|Issue No 60||30 June 2000|
Letters to the Editor
Sharan Burrow at the IPAA
The Institute of Public Administration, Australia (IPAA) is the professional organisation for public sector practitioners. IPAA hosts forums on issues in public administration and public policy. The NSW Division of IPAA is hosting a lunch time forum in Sydney on 11 July for ACTU President Sharan Burrows. Sharan will address the forum on the topic: "The role of unionism in the achievement of collective excellence."
This will be a great event with a great speaker. Be there! Make time to show your support.
Date: Tuesday 11 July 2000
Time: 12 noon - 2.00 PM
Address: Commences 1.00 PM, preceded by buffet lunch
Place: Masonic Centre, cnr Castlreagh and Goulburn Streets
Bookings: Are essential, please complete the attached form
Fee: IPAA is offering a special rate of $33 which includes lunch (reduced from $44) to participants who mention Workers Online when they register.
Call 0292285225 for more details or [email protected]
Interview: Turning Tides
ACTU President Sharan Burrow reflects on the disappearance of the middle class and what the union movement can do about it
Unions: Fear and Loathing in Wollongong
For four days this week, too much unionism was barely enough. We bring you the highs and lows from behind the scenes and inside the bars of this week’s ACTU Congress.
Politics: The Group Hug
Opposition leader Kim Beazley came, saw and conga-ed. Here's what he said to the ACTU Congress.
History: Unions and Family Trees
Trade union records may not be the first port of call for a beginning family historian, but down the track a little, these records could bring to life an ancestor who previously was just a name printed on the page.
International: Fiji Bans Lifted
Fiji employers are expected to start reinstating all their workers over the next week, now that Australian union bans have been lifted at the request of the local union leadership.
Review: Room to Manoeuvre
Full employment with a highly skilled well-paid workforce is a realistic goal for Australia, despite the supposed constraints of globalisation.
Satire: Satan Subpoenaed To Cricket Inquiry
The King Commission of Inquiry into cricket match-fixing yesterday heard evidence from Satan that he never influenced Hansie Cronje to accept bribes.
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