On The Daily Telegraph’s ABC piece

Richard Barlow writes: Re. “Compare the pair.” (Friday)

Given that Barrie Cassidy’s show Insiders out rates Sky News, a Herald Sun and Daily Telegraph stablemate, maybe he is worth more than their journos?

On Murdoch University agreement negotiations

Steven Westbrook writes: Re. “Uni staff get harsh lessons in hardball negotiation tactics” (Thursday) 

The neoliberal industrial fantasy is that employers and employees have equal bargaining power. We are increasingly seeing the reality in many areas — the employer can wait out the employees, all the while professing good faith bargaining. The entire Fair Work Act needs a rewrite to reflect industrial reality.