Finally they have a government in Australia who has the courage to take on the unions rorting the system, and slowly push them a little closer to extinction.
If only the John Key government would push for the same thing here, just grab a copy of their terms of reference, adapt it for NZ, and get the show under way.
After all, the honest unions have nothing to worry about.¬†¬† So, no problem is there?
A ROYAL commission into trade union governance, slush funds and corruption is nothing more than a witch-hunt and taxpayers will be better served if more money went to enforcing existing laws, unions say.
The royal commission into trade union governance started in Sydney on Wednesday, with commissioner Dyson Heydon saying the inquiry’s both broad and restrictive terms of reference will probe the facts behind a range of union practices.
Justice Heydon says the commission does not want to see unions abolished or curbed into insignificance.¬† Read more »