Fierce but few

In a recent ballot on taking industrial action at RMIT,  536 union members voted, some 43 per cent of the campus member roll. To adapt Napoleon I on British infantry, National Tertiary Education unionists are the toughest in the world, there just aren’t many of them. Not in this case anyway, the proposal failed because the Fair Work Commission requires 50 per cent of eligible voters to cast a ballot.


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