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(ˈleɪbərɪst) or




(ˈleɪbəˌraɪt) or


1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who supports workers' rights
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a supporter of labourism
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Rather than mass action at the community level, or the development of alternative organizations, the predominant strategy was to insert socialist or labourist union leaders in key positions of power in the community.
Security that challenges Barack Obama, gave the prime minister the needed impetus to try to win the election, after weeks that the polls have placed his party, Likud, behind The Zionist Union, centrist list led by labourist Isaac Herzog and former minister Tzipi Livni.
These will both re-activate the struggles for labourist corporatism briefly contemplated after 1945 and the productivism re-iterated in post-Keynesianism and neo-mercantilism during the past four decades (Crotty & Epstein 2009; Davidson & Dunn 2008; Epstein 2010; Goldstein & Hillard 2009; Reinert 2013).
The parliamentary alliance of social liberals and organised labour ended in 1909, whereupon labour assumed a large part of the social liberal agenda, moderated by labourist concerns around class-based inequality (Sawer 2003: 122).
So as far as I'm concerned, these old Labourist arguments [about working class unity] have no purchase at all.
The first details the development of a distinctive labourist cultural politics across the turbulent 1890s.
The mess was one of the British government's own making, a result of their New Labourist obsession with spinning 'selected' events and partially because their boss recoiled from the public accusation that he had 'gone soft' on terrorism.
The government's (early) commitment to wage indexation and tax cuts to safeguard working-class incomes was evaluated as labourist and gendered.
96) He also gave "A Chat about Social Questions" in July 1914 and spoke at meeting two years later with fellow Hamilton labourist Harry Halford.
They had witnessed the rise of the Chartists in the 1830s and then other labourist political formations such as H.
Its revival thus added an overlay of obvious cultural difference to the tensions between the ALP's historic labourist working-class base and its new urban middle-class supporters excited by contemporary Australia's cosmopolitan possibilities.
The men remain in charge with old Labour's macho labourist culture replaced by a subtler, covert and insidious laddishness - all the more alienating for being steeped in predominantly middle-class values.