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No "parasites" Allowed!

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The Business Union had launched, but “parasites” are not welcome to join, writes Des Houghton.

Like many industry organisations in Australia small business has not only been neglected, they have been held captive. TBU Director, David Goodwin, says this new business union will give a voice to those small, family-owned businesses who are the engine room of the Australian economy. From truck drivers or trawler operators, café and milk bar owners, and any shopkeepers such as independent drycleaners or newsagents.

Goodwin said he got the idea to start a union exclusively for business owners from industrial relations specialist Graeme Haycroft, a founding director of a string of independent unions up and running in four states. Goodwin’s union has enlisted Haycroft’s Red Union Support Hub, an umbrella organisation for his unions, to provide commercial and legal grunt work. 

Read the full Courier Mail article by Des Houghton here