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EveningTimes Online
Labour leadership rivals Sarwar and Leonard go head to head in Glasgownotion of coalitions with other parties stating the only coalition he was inter
EveningTimes Online / Posted an hour ago
notion of coalitions with other parties stating the only coalition he was interested in was between Labour Party and the trade union movement. Mr Sarwar said he was “scunnered” by the poverty an inequality in Glasgow and said he was not willing... Read more
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Herald.ie
'Furious' female RTE staff demand meeting over gender pay gapWashington correspondent Caitriona Perry and political correspondent Martina Fi
Herald.ie / Posted 2 hours ago
Washington correspondent Caitriona Perry and political correspondent Martina Fitzgerald, have sent a letter to the Trade Union Group seeking a meeting of all staff either this week or next. Others signatories include presenter Blathnaid Ni... Read more
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Thame Gazette
One in five jobs in South Oxfordshire pays below Living Wagelarge female workforces, such as care services, retail and hospitality, to give
Thame Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
large female workforces, such as care services, retail and hospitality, to give their staff fairer pay. “The Government’s Trade Union Bill will make it even harder for people to get fair wages. It will shift the balance of power in the workplace... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Gayaal for Wellington CentralWe totally refuse this racist divide-and-rule strategy.“Migrants must be welcom
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
We totally refuse this racist divide-and-rule strategy.“Migrants must be welcomed into the country, and into the trade union movement, to combine with other workers and fight for better conditions.“Too much of the broad left approaches... Read more
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Scotsman
Trade unions look to younger workers to boost declining membershipTrade union membership across Scotland and the rest of the UK may be in long-te
Scotsman / Posted 12 hours ago
Trade union membership across Scotland and the rest of the UK may be in long-term decline, but organisers believe growing interest among younger employees offers the movement a strong future. The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) is buoyed by a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Num Is Worried About Retrenchments At Impala Platinum in Rustenburgof the MPRDA 2002, which states the following: "The holder of a mining right mu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
of the MPRDA 2002, which states the following: "The holder of a mining right must, after consultation with any registered trade union or affected employees or their nominated representatives where there is no such trade union, notify the Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China's Presence in Africa - a Curse or Blessing?serving as conduits for the massive importation of Chinese products into Ghana.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
serving as conduits for the massive importation of Chinese products into Ghana. A Research Consultant with the Ghana Trade Union Congress (GTUC), Kwabena Nyarko Otoo, sometime ago remarked that Chinese investors deliberately register as... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Czeslaw Milosz: Poet Laureate of Freedomfinally freed itself from the shackles of communist control –Lech Walesa, the l
Acton Commentary / Posted 14 hours ago
finally freed itself from the shackles of communist control –Lech Walesa, the leader of Solidarity, the Soviet bloc’s first trade union, was arrested on more than one occasion. In one instance his “crime” was possession of a copy of Polish exile... Read more
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Business Standard India
British trade unions call for job reassurance in Thyssenkrupp-Tata dealBritain and its trade unions called on Wednesday for Germany's Thyssenkrupp and
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
Britain and its trade unions called on Wednesday for Germany's Thyssenkrupp and India's Tata Steel to keep previous commitments to safeguard Welsh jobs when they merge their European steel operations. The fate of Tata's British businesses, including... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Wages can go up, but not in all sectors, says Dutch employers' chiefboth and prime minister Mark Rutte have both indicated that they consider the t
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 hours ago
both and prime minister Mark Rutte have both indicated that they consider the time is right for pay rises and the FNV trade union federation said last weekend it is aiming for an average 3.5% rise in the coming pay negotiation round. A wage... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 Hanjin unions set certification electionand Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) and leaders of the workers’ union Alya
The Manila Times / Posted 15 hours ago
and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) and leaders of the workers’ union Alyansa ng Manggagawang Organisadong Pilipino-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (AMAPO- TUCP) have agreed on a venue for the conduct of a certification election of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Bury Times
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Bury Times / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Gazette
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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guardian-series
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
guardian-series / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Harrow Times
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Harrow Times / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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This is West Country
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
This is West Country / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Gazette News
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Gazette News / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Bolton News
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Bolton News / Posted 15 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
EveningTimes Online / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Birmingham bin strike suspended after union wins High Court battleThe long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union lea
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
The long-running Birmingham bin strike has been suspended after trade union leaders won a High Court battle over council redundancy notices. Unite said it had agreed to call off industrial action by bin workers for the time being, pending a trial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Factional Labour Union Suspends Strikethe government to recognise the group violates the constitution of Nigeria whic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
the government to recognise the group violates the constitution of Nigeria which guarantees freedom of association, and the Trade Union Act. It said that government had thus excluded the congress, which has over 20 registered trade unions, from its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Terror Laws Brand Journalists As Terroristseven if they are true." Cameroon's anti-terror law is a powerful tool of fear,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
even if they are true." Cameroon's anti-terror law is a powerful tool of fear, according to opposition parties, the media, trade unions, and civil society and human rights organizations. The law's provisions are criticized as overly broad with easy... Read more
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birminghammail
City council watchdog panel demands urgent senior appointmentsofficials, ignoring legal advice and failing to secure the formal backing of hi
birminghammail / Posted 17 hours ago
officials, ignoring legal advice and failing to secure the formal backing of his cabinet when he announced a deal with trade union Unite to end the strike last month.Read More The blurring of roles between elected councillors and full-time... Read more
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heraldscotland
Anas Sarwar says family business doesn't pay real living wage because it's only voluntarycentrist millionaire MSP brings to the leadership race, in which he is pitted a
heraldscotland / Posted 18 hours ago
centrist millionaire MSP brings to the leadership race, in which he is pitted against left-winger Richard Leonard, a former trade union official. Mr Sarwar, 34, has been under fire for more than a week over employment practices at United Wholesale... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Begins Payment of N290 Billion Promotion ArrearsCommission, National Library of Nigeria, Office of the Accountant-General of th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Commission, National Library of Nigeria, Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation etc. "As a responsible trade union, we have to suspend the strike since payment has started and we commend the government for kick-starting the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch jobs to go as Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp plan mergeremploys 11,000 people, of whom 9,000 are based in IJmuiden. It is unclear how m
DutchNews.nl / Posted 20 hours ago
employs 11,000 people, of whom 9,000 are based in IJmuiden. It is unclear how many Dutch jobs will go, but the FNV trade union expects the bulk of the Tata Steel jobs will go in the Netherlands. ‘The British operation has already been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Workers Run to Court Over NSSF ControlKampala — Workers under their umbrella National Organisation of Trade Unions (N
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Kampala — Workers under their umbrella National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) have petitioned the High Court in Kampala to have their savings with the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) shifted back to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and... Read more
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International Business Times
Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker two and is thus much better position to cope with the structural challenges in
International Business Times / Posted 20 hours ago
two and is thus much better position to cope with the structural challenges in the European steel industry." The National Trade Union Steel Coordinating Committee cautiously welcomed the announcement, saying it recognised the industrial logic of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Trade Union fear over more than 100 council jobs vital for fighting city grimeGLASGOW'S fight against waste could be going in reverse if more than 130 job co
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 hours ago
GLASGOW'S fight against waste could be going in reverse if more than 130 job contracts are not extended, according to a trade union. The trade union argues that workers in Land and Environmental Services (LES) are exposed to "Dickensian conditions"... Read more
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BBC News
Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel mergereffect in the joint venture that we would not have had to adopt on our own," he
BBC News / Posted 21 hours ago
effect in the joint venture that we would not have had to adopt on our own," he said. Roy Rickhuss, chair of the National Trade Union Steel Co-ordinating Committee, said: "The steel trade unions cautiously welcome this news and recognise the... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, September 20, 2017of any substance or meaningful sympathy for fellow public servants struggling t
walesonline / Posted 21 hours ago
of any substance or meaningful sympathy for fellow public servants struggling to stay afloat under Tory rule. Should the trade union movement make preparations to organise a general strike? Absolutely. And I will happily stand with those workers... Read more
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Bolton News
Campaign to save much loved nursery from being axedat Harvey Nursery are said to be heartbroken after learning the popular early y
Bolton News / Posted 23 hours ago
at Harvey Nursery are said to be heartbroken after learning the popular early years childcare could be axed as a trade union prepares to fight the controversial proposal put forward last week. Trade union Unison said their members at... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Trade union's concern over more than 100 council jobs 'vital' for keeping the city cleanGLASGOW'S fight against waste could be going in reverse if more than 130 job co
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
GLASGOW'S fight against waste could be going in reverse if more than 130 job contracts are not extended, according to a trade union. The trade union argues that workers in Land and Environmental Services (LES) are exposed to "Dickensian conditions"... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Chairman mum on PM’s talk of Port corruptionbe as candid as possible and I will do no different to what I did before.” Pre
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
be as candid as possible and I will do no different to what I did before.” President of the Seamen and Waterfront Workers Trade Union (SWWTU) Michael Annisette said Rowley needed to identify who is to blame for the Port not being ready for vessels... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Nenshi's campaign accepted illegal donation from outside Alberta, says rival ChabotLocal Authorities Election Act states: "No prohibited organization, person norm
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Local Authorities Election Act states: "No prohibited organization, person normally resident outside Alberta or trade union or employee organization other than a trade union or employee organization as defined in this Part shall make any... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Socialist Equality Group statement on the electiona desperate manoeuver to stave off electoral disaster. A significant section of
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
a desperate manoeuver to stave off electoral disaster. A significant section of the corporate media, along with the trade unions and pseudo-left groups, have swung behind Ardern and are now frantically promoting Labour. Within little more... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National Association of Headteachers Launch Ideagen EasySite(NAHT) is to launch a new website during its 120-year anniversary using softwar
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
(NAHT) is to launch a new website during its 120-year anniversary using software from Ideagen.NAHT, which is both a trade union and professional association for school leaders in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, will redesign its current... Read more
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Daily Record
Central Scotland MSP Richard Leonard launches Scottish Labour leader campaignout of a belief that we need radical change if we are going to build a fairer s
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
out of a belief that we need radical change if we are going to build a fairer society, and refined from my experience as a trade union organiser. “Sometimes holding these ideas has been quite unfashionable, but we’re seeing with the difference... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SACP-Cosatu Bilateral StatementThe South African Communist Party (SACP) and Congress of South African Trade Un
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The South African Communist Party (SACP) and Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) held a bilateral session today, 18 September 2017. The strategic meeting was attended by the national officials and office bearers of the two working class... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Jeepney drivers bat for P2 fare hike to offset oil price increasesCentral Luzon (Region 3), Calabarzon (Region 4a), and Mimaropa (Region 4b). Th
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Central Luzon (Region 3), Calabarzon (Region 4a), and Mimaropa (Region 4b). The labor group Alliance of Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines said it would not object the P2 fare petition because it would go through the process... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Hundreds 'stand strong' alongside threatened probation officers in Belfastwas held outside the Probation Board's Belfast headquarters and included probat
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
was held outside the Probation Board's Belfast headquarters and included probation staff as well as representatives of the trade union Nipsa. Politicians were also in attendance, including Stephen Farry, David Ford and Stewart Dickson of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hundreds 'stand strong' alongside threatened probation officers in Belfastwas held outside the Probation Board's Belfast headquarters and included probat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
was held outside the Probation Board's Belfast headquarters and included probation staff as well as representatives of the trade union Nipsa. Politicians were also in attendance, including Stephen Farry, David Ford and Stewart Dickson of the... Read more
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