Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Solidarity with Australian Unions

I always remember that when the London dockers struck in 1889 the Australian unions were swift to offer support. (Not because I was there you understand, I just paid attention at school) – so you should check out this news over at another useful union blog. The Aussie union website shows how unions should work together in adversity.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is it me, or is John Howard the worst premier of any country ever?

With the possible exception of Hitler?

Anonymous said...

You just reminded me of the worst bit of my GCSE History - the trade union movement of the 18th and 19th centuries. The Dockers Tanner, Matchstick girls, New Model Unions, Amalgamated Union of Engineers...