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The Irish Times
Builders consider legal action to combat pickets by crane driverscombat pickets on sites as a crane drivers’ dispute escalates, industry represe
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
combat pickets on sites as a crane drivers’ dispute escalates, industry representatives warn. Crane drivers belonging to trade union Unite resumed their strike over pay on Thursday and picketed nine building sites in Dublin, effectively halting... Read more
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The Washington Times
Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela assembly vote method raises more worrythe opposition’s point of view, the election caps a mountain of offenses from M
The Washington Times / Posted 5 hours ago
the opposition’s point of view, the election caps a mountain of offenses from Mr. Maduro, a onetime bus driver and trade union leader, since his election in 2013. Mr. Maduro’s government has imprisoned opposition leaders and politicians and... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham bin strike: This is how to apply for a refundand the downgrading of supervisor jobs has now entered its third week with no s
birminghammail / Posted 7 hours ago
and the downgrading of supervisor jobs has now entered its third week with no sign of a resolution in sight. And the trade union Unite has accused the Labour run council of ‘playing games’ and being set on conflict rather than genuine... Read more
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Irish Examiner
RTÉ staff call for publication of gender pay datacorporation. The informal meeting was called to allow staff to express their v
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
corporation. The informal meeting was called to allow staff to express their views, in advance of formal engagement by the trade unions in RTÉ. Staff also called for an independent external review to be carried out, examining gender and equality,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SANParks puts contingency plans in place amid strikeparks have not been affected by the strike action by employees who are members
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
parks have not been affected by the strike action by employees who are members of the Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa). The 2,136 employees officially began their strike on 25 July 2017 after a dispute... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Overworked ICU nurses won’t do more for no payis supposed to be one-to-one – but because of staff shortages they said a nurse
Daily Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
is supposed to be one-to-one – but because of staff shortages they said a nurse had to look after two patients. Their trade union, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (Denosa), claims plans are afoot for nurses to be forced to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
People already have a 'Better Deal'in the midst of an economic depression, and the Russians, I mean Soviets, were
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
in the midst of an economic depression, and the Russians, I mean Soviets, were knee-deep in American politics through the trade union movement. It’s a desperate, but understandable ,move to try and take attention away from what’s going on in the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Shell to cut hundreds of jobs at its Dutch operationshas a payroll of 8,000, while the group empoys 92,000 worldwide, the Financieel
DutchNews.nl / Posted 18 hours ago
has a payroll of 8,000, while the group empoys 92,000 worldwide, the Financieele Dagblad said on Thursday. Shell said trade unions and the works council have already been told about the plans. The jobs will disappear largely in the projects... Read more
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DW
The robots are coming, and they might have to pay tax |Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) also came out strongly again
DW / Posted 18 hours ago
Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) also came out strongly against the proposals while both the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB) and the Federation of German Industries (BDI) confirmed to DW that they were also against the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Global players’ union eager to help protect rights of footballers in China amid debt concernsbe significant stumbling blocks to FIFPro’s ambitions, not least that Chinese w
Asian Correspondent / Posted 18 hours ago
be significant stumbling blocks to FIFPro’s ambitions, not least that Chinese workers do not have the right to join or form trade unions of their own choice. There is only one lawful trade union in the country, the government controlled All-China... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham City Council workers targeted over equal pay - againby not addressing this issue properly in 2011.”Read More But both the city cou
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
by not addressing this issue properly in 2011.”Read More But both the city council and unions have rejected the claim. A trade union source said: “This was all sorted out years ago after the last strike. “Our lawyers and council lawyers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SANParks Strike ContinuesSANParks staff will continue their strike after rejecting the employer's wage i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
SANParks staff will continue their strike after rejecting the employer's wage increase offer, a trade union official said on Wednesday. "We presented the new offer to our members and it was overwhelmingly rejected," Health and Other Service... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FIFPro keen to protect players in China amid debt concernsthan a few stumbling blocks to FIFPro's ambitions, not least that Chinese worke
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
than a few stumbling blocks to FIFPro's ambitions, not least that Chinese workers do not have the right to join or form trade unions of their own choice. There is only one lawful trade union in the country, the government controlled All-China... Read more
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dna
FIFPro keen to protect players in China amid debt concernsthan a few stumbling blocks to FIFPro's ambitions, not least that Chinese worke
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
than a few stumbling blocks to FIFPro's ambitions, not least that Chinese workers do not have the right to join or form trade unions of their own choice. There is only one lawful trade union in the country, the government controlled All-China... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Who Am I to Say No If People Say I Should Lead Them?,' Says Mujurupolitical parties like the MDC-T have raised. "Remember we are coming from dif
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
political parties like the MDC-T have raised. "Remember we are coming from different backgrounds, they are coming from a trade union background and we are coming from another background. What we want is inclusivity and we have kept our doors open... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
US trade deal threatens thousands of Northern Ireland jobs, warns uniondeal with the United States after Brexit could threaten thousands of jobs in No
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
deal with the United States after Brexit could threaten thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland, it has been warned. The trade union Unite claimed that jobs in processing and distribution, particularly in rural areas, could be at risk. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SANParks wage strike to continue until wage demands metby SANParks employees across the country is set to continue on Thursday morning
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
by SANParks employees across the country is set to continue on Thursday morning. The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) says that their members claim that SANParks has not attempted to continue negotiations... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich free shuttle bus saved after borough picks up bill for service The Labour and trade union campaign failed to persuade the county to save the
Ipswich Star / Posted 23 hours ago
The Labour and trade union campaign failed to persuade the county to save the shuttle bus - but now the borough has stepped in. Picture: GREGG BROWN Ipswich’s free shuttle bus... Read more
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The North West Star
Do that and you’ll get a backside full of arrows –Bob Katter MPof our Qld industries). But if they’re not going to do the right thing – and c
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
of our Qld industries). But if they’re not going to do the right thing – and continue to treat with utter contempt the trade union advocates, representatives of the minor political parties and, infinitely more importantly, the hard-working... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
Wallabies Study CFMEU Chants As A Possible Option For An Australian-Style Hakahas said it is time to find an Australian version of the haka that invokes our
The Betoota Advocate / Posted yesterday
has said it is time to find an Australian version of the haka that invokes our nations deep cultural traditions, namely the trade union movement which dates back to the Eureka Stockade. “We spent months trying to find the right war-cry” he... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Green Party adopts fake "left" posture ahead of electioncriticised the Greens for threatening the viability of a Labour-Greens-NZ First
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
criticised the Greens for threatening the viability of a Labour-Greens-NZ First government. Martyn Bradbury, editor of the trade union-funded Daily Blog, which supports NZ First’s attacks on immigrants, declared the Greens had “effectively handed... Read more
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chroniclelive
TUC hail employment tribunal fees decision a 'massive win'decision to quash the Government’s fees for employment tribunals has been haile
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
decision to quash the Government’s fees for employment tribunals has been hailed a victory for North East workers by the Trade Union Congress (TUC). In comparison, 6,770 claims were made in the year before their the new fee system was rolled... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Government overruled on employment tribunal feesunconstitutionally in introducing fees in 2013 – an attempt, it said, to reduce
Channel 4 News / Posted yesterday
unconstitutionally in introducing fees in 2013 – an attempt, it said, to reduce the number of malicious and weak cases. The trade union Unison had argued that costs put off claimants from challenging their employers. But critics have warned that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Provincial Health depts urged to pay debt owed to NHLS amid strikeof a nationwide strike by the NHLS workers, this could change if the industrial
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
of a nationwide strike by the NHLS workers, this could change if the industrial action continues. Workers who belong to trade union National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) downed tools on Wednesday. The union has accepted a... Read more
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express
Employment tribunal fees: Government defeated over attempt to hike costsagainst controversial fees of up to £1,200 In a humiliating defeat for ministe
express / Posted yesterday
against controversial fees of up to £1,200 In a humiliating defeat for ministers, the country's highest court accepted a trade union claim that charges of up to £1,200 for settling a workplace dispute discriminated against women and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SANParks strike continues(Supplied Johannesburg - SANParks staff will continue their strike after rejec
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
(Supplied Johannesburg - SANParks staff will continue their strike after rejecting the employer's wage increase offer, a trade union official said on Wednesday. "We presented the new offer to our members and it was overwhelmingly rejected,"... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham bin strike: All your questions answeredand the downgrading of supervisor jobs has now entered its third week with no s
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
and the downgrading of supervisor jobs has now entered its third week with no sign of a resolution in sight. And the trade union Unite has accused the Labour run council of ‘playing games’ and being set on conflict rather than genuine... Read more
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express
'It's a stupid EU law' Plumber boss Charlie Mullins in Brexit clash over tribunal feesEU law' Plumber boss Charlie Mullins in Brexit clash over tribunal fees MILLIO
express / Posted yesterday
EU law' Plumber boss Charlie Mullins in Brexit clash over tribunal fees MILLIONAIRE plumber Charlie Mullins skewered a trade union boss saying an upside to Brexit will be binning European Union employment law. Remainer Mr Mullins, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Labour Federation Chief Regrets Praising Zumafactional battles. Vavi encouraged workers and unemployed people to join the r
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
factional battles. Vavi encouraged workers and unemployed people to join the recently formed South African Federation of Trade Unions, Saftu, of which he is general secretary. "In 1994, we wanted to create a democratic, united, non-sexist,... Read more
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Ekklesia
Supreme Court quashes employment tribunal feestoday (26 July 2017) quashed the government’s system of fees for employment tri
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
today (26 July 2017) quashed the government’s system of fees for employment tribunals. The case was taken by the UNISON trade union, which successfully argued that the fees prevented many workers from gaining justice at work. In England,... Read more
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Reuters
Sri Lanka deploys military to maintain fuel supplies after strikelease in eastern Trincomalee on grounds the firm is not using them, said D.J. R
Reuters / Posted yesterday
lease in eastern Trincomalee on grounds the firm is not using them, said D.J. Rajakaruna, senior official at the CPC trade union. Supplies were affected across the country and there were long queues of motorists at petrol stations. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Striking NHLS staff: Authorities undermining usof corruption and mismanaging funds. Thousands of workers began an indefinite
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
of corruption and mismanaging funds. Thousands of workers began an indefinite nationwide strike on Wednesday morning. Trade union National Health Education and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) is leading the nationwide industrial action. Nehawu... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
This court ruling means thousands of people are owed a share of £27mCourt today ruled that up-front employment tribunal fees are unlawful. The pot
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Court today ruled that up-front employment tribunal fees are unlawful. The potential for compensation payouts comes as trade union Unison won a “landmark” court victory against the Government over controversial fees for taking claims to an... Read more
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The Register
Slapping crap bosses just got cheaper: Supreme Court nixes tribunal feesfloodgates to hacked off employees (and ex-employees) across the country. In a
The Register / Posted yesterday
floodgates to hacked off employees (and ex-employees) across the country. In an application for judicial review brought by trade union Unison, the court unanimously found that the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 broke the law because it... Read more
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EuroNews
Dierk Hirschel: "Berlin is the capital of the working poor"Berlin is known as “the capital of precarious employment and the working poor”
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
Berlin is known as “the capital of precarious employment and the working poor” by some trade union representatives, including Dierk Hirschel, chief economist at ver.di, one of Germany’s biggest trade unions. “The problem we face in Germany is that... Read more
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EuroNews
Germany's "working poor"of the working poor” Back to Berlin, depicted as “the capital of precarious em
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
of the working poor” Back to Berlin, depicted as “the capital of precarious employment and the working poor” by some trade union representatives, including Dierk Hirschel, chief economist at one of Germany’s biggest trade unions,... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Lives lost at work marked by memorial in InvernessThe Dead – Fight For The Living – plus Gaelic wording. Its installation at Fri
The Inverness Courier / Posted yesterday
The Dead – Fight For The Living – plus Gaelic wording. Its installation at Friars Shott has been welcomed by retired trade unionist and construction worker Bill Anderson who had long campaigned for the memorial. “It is there in a place where... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Government's employment tribunal fees are 'illegal', Supreme Court rulesUnison, the UK's largest trade union, won the "landmark" victory after they arg
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Unison, the UK's largest trade union, won the "landmark" victory after they argued that the fees of up to £1,200 discriminated against workers. In their ruling, the court said: "A significant number of people have found the fees... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Supreme court rules Tory tribunal fees are unlawfulrepay fees already paid by workers pursuing employers for unfair dismissal, equ
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
repay fees already paid by workers pursuing employers for unfair dismissal, equal pay or discrimination and other issues. Trade union Unison took the government to court, arguing the charges are illegal and discriminatory. Their case was... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel during strikeSri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distri
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Sri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distribution crippled during a strike launched by trade unions who want to stop leases of oil tanks to India and China. Long lines have formed at gasoline stations across Sri... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel during strikeSri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distri
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Sri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distribution crippled during a strike launched by trade unions who want to stop leases of oil tanks to India and China. Long lines have formed at gasoline stations across Sri... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel during strikeSri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distri
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Sri Lanka's government deployed army troops on Wednesday to restore fuel distribution crippled during a strike launched by trade unions who want to stop leases of oil tanks to India and China. Long lines have formed at gasoline stations across Sri... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vavi on #SAFTU recruitment drivehis time and resources" to grow Saftu in Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp. In anot
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
his time and resources" to grow Saftu in Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp. In another development, two municipal workers trade unions affiliated to Saftu will be merged. '"The two unions will be forced to merge, we cannot have two unions in the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Talks underway to avert bus driver strike action between First Eastern Counties and Uniteconfirm that there will be no impact on our services whilst discussions take pl
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
confirm that there will be no impact on our services whilst discussions take place.” He added accusations members of the trade union had been dismissed for their involvement in the pay award are “categorically untrue”, saying: “No member of staff... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Talks underway to avert bus driver strike action between First Eastern Counties and Uniteconfirm that there will be no impact on our services whilst discussions take pl
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
confirm that there will be no impact on our services whilst discussions take place.” He added accusations members of the trade union had been dismissed for their involvement in the pay award are “categorically untrue”, saying: “No member of staff... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Reconciliation Law for Hotel Industryand rights. Collective agreements will usually be drafted as a result of colle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and rights. Collective agreements will usually be drafted as a result of collective bargaining between an employer and a trade union representing workers. This will help both parties to settle disputes before reaching court and to the attention... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Jamai Raja actors say makers didn’t pay them, producers cry extortionagainst third parties or act as a recovery agent. I have proceeded with a compl
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
against third parties or act as a recovery agent. I have proceeded with a complaint against CINTAA before the Registrar of Trade Union and am seeking its dissolution on the grounds that the activities of CINTAA is illegal.” “The allegations made... Read more
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The Manila Times
Workers ‘frustrated’ over failed promise on ‘endo’forms of short-term employment during his second State of the Nation Address (S
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
forms of short-term employment during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP), through spokesman Alan Tanjusay, on Tuesday said 25 to 30 million... Read more
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International Business Times
Beware the cult of Corbyn betraying everything you believe in were migrant workers. The usual fear factor was amplified for the worker toilin
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
were migrant workers. The usual fear factor was amplified for the worker toiling away in an unfamiliar country. As a young trade union organiser in Blackpool told me, the Polish workers he was trying to persuade to join the union were "scared". "I... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rail passenger survey - room for improvementforget that they have made real progress. The pace of modernisation has not be
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
forget that they have made real progress. The pace of modernisation has not been helped by the retrograde attitude of trade union bosses, who have regularly brought services on the Southern network to a standstill by strike action. Indeed, it... Read more
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