Tag Archives: employment

ACCI forgets what “employment” is

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) today seems to have suffered a monumental memory lapse, completely failing to remember the word employment, and more importantly, what it means to employ someone. According to the Sydney Morning Herald: Australia’s peak business body wants to expand the work for the dole scheme, allowing the private sector to… Read More »

The discrimination that dare not speak its name

There’s a lot of talk in Australia about discrimination. Us same-sex attracted folk have been talking for some time about discrimination for quite some time, and women are often quite vocal (and rightly so) about discrimination against them, too. Indeed, Julia Gillard, our prime minister, has announced an inquiry into workplace discrimination against women, and… Read More »