National Union of Workers

Type: Organization
Name: National Union of Workers
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Voices from the Divest Movement I: Devastated Communities

No less than one hundred and sixty thousand hectares of land in Northern Columbia are treeless due to neighboring coal mines, Freddy Lozano from the Colombian National Union of Workers in the Coal Industry told me last weekend. In West Virginia, three-fourths ... [Published Harvard Political Review - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Unions delay industrial action decision

, 4 a.m. exitUNIONS will not make a decision on industrial action at Electrolux for another week at least, until the company confirms its position on pay rises.Australian Workers Union western region organiser Alan Haynes said the company cancelled meetings ... [Published Central Western Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Solomon Islands union rebuilds against all odds

-  The ITF will soon have a new affiliate from the Solomon Islands, as workers in the country set to rebuilding their union.The Solomon Islands National Union of Workers (SINUW) was the only private sector union in the country, and represented a number ... [Published All About Shipping - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

World in Brief: 16/04/2014

Nigeria bus bomb death toll rises to 75AUSTRALIA: Supermarket workers in Melbourne celebrated yesterday after a hard-fought industrial struggle won them a 10 per cent pay rise over three years, full-time jobs and safety improvements.The Super A-Mart staff ... [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Electrolux pay deal on ice as union demands 'sensible income'

, 4 a.m.Electrolux pay deal on ice as union demands 'sensible income'exitA STALEMATE over pay rises for 551 Electrolux workers has continued following a meeting between unions and the company on Thursday.Representatives from the Australian Manufacturing ... [Published Central Western Daily - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

ALP reform kicks unions while they’re down

Bill Shorten and other Labor leaders are reinforcing Tony Abbott's efforts to discredit unionism. As the government's royal commission into trade union governance and corruption opens, prominent figures in the ALP are working hard to distance the party ... [Published WA Today - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

A new low wage contract for Tony Abbott?

Media AlertThe Prime Minister, or at leastsomebody who looks remarkably like him, will today be presented with a low wagecontract by members of the National Union of Workers.The NUW members are travellingfrom Melbourne to Sydney to protest the decision ... [Published Medianet - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Equal pay ruling boost for young workers

SDA's full pay campaign.The campaign to win equal wages for young workers made a big gain last month, when the Fair Work Commission ruled that 20-year-old retail workers must be paid full wages.The ruling applies to workers with more than six months experience ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Super A-Mart dispute spreads beyond the picket line

Super A-Mart workers protest outside a Barbeques Galore store, owned by Super A Mart, in Ballarat, on April 1.The Super A-Mart workers in Somerton have now been locked out of their workplace for three weeks. Management has refused the workers’ demands ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Super A-Mart locks out workers

Workers called a strike on March 7, but were then locked out indefinitely by the company.Members of the National Union of Workers (NUW) employed at the Super A-Mart warehouse in Somerton have maintained a presence outside their workplace since being locked ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday/March 23, 2014

at 19:06 Time Topic9:00 Elections of a new head and members of Maqassed association, with the participation of its honorary president Tammam Salam.9:30 Haret Hreik locals celebrate Saint Joseph Day with the participation of lawmakers Alain Aoun, Hikmat ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 2 reports

Caterpillar Accused of Pressuring Temporary Workers

Australia's National Union of Workers accused Caterpillar Inc. of pressuring temporary workers to sign letters stating they don't want permanent jobs due to them. ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Feb 17 2014]

Quotes

"We do not trade wages or conditions for access and we never have. The one thing we don’t do is go to employers and threaten their business. I think that by working behind the scenes and talking to the key decision makers in the company we’re more likely to get a change of heart and a higher wages offer than by going public and bagging the company.”"
"We've been told we've got work until June 30 but after then it's up to whoever the new contractor is" they said

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Voices from the Divest Movement I: Devastated C... [Published Harvard Political Review - Apr 19 2014]
Unions delay industrial action decision [Published Central Western Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Solomon Islands union rebuilds against all odds [Published All About Shipping - Apr 17 2014]
World in Brief: 16/04/2014 [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 16 2014]
Venezuela: How the oligarchs were defeated ― re... [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 12 2014]
Electrolux pay deal on ice as union demands 'se... [Published Central Western Daily - Apr 11 2014]
ALP reform kicks unions while they’re down [Published WA Today - Apr 09 2014]
A new low wage contract for Tony Abbott? [Published Medianet - Apr 09 2014]
Super A-Mart dispute spreads beyond the picket ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 05 2014]
Equal pay ruling boost for young workers [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 05 2014]
Super A-Mart locks out workers [Published Green Left Weekly - Mar 21 2014]
Sunday/March 23, 2014 [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Mar 21 2014]
South Australian election minus three weeks [Published The Poll Bludger - Feb 23 2014]
Caterpillar Accused of Pressuring Temporary Wor... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Feb 17 2014]
Caterpillar Accused of Pressuring Temporary Wor... [Published WSJ.com: What's News US - Feb 17 2014]
Civvies ill at ease on job [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 21 2014]
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jan 18 2014]
Kellogg announces plant closures in Australia a... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Dec 21 2013]
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific [Published World Socialist Web Site - Nov 09 2013]
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