Alternate and alternative

November 19, 2008 at 3:49 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

On and off labour

Sydney Morning Herald 19/11/08
The start of The Howard Years was gripping television. However, in describing the waterfront dispute, the key players in the events and the presenter, Fran Kelly, repeatedly referred to employing non-union labour as an “alternate” option. Surely what was wanted was an “alternative” choice, not something to occur by turns.David Wall Newtown

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