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ALP left seeks to lift taxes, boost the ‘right to strike’

Jul 22, 2017News

NSW Labor’s left will push a radical­ economic agenda at next week’s party conference, including increased taxes on high-­income earners, an inheritance tax, a guaranteed “basic income” for people who do not work and the reinstatement of the unimpeded “right to strike”, including second­ary boycotts. The RTBU’s motion to force labour-hire firms tendering for government business to enter into enterprise agreements with unions may also win some backing from the party.­

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