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    :: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 ::

    Bosses try it on - by Sue Bolton, Green Left Weekly, Australia
    It"s not just Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs - individual contracts) that drive down workers' conditions and wages. Non-union agreements are also a big problem, he said.

    Parker cited a company at Hayfield in Victoria, making light concrete castings for building sites, that introduced a non-union agreement for 48 standard hours over a week, without penalties for night or weekend work.
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