Gratuitous quotation marks

When did job security stop being a legitimate IR issue and become “so-called ‘job security'” (“Unions must not dictate hiring”, 23/3)? The repeated use of gratuitous quotation marks shows The Australian’s contempt for the concept, and it seems, for the right to withdraw labor to protect such concepts. The latter has been a hallmark of democracy for over a century and not, as they imply, a recent product of the Fair Work Act.

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