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Alasdair Thompson lolz

Written By: - Date published: 6:03 am, June 24th, 2011 - 33 comments

Your morning Facebook-related Alasdair Thompson lolz.

This man is pure comedy gold.

If it quacks like a sexist duck…

Written By: - Date published: 8:32 pm, June 23rd, 2011 - 125 comments

Sure Alisdair Thompson’s comments today were sexist.

But they were also so dumb it’s hard to be offended.

Queen of Thorns explains

Another win for union members

Written By: - Date published: 7:50 am, July 26th, 2010 - 53 comments

The Herald reports that Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union members have won the right to a substitute holiday to make up for the fact that Anzac Day and Easter Monday fall on the same day this year as well as a three percent pay rise for this year and another next year.

You read that right, at a time when the government is attacking workers rights two thousand EPMU members are increasing their holidays and getting a pay rise.

A few brief points about the attacks on workers

Written By: - Date published: 12:21 pm, July 25th, 2010 - 84 comments

Having just watched the q + a interview with Council of Trade Unions President Helen Kelly and Alasdair Thompson from the EPMA (a must-watch, Kelly did a great job) I think there are a few things that need to be said:

No room for Roger

Written By: - Date published: 11:45 am, February 2nd, 2009 - 7 comments

Roger Kerr from the Business Roundtable is full of advice for the Government’s upcoming jobs summit in today’s Dom Post. Which is unfortunate for Rog’, because according to my sources he won’t be getting an invite. Neither will Alasdair Thompson, the mildly unhinged chief executive of EMA Northern who famously lost his rag against Trevor […]

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