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Email Express to Orange Rally


The Labor Council has organised for a special train to take unions and their members to Orange to support the Email workers in their campaign to save the Orange Plant.

The train is the 3801 and it will leave central at 5.30 am on Thursday the 6th of July with a number of stops to collect passengers along the way. It will arrive in Orange at 11.30am and depart at 2.53 pm. Contact your union for the details and timetable.

A delegation from Email will meet the train and then we will proceed to Cooks Park for a sausage sizzle at 11.45.

There will then be a March down the Summer to Robertson's Park were their will be an address by a number of the email workers and local businesses etc.

The Orange City Council will be providing a sausage sizzle after the address. The Council is 100% behind this campaign. So is local politician Senator, Sue West who is sending an invitation to the Orange Community to support the Email workers and their families by attending the attend the address in Robertson's Park.

There will also be a band Country Express who are a local band and who will provide

entertainment all afternoon.

To register a seat on the Wemail Express contact your union or call Mary yaager at Labor Council on 9264 1691


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In this issue
Features
*  Interview: Turning Tides
ACTU President Sharan Burrow reflects on the disappearance of the middle class and what the union movement can do about it
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*  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.
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*  Politics: The Group Hug
Opposition leader Kim Beazley came, saw and conga-ed. Here's what he said to the ACTU Congress.
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*  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.
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*  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.
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*  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.
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*  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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»  Workers Online Wins ACTU Media Award
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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
»  None the Wiser for History
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»  Virtual Kelty
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»  The Burke and Wills Syndrome
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»  Rally for Refugees
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»  industrial Gazettes Looking for a Home
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»  Sharan Burrow at the IPAA
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