Trade Union

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ALP Reform Must Involve Unions

In a major speech  on Tuesday, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten set out a plan for Labor reform, to increase member participation and reduce the influence of unions over the party. It comes on the heels of increasingly furious attacks on trade unions and ... [Published New Matilda - 12 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

A leading trade union commends the private sector for hanging tough

Written by hotfmThe National Workers Union (NWU) has placed on national record its admiration and industrial respect for the twenty-seven (27) companies with which the union has had to conduct industrial negotiations over the past three (3) years.The ... [Published Hot FM St Lucia - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

SAPA - SPORT-SA-LD-QUOTAS.

SPORT-SA-LD-QUOTAS.Contributed by NAMPA / SAPA.I'M NOT IMPOSING QUOTAS: MBALULAA 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula said in Pretoria on Wednesday after meeting three minority groups."Talking ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Container terminal employees’ trade union formed

To coordinate the activities of trade unions operating in various container terminals and other logistics sectors, All India Container Terminal Employees Trade Union Council has been established.The Council was set up under the chairmanship of S.R. Kulkarni, ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

South Africa's Mining Industry: The Trade Union Perspective

Despite simmering unrest and strikes, South Africa’s mining industry has remained a vital part of the country’s economy. The sector, which contributes to a significant proportion of world production and reserves, has benefitted from rising commodity prices, ... [Published Chatham House - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Vavi: I have no time for revenge

CAPE TOWN - Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu)’s general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he has no time for vengeance as he tries to reunite the trade union federation.Vavi addressed a shop stewards council in Cape Town last night.He was suspended ... [Published Eye Witness News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

HIKE IN MINIMUM WAGE

Bolivia will raise the minimum wage by 20%, President Evo Morales announced just months ahead of the October elections.The minimum salary will go up from 1,200 bolivianos to 1,488 bolivianos (127 to 151 Euros), while there will be a 10% increase for those ... [Published Misna - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Union boss ridicules Shorten push

Labor leader Bill Shorten says it should no longer be compulsory for members of the party to join a union.A KEY union figure has warned those who believe Bill Shorten’s proposed party reforms will rid Labor of factional dominance are “living in a fool’s ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet to meet with trade union representatives ahead of the budget presentation

The Cabinet of Ministers and officials from the Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Social Security will meet with leaders of all trade union organizations and associations representing public sector workers on Friday, May 2, 2014. Prime Minister ... [Published Hot FM St Lucia - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Union leaders complain about misbehaviour

Leaders of newly formed trade unions complained about misbehaviour of the owners towards trade union leaders and members.They said they had to face verbal abuse and even threats of job termination before and after the formation of the trade union.They ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Council of Trade Unions takes action over forestry deaths

The Council of Trade Unions is taking action against two forestry companies over the deaths of workers. According to its President, Helen Kelly, they're looking into seeking legal justice for the deaths of Eramiha Pairama and Charles Finlay.A series of ... [Published Maori Television - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Attacks on Trade Unions - press release

Commenting after the debate on Motion 22, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union , said:“Trade unions ensure that we are all treated fairly and justly at work. They are a fundamental building ... [Published National Union of Teachers - Apr 22 2014]

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"It would mystify me why anyone that shares the Labor values, or the true Labor values, wouldn’t be a union member. I think the two are hand in glove. We need to remember that the Labor Party is the political wing of the union movement, so let’s [not] have any denial on that ... it would be natural for any worker that wants to participate in the Labor Party to be a union member.:"
"Headline inflation is moderate, but inflationary pressures are increasing and are expected to continue doing so over the next two years" said Wheeler, adding the hike was aimed at keeping future average inflation near the 2 percent mid-point of the 1-percent to 3-percent target range to...
"Economic liberalization has seen the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer in Mumbai. The institutions of governance work for the rich irrespective of which government is in power, and so they do not feel the need to cast their vote. The poor, for whom the government matters most, find themselves ignored by the government, and so increasingly do not feel the need to vote, particularly during a general election. Their engagement is more with municipal elections" said S Parasuraman, director of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Typical of these was columnist Philip Stephens writing in the Financial Times on 10 April: "I am beginning to fear that he [Cameron] will be remembered instead as the prime minister who watched Britain amble into break-up."

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The wrong way, an improvement, and the right way to do responsive design for union websites. In recent weeks, I’ve gotten a few requests for information about a survey LabourStart did a couple of years ago. It’s odd because we’ve not done anything ...
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China Strike at Nike, Adidas Factory Extends to... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Apr 21 2014]
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