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Fog of secrecy or blowing off steam?

Kevin Jones

Unions call the first workers' compensation harmonisation conference a secretive "sham". Is it justified?

"The conference inside is a bit of a sham" claimed Brian Boyd, Victorian Trades Hall Secretary, at a union protest outside the first meeting into the harmonisation of Australia's workers compensation laws in Melbourne’s Windsor Hotel on 30 March 2010.  "It's really another hidden agenda about trying to harmonise workers comp after we fully know already, they've messed up harmonisation of OHS." Boyd (right) and Geoff Fary (left), Assis...

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