James Cryer of JDA Print Recruitment – and local print industry gadfly – analyses the GEON Group’s fall from grace of the PE brigade in his usual (un)-subtle manner.
GEON finally succeeded – during its death throws – to achieve what many of us had always wanted to do but failed: to put print on the front page of the mainstream media.
But it was for all the wrong reasons, as the GEON debacle was broadcast to the world at large last Friday, on ABC’s primetime six o’clock news. In it (and we can only hope young kiddies were having their bath) we were told how “more than 650 workers now expect to be retrenched” and that Workplace Minister, Bill Shorten was prompted “to intervene to guarantee GEON staff early access to their entitlements.”
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