CANBERRA – The possibility of an industrial dispute in the automotive sector looms even greater here after Australia’s federal government signals that it intends to become an industrial policeman and fight unions in the courts. Workplace Relations Minister Tony Abbott, referred to by unions as the minister for workplace warfare, says in a recent TV interview that he has asked his department to develop a plan canvassing legal options to help the government fight unions. "I am ...

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