House debates

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Questions without Notice

Trade Unions

2:57 pm

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that had been paid by good, hardworking union members. But there is a new approach by the CPSU this Christmas. Not only are they saying to Australians, 'You are going to have a delay in receiving your Christmas packages,' but they are asking for this to be paid for by crowdfunding so that their members can be back-paid for stopping the free passage of cargo. This is a unique approach, but we expect it from the CPSU. Imagine asking Australians to crowdfund union activity that is going to stop Christmas presents flowing across the country. It shows how out of touch the CPSU is with the Australian public. It shows how out of touch the current Labor Party is with the Australian public, and it demonstrates how, this Christmas, the CPSU and the union leaders across this country will once again do the wrong thing by the Australian public.


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