Working-class media, IT and telecommunications in Australia

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Workers vent frustrations on web
virtual water cooler to vent their frustrations with employers. Dozens of websites allow employees to swap gripes about bosses as well as hints for securing jobs with top firms.
Internet threat to union movement
By Paul Robinson, The Age, 18 May 2000. The ACTU has conceded the Internet and electronic commerce represent the greatest threat to the union movement in more than a century. Unions have been urged to recruit members from new high-technology industries or face a largely irrelevant future.
Union Computer Deal Launched
Workers Online, 22 June 2000. The launch of the Get-on-Board venture gives the union movement the opportunity to establish a footing in the information economy, while delivering computers to working people at an affordable price.