24 Oct 2010

Ideas for 24 October 2010 - Globalised Labour

From Ideas, 11:06 am on 24 October 2010

This month, actors' unions around the world supported the boycott of The Hobbit until its producers agreed to negotiate an employment contract with Kiwi actors. For some it was an admirable case of international worker solidarity, but for others it was a bully boy Australian union trying to sabotage this country's film industry. Ideas takes a look at the history of workers organising across international borders.