Posts Tagged ‘social media own goals’

National release their Social Media Policy

Written By: - Date published: 6:30 am, June 19th, 2017 - 14 comments

How not to be a twit.

PM’s social media advisor lashes out on Twitter

Written By: - Date published: 11:14 am, May 11th, 2015 - 49 comments

PM’s staff threatening people on Twitter. Such a good look.

How to mess up “good” news

Written By: - Date published: 5:17 pm, December 18th, 2012 - 57 comments

Trying to distract attention from the increased taxes required to maybe balance the budget one day, Key was pushing supposedly good news on health.  Instead he scored a social media own goal.  Ooops.

Why the Right wants to deny that unions increase wages

Written By: - Date published: 7:17 am, February 29th, 2012 - 97 comments

Union wage rises beat non-union every time. It’s basic market theory. If workers bargain individually they are in perfect competition with each other and become price takers. Together they have market power. Hence: “united we bargain, divided we beg”. But the Right doesn’t want you to know that. They want to break the unions to strangle wage rises.

Whale discovers that joining the union pays

Written By: - Date published: 10:38 am, February 28th, 2012 - 104 comments

Cameron Slater reckons he’s cracked it; wages are growing after all. What’s his proof? A graph from the EPMU that shows wages have risen 17% and inflation only 15.7%. Wages are up, no crisis! But the man-boy genius needs to check his info better. Turns out that’s the average payrise for EPMU members since 2007. For all workers, the average pay rise was just 13%.

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