A Personal matter

Australia, 1976

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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.

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Keith Gow

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