Five months ago the ACTU leadership embarked on a very risky course by leaping into a wage campaign in the middle of a deep recession. It had just turned its back on a national wage decision in which the Industrial Relations Commission was prepared to allow a 2.5% per cent pay rise.
Recommended CitationNorington, Brad; Shuttleworth, James; Ferris, Peter; and Millmow, Alex, Briefings: 1. Grand Illusions 2. After Inkathagate 3. Back on the Rails 4. Rattled, Australian Left Review, 1(132), 1991, 4-9.