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Maternity Protection Goes Global


An Australian delegate to the International Labor Organisation will brief union officials on a review of global maternity standards in Sydney on May 16.

The Australian Services Union's Lisa Heap, the ACTU delegate to the ILO Review of the Maternity Protection Covenent will report on the progress of the review and the international trade union movement's concerns.

The briefing will take place in the Labor Council Executive Boardroom, Level 9, 377-383 Sussex Street between 9.30am and 1.00pm on Tuesday May 16.

Click here to confirm your attendance by May 11.

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In this issue
Features
*  Interview: War Stories from the Shakey Isles
After being flat-earthed, New Zealand unions are making a comeback under a new progressive government. Darien Fenton is at the forefront of the resurgence.
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*  Unions: Laying It On the Line
A complex international legal web underpins a long-running South Coast picket.
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*  International: Alive and Kicking
Those representing right wing political forces and strategists for multi-national corporations would be disappointed by the success of the recently concluded Congress of the WFTU in Delhi.
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*  Economics: Fair Trade not Free Trade
The successful MAI and Seattle campaigns have sparked a new debate about the role of the World Trade Organization.
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*  History: The Manchester Movement
Manchester, in Asa Briggs memorable phrase, was the shock city of the early nineteenth century, a small and obscure market town that in a matter of a few years had become a huge city.
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*  Satire: Passing the Buck
Government report tells bosses how to lie and pass the buck: Reith blames Kemp
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*  Review: A Book to Set the Left Right
The Australian Finacial Review's Stephen Long gives his verdict on 'Tales from the new Shop Floor'.
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News
»  Conference Showdown Looms Over Stellar
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»  Olympics Pay Fight Hots Up
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»  Victims Compo Win for Workers
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»  Living Wage to Flow Through Fast
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»  Women Part-Timers Fight ANZ
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»  Clemo Fights for Wage Justice
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»  Community Workers Vote to Strike
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»  New Report: TV Casting Discriminatory
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»  Call for ACCC Prosecutions Over Japan Coal
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»  Sydney Support for Korean Workers and Arrested Officials
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»  Maternity Protection Goes Global
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»  Ten Years Hard Labor for Shaw
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»  Sydney CD's Head For Dili
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»  May One - Ground Zero
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Columns
»  The Soapbox
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»  The Locker Room
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»  Trades Hall
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»  Tool Shed
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Letters to the editor
»  Negotiation - Reith Style
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»  Propaganda or News?
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»  A Recipe for Modern Unionism
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»  Disappointed by May Day Coverage
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»  Politics in the Pub
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