I knew I shouldn’t have read the Australian news.
“John Howard has vowed to push through the Senate all of the Coalition’s workplace reforms blocked since it took office, signalling the biggest crackdown on union power in the nation’s history.” (n.c.a)
“We run the risk in this country of a shortage of employees because of the shrinking participation rate and the shortage of skilled people.”
It might be time to write another ‘Dear John’ letter. At least a tiny part of the reason for any skills shortage is that people with desired skills are choosing to stay out of the country while he’s in power.