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The New Zealand Herald
Barry Soper: Leaders trade barbs at Parliament openingPrime Minister John Key during his statement to the House in Parliament. Photo
Barry Soper: Leaders trade barbs at Parliament opening
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
Prime Minister John Key during his statement to the House in Parliament. Photo / Mark Mitchell If you were John Key's speech writer for his keynote opener in Parliament's bear pit, you would have been frustrated. You would have spent hours... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Union Rat to Visit Nelson Foodstuffs StoresPutting Workers First FIRST Union is New Zealand's second-largest private sect
Union Rat to Visit Nelson Foodstuffs Stores
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 hours ago
Putting Workers First FIRST Union is New Zealand's second-largest private sector trade union. Formed in 2011 after the merger between the National Distribution Union and Finsec, FIRST Union represents 27,000 workers in the Finance, Industrial... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Are you joking or did you just declare a war?’ KMU on Duterte’s anti-union spiel – BulatlatElmer Labog of KMU urged workers to keep organizing and forming or defending th
‘Are you joking or did you just declare a war?’ KMU on Duterte’s anti-union spiel – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Elmer Labog of KMU urged workers to keep organizing and forming or defending their unions, saying the plight of workers won’t improve without their own action and organization, without unions, and without genuinely pro-worker unions in... Read more
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chroniclelive
Trade Union bill: What will it do and why are people angry?They were joined by politicians including North East MEP Jude Kirton-Darling.
Trade Union bill: What will it do and why are people angry?
chroniclelive / Posted 6 hours ago
They were joined by politicians including North East MEP Jude Kirton-Darling. Protestors say that the new Trade Union bill will seriously harm workers, allowing employers to enforce worse pay and conditions unopposed. Here are some more details... Read more
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Scotsman
Gordon Brown’s former spin doctor becomes Highlands councillor Charlie Whelan at the SECC in Glasgow on the night of the 1999 Scottish Parlia
Gordon Brown’s former spin doctor becomes Highlands councillor
Scotsman / Posted 7 hours ago
Charlie Whelan at the SECC in Glasgow on the night of the 1999 Scottish Parliament elections. The former New Labour spindoctor is now a community councillor Charlie Whelan, the former... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Letters round- East-West rail, bird mess, Southcourt, Valentines, ADOS and attack on rightsThere’s plenty of issues raised in this week’s round-up from the Herald letters
Letters round- East-West rail, bird mess, Southcourt, Valentines, ADOS and attack on rights
Aylesbury Today / Posted 9 hours ago
There’s plenty of issues raised in this week’s round-up from the Herald letters pages... East west rail Don’t rubbish it RE: How will it help us? Once again a a letter rubbishing this rail project, and no name on the letter as usual. There will... Read more
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The Manila Times
Labor leaders slam Duterte for union commentsFebruary 12, 2016 12:00 am by Al Jacinto Senior Correspondent and Nelson S. Ba
Labor leaders slam Duterte for union comments
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
February 12, 2016 12:00 am by Al Jacinto Senior Correspondent and Nelson S. Badilla Reporter ZAMBOANGA CITY: Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is in danger of losing the support of workers and labor... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Junior doctors in Redbridge and Havering forced to accept new contract Junior Doctors on Stike outside Queen's Hospital in Romford. Lizzie Hobbs, El
Junior doctors in Redbridge and Havering forced to accept new contract
Romford Recorder / Posted 9 hours ago
Junior Doctors on Stike outside Queen's Hospital in Romford. Lizzie Hobbs, Elaine Yip and Katherine Elliott Junior doctors working in the borough will be forced to accept a new... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Junior doctors in Redbridge and Havering forced to accept new contract Junior Doctors on Stike outside Queen's Hospital in Romford. Lizzie Hobbs, El
Junior doctors in Redbridge and Havering forced to accept new contract
Ilford Recorder / Posted 10 hours ago
Junior Doctors on Stike outside Queen's Hospital in Romford. Lizzie Hobbs, Elaine Yip and Katherine Elliott Junior doctors working in the borough will be forced to accept a new... Read more
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Herald Sun
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors The British government says it will force through pay and working condition r
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
Herald Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
The British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health... Read more
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Weekly Times
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors The British government says it will force through pay and working condition r
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
Weekly Times / Posted 10 hours ago
The British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health... Read more
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International Business Times
Of course government wants to erode our right to strike - it'll benefit rich employers Right now, only about a quarter of the UK workforce are members of a union. In
Of course government wants to erode our right to strike - it'll benefit rich employers
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Right now, only about a quarter of the UK workforce are members of a union. In the private sector, it's fewer than one in seven. Union members are better paid, more likely to have secure, permanent employment contracts and enjoy better working... Read more
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News.com.au
UK gov't imposes reform on doctorsTHE British government says it will force through pay and working condition ref
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
THE British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt made the... Read more
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News.com.au
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors The British government says it will force through pay and working condition r
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
The British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health... Read more
133 related stories
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Perth Now
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors The British government says it will force through pay and working condition r
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
Perth Now / Posted 10 hours ago
The British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health... Read more
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Adelaide Now
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors The British government says it will force through pay and working condition r
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 hours ago
The British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health... Read more
133 related stories
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The Courier Mail
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors The British government says it will force through pay and working condition r
UK gov't imposes reform on doctors
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
The British government says it will force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Madonsela gets request to probe Gupta-Denel linkPublic Protector Thuli Madonsela’s office has confirmed receipt of the request
Madonsela gets request to probe Gupta-Denel link
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s office has confirmed receipt of the request to probe the controversial partnership between state arms manufacturer Denel and the Gupta family. Her spokesperson‚ Oupa Segwale‚ said on Thursday they have received the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Raises Fuel Import, As Kaduna, P'harcourt Refineries Remain ShutTo close the gap created by the shutdown of Port Harcourt and Kaduna refineries
NNPC Raises Fuel Import, As Kaduna, P'harcourt Refineries Remain Shut
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
To close the gap created by the shutdown of Port Harcourt and Kaduna refineries, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has embarked on a massive importation of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). Also, major and independent petroleum marketers... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Oxford Road: councillor says The Face Bar is a "bad neighbour"An objector to a Reading housing scheme on Oxford Road got the sharp edge of a
Oxford Road: councillor says The Face Bar is a "bad neighbour"
Reading Evening Post / Posted 13 hours ago
An objector to a Reading housing scheme on Oxford Road got the sharp edge of a councillor’s tongue when he was accused of being a “bad neighbour.” Mr Parry said at the moment there was an open area to the rear of The Face Bar club where customers... Read more
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iol.co.za
Steel workers stranded without wagesJohannesburg - The Solidarity trade union alleges all 1 800 steel manufacturing
Steel workers stranded without wages
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Johannesburg - The Solidarity trade union alleges all 1 800 steel manufacturing workers at Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium will not be paid their salaries this month. This, it alleges, is because the Unemployment Insurance Fund failed to fulfil... Read more
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DW
Opinion: Integration in the workplace is key to social cohesion | Germany |As a result of this exceptional situation, an unusual and unique alliance promo
Opinion: Integration in the workplace is key to social cohesion | Germany |
DW / Posted 14 hours ago
As a result of this exceptional situation, an unusual and unique alliance promoting an international outlook, solidarity, democracy and rule of law has been formed. It is one of the largest civil society alliances ever seen in Germany and is... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Madonsela gets request to probe Gupta-Denel linkHer spokesperson‚ Oupa Segwale‚ said on Thursday they have received the letter
Madonsela gets request to probe Gupta-Denel link
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Her spokesperson‚ Oupa Segwale‚ said on Thursday they have received the letter from trade union Solidarity requesting that the joint venture be probed. Solidarity's quest for Madonsela's probe stems from media reports last Friday that the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
It seems far-Left is intent on hanging Peter Bunting out to dry By Nelson McCausland There are rumblings at the heart of the trade union mov
It seems far-Left is intent on hanging Peter Bunting out to dry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
By Nelson McCausland There are rumblings at the heart of the trade union movement. Peter Bunting, assistant general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), is under... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Searching questions for GoogleMPs are soon off on a week’s holiday but thankfully they have found time before
Searching questions for Google
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
MPs are soon off on a week’s holiday but thankfully they have found time before they depart to question the bosses of Google. The President of Google, Matt Brittin, will appear before the Public Accounts Committee this morning to explain his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solidarity urges Gupta-Denel probeJohannesburg - Question marks hang over the joint-venture partnership between a
Solidarity urges Gupta-Denel probe
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
Johannesburg - Question marks hang over the joint-venture partnership between arms manufacturer Denel and the Gupta family. This prompted trade union Solidarity yesterday to write to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, pressing her to investigate... Read more
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Herald Sun
Cash, Cameron clash over secret reportThe Federal employment department has received the trade union royal commission
Cash, Cameron clash over secret report
Herald Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
The Federal employment department has received the trade union royal commission's secret volume. Employment Minister Michaelia Cash has admitted there isn't a non-publication order on a secret volume of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Luas grinds to a halt as pay strike begins Luas workers say they had no option but to strike after calls for last-ditch
Luas grinds to a halt as pay strike begins
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
Luas workers say they had no option but to strike after calls for last-ditch talks failed Tens of thousands of commuters in Dublin have been forced to seek alternative transport as the Luas ground to a... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Reading Piketty on the NileThe Egyptians: A Radical Story. By Jack Shenker. Allen Lane; 528 pages; £15.99.
Reading Piketty on the Nile
Namibia Economist / Posted 18 hours ago
The Egyptians: A Radical Story. By Jack Shenker. Allen Lane; 528 pages; £15.99. AFTER nearly three decades in power and 18 days of unrest, it seemed as if Hosni Mubarak was finally ready to relinquish his grip on Egypt. But as the old dictator took... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussie who fought against ISIS then came home now in legal limboMatthew Gardiner in his days as a union leader in the NT. He went to Syria to f
Aussie who fought against ISIS then came home now in legal limbo
News.com.au / Posted 18 hours ago
Matthew Gardiner in his days as a union leader in the NT. He went to Syria to fight ISIS with the Kurds. Now he’s home and in a legal netherworld FORMER Northern Territory trade union leader Matthew Gardiner remains in a legal netherworld after... Read more
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News.com.au
Heroes or criminals? The men fighting against ISISJamie Williams speaks on being charged for trying to join fight against IS1:56
Heroes or criminals? The men fighting against ISIS
News.com.au / Posted 18 hours ago
Jamie Williams speaks on being charged for trying to join fight against IS1:56 Jamie Williams was charged for trying to join the fight against Islamic State but earlier this week, the Government dropped the charges. He shared his story on ABC's... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Department gets 18 copies of secret volumeThe Federal employment department has received the trade union royal commission
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
The Federal employment department has received the trade union royal commission's secret volume. The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of the trade union royal... Read more
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EuroNews
London’s Black Cabs protest against UberThousands of London’s traditional Black Taxis blocked roads near parliament in
London’s Black Cabs protest against Uber
EuroNews / Posted 18 hours ago
Thousands of London’s traditional Black Taxis blocked roads near parliament in protest on Wednesday against the car-sharing service app Uber, calling for government intervention. 8,000 black cab drivers bring central London to a standstill in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Heroes or criminals? The Aussies fighting ISTHEY volunteered to take on one of the most sinister forces on Earth. But inst
Heroes or criminals? The Aussies fighting IS
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
THEY volunteered to take on one of the most sinister forces on Earth. But instead of being hailed as brave heroes, they were left facing a potential jail sentence. While Melbourne security guard Jamie Williams can breathe a sigh of relief after the... Read more
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News.com.au
Department gets 18 copies of secret volumeTHE federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of t
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
THE federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of the trade union royal commission's final report. DEPUTY Secretary Sandra Parker told a Senate hearing in Canberra eight people in the department had access to the... Read more
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News.com.au
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of the trade union royal commission's final report. Deputy Secretary Sandra Parker told a Senate hearing in Canberra eight people... Read more
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Perth Now
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume
Perth Now / Posted 19 hours ago
The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of the trade union royal commission's final report. Deputy Secretary Sandra Parker told a Senate hearing in Canberra eight people... Read more
5 related stories
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Adelaide Now
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of
Department gets 18 copies of secret volume
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 hours ago
The federal employment department was given 18 copies of the secret volume of the trade union royal commission's final report. Deputy Secretary Sandra Parker told a Senate hearing in Canberra eight people... Read more
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Inquirier.net
KMU hits back at Duterte on unionism: Honor ‘supremacy of Constitution’DAVAO CITY — The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) Southern Mindanao here chastised Mayor
KMU hits back at Duterte on unionism: Honor ‘supremacy of Constitution’
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 hours ago
DAVAO CITY — The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) Southern Mindanao here chastised Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for a statement the presidential aspirant made in Tondo, telling the militant labor group to “stop organizing unions or face extermination.” The militant... Read more
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The Courier
Secret phone taps used in union blackmail probeA series of mobile phone intercepts appears to be a key component in the police
Secret phone taps used in union blackmail probe
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
A series of mobile phone intercepts appears to be a key component in the police case against two top officials of Victoria's biggest construction union. A series of mobile phone intercepts appears to be a key component in the police case against two... Read more
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The Age
Secret phone taps used in union blackmail probeUnion members out in support of CFMEU leaders. Photo: Eddie Jim A series of mo
Secret phone taps used in union blackmail probe
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
Union members out in support of CFMEU leaders. Photo: Eddie Jim A series of mobile phone intercepts appears to be a key component in the police case against two top officials of Victoria's biggest construction union. Fairfax Media understands... Read more
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Daily News
Health Secretary exceeding his powers - RathnapriyaThe Health Ministry Secretary should withdraw his letter sent to Health Trade U
Health Secretary exceeding his powers - Rathnapriya
Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
The Health Ministry Secretary should withdraw his letter sent to Health Trade Unions in connection with 'thoroughly warning on obtaining the sponsorship of certain infant milk power producers etc' because he is overusing his powers which is a type of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
90,000 commuters face chaos as Luas strike begins | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 11, 2016 Conall Ó Fátharta and Ed Cart
90,000 commuters face chaos as Luas strike begins
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 11, 2016 Conall Ó Fátharta and Ed Carty Up to 90,000 commuters face travel disruption as a two-day Luas strike... Read more
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heraldscotland
Warnings of industrial unrest, poverty wages and rising health issues as councils cuts prepare to biteOne major union said the upshot will see many low-paid workers "pushed from sta
Warnings of industrial unrest, poverty wages and rising health issues as councils cuts prepare to bite
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
One major union said the upshot will see many low-paid workers "pushed from stable home environments to foodbanks", adding that neighbourhoods in urban areas would witness a notable deterioration in quality of life as authorities make cutbacks to... Read more
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New Kerala
3,000 surgeries cancelled as British doctors strikeLondon, Feb 11 : A second wave of industrial action by thousands of junior doct
3,000 surgeries cancelled as British doctors strike
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
London, Feb 11 : A second wave of industrial action by thousands of junior doctors started on Wednesday after negotiations over pay and new contracts failed. The second 24-hour strike has led to the cancellation of almost 3,000 operations on... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina drop outIN AN election season full of upsets and surprises, some old rules still seem t
Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina drop out
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
IN AN election season full of upsets and surprises, some old rules still seem to apply. One is that those running for president under false pretences will be found out. Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey and Carly Fiorina, the former boss of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
War on ticket prices is far from won despite Liverpool's U-turn, by Brian ReadeThe cynics had said all week that the Anfield walk-out was futile and would ach
War on ticket prices is far from won despite Liverpool's U-turn, by Brian Reade
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
The cynics had said all week that the Anfield walk-out was futile and would achieve nothing. And considering the limp failure of most protests against the treatment of fans, who could blame them? It said to all of those living off the life-blood of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Qatar says six workers hurt building World Cup venuesDOHA: Qatar's World Cup organisers said on Wednesday (Feb 10) that six labourer
Qatar says six workers hurt building World Cup venues
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
DOHA: Qatar's World Cup organisers said on Wednesday (Feb 10) that six labourers building stadiums for the 2022 tournament suffered work-related injuries last year but there were no fatalities. Qatar has been widely condemned for its treatment of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Luas workers 'have no option' over strike Negotiations on the Luas pay claim have previously broken down after hearings
Luas workers 'have no option' over strike
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Negotiations on the Luas pay claim have previously broken down after hearings at the Labour Court and the Workplace Relations Commission Luas workers have said they have no option but to strike in a two-day... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Qatar says six workers hurt building World Cup venuesDOHA - Qatar's World Cup organisers said on Wednesday that six labourers buildi
Qatar says six workers hurt building World Cup venues
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
DOHA - Qatar's World Cup organisers said on Wednesday that six labourers building stadiums for the 2022 tournament suffered work-related injuries last year but there were no fatalities. Foreign laborers work at the construction site of the al-Wakrah... Read more
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