Trade Union

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Name: Trade Union
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China union to mediate shoe factory strike involving 40,000 workers

More than 40,000 Chinese workers went on strike this week against the world's largest manufacturer of athletic shoes, which supplies companies such as Adidas and Nike. A government trade union said it would mediate the labor conflict.Production was shut ... [Published Cargo Business News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

U of T faculty consider option to unionize

Faculty and librarians at the University of Toronto are divided over the possibility that they could become unionized employees if current talks to reform the negotiation process fail.The institution is one of a handful of research universities in Canada ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Clydebank TUC tells activists to mobilise against cuts

A People’s Assembly group set up by Clydebank TUC has issued a call to local trade union and community activists to mobilise against austerity and welfare cuts.Clydebank TUC secretary Tom Morrison told the Star yesterday: “We’re organising a People’s ... [Published Morning Star Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Garda to get union status?

The council of Europe are to rule that Ireland is breaching international law by preventing the Garda from getting union representation.It is an interesting situation and certainly opens up a few interesting scenarios considering the frenzy when the blue ... [Published Politics.ie - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Trade union wants wage hike for tea garden workers

Bangladesh Trade Union Sangha Sylhet district unit yesterday in a meeting demanded increments to the daily wages of tea garden workers.Sources said the tea workers under the banner of the union had joined a meeting in the court area of the district at ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 8 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Trade Union sustains SAR 12.7 mln losses before Zakah in Q1

Trade Union Cooperative Insurance Co. released today interim financialresults for the fiscal period ending on March 31, 2014 .The company reported SAR 12,717,091 losses before Zakah in Q1-14, against SAR4,242,720 earnings in the year-ago period.;All Rights ... [Published 4 Traders - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Remembrance event

TRADE union chiefs in Hartlepool are urging the local community to get involved in a remembrance event in the town on Workers’ Memorial Day. ... [Published Hartlepool Mail - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Driffield bus depot to close on May 31

East Yorkshire Motor Services has confirmed that its depot at Driffield will close after services finish on Saturday 31 May.At the end of February the Company announced its proposal to close the depot to save overhead costs following big cuts in the money ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 19 2014]
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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

China factory strike intensifies

BEIJING — Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world’s largest maker of athletic shoes. A government trade union said it would mediate ... [Published Pueblo Chieftain Online - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Trade union pressure forces change in Uganda pensions

Pressure from labour organisations has forced the Ugandan government to make concessions that will see only partial liberalisation of the pensions sector. Partial liberalisation will shield the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) from competition, as ... [Published East African - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Empowering lay structures

The NUT turn towards an organising model and away from ‘partnership’ and ‘servicing’ has made the union stronger, says CHRISTINE BLOWERThe Germ is spreading — an infection that is a threat to teachers, students and the notion of a progressive education ... [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Ireland breaking law by denying Garda unions

A landmark European decision is expected to rule that Ireland is breaching international laws by denying gardaí the right to form a trade union.The Council of Europe ruling, due to be made public on May 17, will put pressure on the Government to grant ... [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 19 2014]

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"We also suggested that the nation’s four refineries should be stand-alone entities independent of the proposed National Oil Company (NOC).The NOCs will hold the government shares. The management of each refining company should be autonomous and fully responsible for its success and failure,” he emphasised."
"This means that the police representative associations are kept out of the overall national negotiations that Ictu conduct on behalf of their members, such as those on salaries in the publicpublic service."
"It is important for Numsa CC, including the nine unions who are working with us, to be categorical. The door of the stable is open and the horses have bolted. We can’t tamper with the formation of a movement for socialism. Workers and their trade unions like Numsa, which remains a trade union while being a catalyst for a movement for socialism, need a working class party. This cannot be postponed any longer" the document says
A spokesman for University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, said: "This employment tribunal relates to events that occurred more than seven years ago at the now dissolved higher education corporation Swansea Metropolitan University and several years before its merger with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. We are very disappointed that this case has been brought against the university, particularly as it does not have the backing of the claimants' trade union. However, it would be inappropriate to comment further while tribunal proceedings are in progress."

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The Ludlow Centenary [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 16 2014]
Next week will mark the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre . While it seems like a long time ago, in the New Gilded Age, it remains disturbingly relevant because the conditions that created such horrors in 1914 are returning to the United ...
Keir Hardie and the Labour Party of today [Published Green (Living) Review - Apr 15 2014]
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Keir Hardie was a socialist of the old school and founder of the Labour Party, however not of the kind that we know today and this can be seen from address of his below. “I shall not weary you by repeating the ...
ITF signs memorandum of understanding with ACFTU [Published Scoop NZ - World - Apr 15 2014]
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the ACFTU, the All China Federation of Trade Unions, that commits both organisations to a process of dialogue and information sharing. ...
Unite Annual Report Mocks Ed’s “Sei... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 14 2014]
In February Ed Miliband promised “ seismic changes ” to Labour’s relationship with the trade unions, vowing that reforming the unions’ grip on the party would be “bigger than Clause IV“. Red Len’s baby mama Jennie Formby, Unite’s meritocratic political ...
'Bolshevik' Labour Leader 'Not Enough' For Unio... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 14 2014]
A far left Union Boss is determined to create a new political party that would be the "UKIP of the Left", according to the Sun . Hardline Unite boss, Len McCluskey, is attempting to recruit Labour MPs to join a new "workers’ party" committed to high ...
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