Union News and Interviews - 23 July 2009

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Presented by Catherine, Phil and Maxine
  1. Union News Link to Audio
  2. ACTU Jobs Summit- Maxine talks to ACTU Secretary Jeff Lawrence about the union movement's calls for the government to protect jobs during the global economic crisis. Link to Audio
  3. What are green jobs? - A hot topic at the ACTU jobs summit was the need to develop so-called green jobs - but what exactly does this mean? Catherine talks to Dr John Buchanon, Director of the Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney. Link to Audio
  4. Wages rises can pull us out of GFC- With inflation at a 10 year low, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Western Sydney, Steve Keen warns that there are risks for both business and wages if we don't take action to address the problems in the economy. Link to Audio
  5. Jobs Vs Environment - Jake talks with CFMEU Organiser Dave Kerring. Link to Audio