John Howard is flying. Watch him soar in his Vodafone track-suit, further than the Hawke into unchartered skies.
Labor's Penny Wong has the job of getting more people into the workplace and keeping companies honest. In her spare time ....
Unions: State of the Union
Unions NSW secretary John Robertson unveils the annual survey of attitudes of workers to their jobs, thier lives and the union.
Industrial: Fashion Accessories
Jim Marr unpacks the unlikely claim of a suburban house to be considered the New Mecca of the New Right Ö
Legal: Leg Before Picket
Chris White looks at how the federal industrial changes will impact on the basic right to strike.
Politics: Business Welfare Brats
Neale Towart asks why the only form of legitmate welfare seems to be going to the top end of town.
Health: Cannabis Controversy
Zoe Reynolds looks at how drug and alcohol testing is leading to some addled outcomes.
Economics: Debt, Deficit, Downturn
As the indicators head south, Frank Stilwell wonders whether it is the way we do economics that is to blame.
History: Politics In The Pubs
Phil Doyle reports on the increasingly-popular Struggles, Scabs and Schooners day out.
Review: Three Bob's Worth
Doing their best Margaret and David, Tara de Boehmler and Tim Brunero have different takes on the new Australian flick Three Dollars.
Poetry: Do The Slowly Chokie
Workers Online bard David Peetz teaches how workers to dance to Howard's industrial laws.
Health System to Subsidise Shonks
Who Likes Bing Lee?
Death Threats Shut Campsie
Thumbs Down for Union Busters
Advocate Pours Salt on Wound
United Front Beats Drug Boss
Kev Backs Double Standard
Victorian Morality Shafts Teacher
Doctors Prescribe More
Multinational Banks Jobs
Working Class Idol
Greens Protect Entitlements
Activistís Whatís On
Notes From a Laneway
Mental Health Workers Alliance member Toby Raeburn shares a week on the frontline.
The Locker Room
War, Plus The Shooting
The Socceroos arenít their own worst enemy after all, or so says Phil Doyle
Life Imitates Art
The jokes have been around for some time about the economic rationalist's approach to the orchestra, writes Evan Jones.
Students Bear Brunt
The Westie Wing
Ian West takes the secret passage out of Macquarie Street to deliver his take on NSW Parliamentary Committees and other goings on.
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Dirt Cheap Right On Money
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Letters to the Editor
It seems to have become very evident that there is a number of serious issues facing the security industry. A historical pattern has revealed some dangerous flaws in recent years that have seen employment and safety standards further erode, which has not only endangered lives, but has taken
I would suggest that given Chubb's high profile and record that a roundtable discussion be held between, Chubb and other major security companies, Unions, and various WorkCover representatives Australia wide, in order to review work practices and conditions, once and for all.
This should assist in developing a standard model that will help protect the many thousands of employees currently working in the industry.
Myself and others have had nothing but lemons thrown at us for too long, however, now should be a time for making lemonade. Corny?, maybe, but true!
This, I would suggest is a very worthy campaign which also highlights some potential major problems with Mr Howard's proposed reforms.
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