Letters to the editor November 22 2018

November 22 2018 - 1:00am
UNCONDITIONAL: Reader Barry Swan, of Balgownie, says corporate self-regulation has not been in the best interest of workers.
UNCONDITIONAL: Reader Barry Swan, of Balgownie, says corporate self-regulation has not been in the best interest of workers.

THE union I was privileged to have led, the miners’ federation, constantly opposed the introduction of measures its members saw as having potentially detrimental consequences for the social fabric of the nation. These included measures such as the adoption by government of wholesale deregulation, pursuing the illusionary “world’s best practice”, the mythical international competitiveness and the privatisation of publicly-owned infrastructure.

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