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November 29, 2011 THE Prime Minister's crisis meeting on manufacturing tomorrow is likely to become a permanent 1980s-style tripartite body of ministers, chief executives and unionists to oversee the sector that has shed 110,000 jobs in the last
23 am Already facing a sharp slowdown, factories in China's manufacturing heartland are now experiencing a rash of labor strikes reminiscent of the worker unrest that swept the country last year. Thousands of workers at a massive shoe factory in the
Schools will be shut, flights delayed and council services hit on Wednesday as up to two million public sector workers go on strike over pensions. The impact will be felt across the country, with parents facing childcare issues and some travellers
The paper has obtained a copy of a draft agreement between the general workers' union Bondgenoten, civil service union Abvakabo and construction workers' union FNV Bouw which outlines their intention to form a 'federation of equals'. The plan is due
They are no longer helpful. Back in the Triangle Fire days they were brought in for safety reasons. Now the government has all sorts of agencies to make the workplace safe. There would be no Triangle Fire today even if the unions were abolished.
McKeesport, 1947 As ambitious young congressmen, the two future presidents traveled to the core of American labor to debate the Taft-Hartley Act. The Republicans saw it as a Cold War tactic to thwart communists in the union movement; the Democrats
B.C. public school employers say they presented significant new proposals to the B.C...Although talks are continuing, the parties remain as far apart today as they were when contract talks commenced March 1, despite 55 days of bargaining, the B.C...
While EU member countries struggle through their toughest times, forcing harsh austerity measures on their people in order to survive, EU employees in Brussels are visibly less keen to make sacrifices themselves. Demonstrations and protests sparked
Kapka Siderova , wife of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka leader Volen Siderov , has been fired from the position of editor-in-chief of the party's daily newspaper. This is the latest development in a rift that emerged among the nationalists end of
Vctor Flores In light of recent movements like Occupy Wall Street casting a light on issues like economic inequality and corporate greed, organizations like Restaurant Opportunities Centers United have been working for over a decade to improve the