A Personal matter

Australia, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Union Representative”.
A migrant worker in a factory needs time off to take his sick wife to hospital, but the union representative does not see this as a sufficiently important matter for him to deal with. Raises the question of prejudices and principles of justice and fair play in relation to the union’s responsibility to the individual worker.

Credits

director
producer

Don Murray

production company

Australian Council for Union Training

Film Australia

Duration

00:08:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Union Representative

Group of items

Union Representative

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29924

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee rights

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Migrant labor

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Employee rights

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Industrial relations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Justice

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Migrant labor

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Prejudices

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - Officials and employees

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Trade-unions - Officials - Training

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Prejudices

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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