AUSTRALIA: Unions Oppose Coles Myer Restructure Plans
Australia's Coles Myer is facing hurdles in its major restructuring initiative. In June 2001, the major retailer's bosses want to create a centralised buying system for its Myer-Grace Bros, Target and Kmart divisions. This would save a considerable amount of money and streamline many systems. On June 20, officials of the Australian Services Union (ASU) said that they would oppose any moves to shift the Target head office from Geelong to Melbourne.
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