Sunday, July 02, 2006

Union official vs union?

I read this story in The Sunday Mail this morning. It's a little ironic really.

FEDERAL Labor and the ACTU have been severely embarrassed by a union official's claim he was sacked by his union using John Howard's new industrial relations laws. Alex Reid, former Queensland secretary of the Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers, said he was sacked on "trumped up" charges after a falling out with his boss. Under the provisions of the Government's unfair dismissal laws, he has no right of appeal. More...

Watch this one. I expect the Government will have a field day over this one!

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