Workers' Union

Type: Organization
Name: Workers' Union
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 2 reports

UAW To Form New Union At Volkswagen's Tennessee Plant

After a months-long battle in which unionization at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tenn. plant seemed all but dead[1], the United Auto Workers union is apparently announcing the creation of a local union chapter there — and VW is expected to commit to working ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

UAW Creating Non Recognized Union For Chattanooga VW Plant

The United Auto Workers union will announce today that's it's forming a union local in Chattanooga to represent employees at the Volkswagen plant. Participation will be voluntary, and there will be no formal recognition of the union by the German automaker ... [Published Autospies - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Workers Union asks if PETA footage of shearers mistreating sheep may have been set up

The Australian Workers Union (AWU) has questioned whether a video showing shearers violently handling sheep in sheds across South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, was staged.The AWU says it's disgusted by the footage obtained by the animal rights ... [Published ABC Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

ICU says reintroduction of 17.5% VAT on banks will erode purchasing power of workers

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union, ICU, Ghana, has called on government not to re-introduce the 17.5% VAT charges imposed on core and non-core banking services.In a letter copied to the Minister of Finance, the ICU said the law should be abrogated ... [Published Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Unqualified candidate

Higher ethical standards are required of an education minister because he or she is ultimately responsible for guiding young students in the right direction regarding their studies. Given this, Kim Myung-soo, President Park Geun-hye's pick to become education ... [Published Korea Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Morrison quits as NWU president; taking union to court

VETERAN trade unionist Vincent Morrison resigned Tuesday as president of the National Workers Union (NWU), five months after he was booted as its island supervisor. ... [Published Jamaica Observer - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

New NWF report on Atlantic offshore wind power

The Atlantic Ocean is one of the best attainable renewable energy resources in the United States with the potential to create local jobs while reducing global warming pollution.As the federal government continues to designate offshore wind leasing areas, ... [Published Windpower Engineering Development - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Accra, July 9, GNA – Dr Alfred Tia Sugri, Deputy Minister of Health (MOH), says West African countries should alloca...

Accra, July 9, GNA – Dr Alfred Tia Sugri, Deputy Minister of Health (MOH), says West African countries should allocate up to 15 per cent of their budgetary funds to the health sector as stipulated in the ECOWAS Commission.“There is the need to train more ... [Published Ghana News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Liberia: Nimba Protest Is War Mongering - United Workers Union

The United Workers Union of Liberia or UWUL has strongly condemned the violence, looting and destruction at Arcelor Mittal Liberia by aggrieved employees and community dwellers in Nimba County, terming the situation as "War Mongering." ... [Published Liberia News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Local beer shortages loom

Delta Beverages Limited has written to the minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Nicholas Goche, pleading with government to stop a pending national strike in a fortnight that will cripple the country's largest brewery's operations and result in local ... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Railways workers threaten strike over poor welfare

The Nigeria Railway Workers Union has threatened to go on strike if the management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation fails to meet its demands.A 21-day ultimatum is said to have been issued on June 30, 2014, when the union made its demands through a ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The National Workers’ Union of Saint Lucia calls for the release of the “Five”

SAINT LUCIA, June 25th, 2014. The National Workers’ Union of Saint Lucia is calling once more for the release of the Five, by sending a new Statement in which the Union asks President Obama to make use of his presidential prerogatives in order to grant ... [Published Cubaminrex - Jul 09 2014]

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...said VW and Tennessee officials have had some "very productive meetings" on getting the German automaker to locate the new SUV at the Chattanooga. "Ultimately, I believe we're going to have a very good outcome" Corker said
"We are protesting against the low pay, insecurity and exploitation of workers taking place across the fast foodfood industry. McDonald's made £3.3bn profit worldwide last year, yet their workers endure poverty pay and zero-hour contracts. Fast food workers in the USA have shown that companies will only concede wage increases under pressure. We are recruiting fast food workers to the BFAWU and holding this protest in order to help build a mass movement which will force an end to zero-hour contracts and ensure a living wage for all."
"The election was so close, we don't feel it's right to turn our backs on these workers" Casteel said
...are treated equally as migrant agriculture workers and that their rights as workers are upheld," says UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema. "Where government has failed, we have succeeded. Unionization is still the only effective method to protect the rights of agriculture workers."

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Union official: Local coming for Volkswagen plant [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 2 hours ago]
UAW: Union Local Coming to Tenn. Volkswagen Plant [Published Austin American Statesman - 3 hours ago]
ICU says reintroduction of 17.5% VAT on banks w... [Published Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 3 hours ago]
Breaking: UAW To Form New Union At Volkswagen's... [Published Jalopnik - 4 hours ago]
UFCW Canada Calls on Mexican Government to Stop... [Published The CW11 - 4 hours ago]
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UPDATE: Volkswagen and UAW to hold joint news c... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - 4 hours ago]
Metrorail shines light on station safe... [Published IOL - 4 hours ago]
Rescind 17.5% VAT On Banking Services [Published Modern Ghana - 4 hours ago]
KCM workers fight back to end exploitation by ... [Published Lusaka Times - 5 hours ago]
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Bayan, Gabriela complain of harassment by ‘stat... [Published Minda News - 6 hours ago]
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Unqualified candidate [Published Korea Times - 8 hours ago]
UG College of Health Sciences TEWU to strike today [Published Citifmonline - 9 hours ago]
Impeachment: Finally, Adamawa panel secures office [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 11 hours ago]
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UFCW Canada Calls on Mexican Government to Stop... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 4 hours ago]
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO--(Marketwired - July 10, 2014) - Canada's leading union for migrant workers has filed a formal complaint with the Mexican Human Rights Commission on behalf of women agriculture workers. UFCW Canada (United Food and Commercial Workers ...
Re: [tt] Telegraph: Thomas Piketty's bestsellin... [Published TranshumanTech - 19 hours ago]
Thank you, James. As it happens (and maybe because you were the source), Ialready read it. This is standard Public Choice theory, i.e., concentratedbenefits and diffused costs. But note that "mass-based interest groups"are represented, along with "business-based ...
Industry Critics: UC Berkeley Playing Host to U... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 09 2014]
A coalition of foundations and union front groups is funding an academic post at the University of California at Berkeley for a prominent labor activist, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon . Saru Jayaraman, executive director ...
Liberia: Nimba Protest Is War Mongering - Unite... [Published Liberia News - Jul 09 2014]
The United Workers Union of Liberia or UWUL has strongly condemned the violence, looting and destruction at Arcelor Mittal Liberia by aggrieved employees and community dwellers in Nimba County, terming the situation as "War Mongering." ...
Paraguay: Floods Displace Lives and Dreams in P... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 05 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Paraguay By Natalia Ruiz Diaz ASUNCIÓN, Jul 3 2014 (IPS) - The worst floods in the history of Paraguay have forced 300,000 people to flee their homes. Asunción, the most affected area, and other urban and rural areas ...
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