Unions

OPINION: Pipeline isn’t in the ‘national interest’

As Canadian politicians scramble to respond to Kinder Morgan’s deadline of May 31 to clear perceived political obstacles to its proposed pipeline, …

Canada

Where the candidates stand: Cathy Glasson

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Where do the candidates stand on Iowa's most …

Worker's Rights

Half of kids experience trauma, new report says

Nearly half of children nationwide experience at least one traumatic event before they reach age 17.<p>That’s according to a recently released report …

Mental Health

Government warned against implementing public sector wage agreement

Johannesburg - The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) has warned government not to unilaterally implement the public sector wage agreement …

Worker's Rights

Ryanair's Irish union threatens with strike over working practices disagreement

Ryanair's Irish union is threatening with a pilot strike if the company does not agree to new working practices.<p>The union has given Ryanair until 24 …

Transportation (UK)

Alameda City Manager Keimach ends dispute and agrees to buyout package

Embattled Alameda City Manager <b>Jill Keimach</b>, who secretly taped conversations with two City Council members she felt were pressuring her to hire a …

San Francisco

Phil Murphy signs law expanding public worker union rights

Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed a bill strengthening the rights of public worker unions, which could face a big threat from a looming decision by …

New Jersey

South Africa’s Civil Servants to Get Above-Inflation Wage Increase

Unions representing South African civil servants and the government agreed to above-inflation increases for workers, the Public Service Coordinating …

South Africa

Hundreds gather to ask increased security, funding for Texas schools

A day after 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis allegedly killed 10 at Santa Fe High School, concerns over school safety and security were on the lips …

Education

Union Leader From LI Gets Jail For Threatening Business Owners

Roland Bedwell threatened business owners to hire his workers, and interfered in the work of those who didn't.<p>A Long Island union leader was …

Worker's Rights

As Kerala bids for investor-friendly image with new labour policy, mechanisation threatens jobs

Trade unions insist Left government must address workers’ fears, demand rehabilitation plan.<p>On Wednesday, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) …

India

The ban and after

Political will manifests best when a government takes decisions unpalatable to its core support base. The Pinarayi Vijayan government, which …

India News

How trade unions are gearing up for the fourth industrial revolution - 150 years after the first TUC meeting in Manchester

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live and work.<p>It will involve robotics, artificial …

United Kingdom

Charter School Fight Amps Up Race for California Governor

It’s an urgent question in California, where less than half of students meet standards in reading and math, and performance by children from poor …

Education

BREAKING: Public sector workers in some unions to get 6%-7% pay increase

The government and some public sector unions have reached an agreement, securing employees pay increases of 6% to 7% for 2018-19.<p>Although the deal …

Business (South Africa)

Oliverio addresses purported smear campaign by labor unions

About two dozen female supporters of Pierluigi Oliverio — among them San Jose Councilwoman Dev Davis — on Friday defended the candidate for Santa …

Roy Moore

Greens endorse union campaign to strengthen bargaining powers

The Greens leader, Richard Di Natale, has endorsed the unions’ campaign to strengthen their collective bargaining power in industrial relations laws at the minor party’s national conference on Saturday.<p>The decision to endorse the “Change the Rules” campaign of the Australian Council of Trade Unions …

Australian News

Sanders Slams US Inequality as Report Finds Nearly Half of Americans Can't Afford Basic Necessities

"Is that really the kind of society we want to be living in?" says Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)."Is that really the kind of society we want to be …

Liberal View

Here are the biggest Supreme Court decisions to watch out for over the next few weeks

The U.S. Supreme Court is entering the final weeks of its 2017-18 session, and with no more arguments left to be heard, it’s time for the court to …

Sexual Harassment

Concord Police Respond to Possible Suicide

Police were called to investigate a suspected suicide this week at the Kennedy Building in downtown Concord.<p>CONCORD, N.H. - Police were called to …

Worker's Rights

Tata Steel's Dutch employees throw spanner in Thyssenkrupp JV works

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Tata Steel's Dutch works council has called into question a timeframe for completing a joint venture between the Indian group and Thyssenkrupp by end-June, saying it may need more time to assess the deal, its president said.<p>"We expect to need at least two to three months to …

Tata Steel

With school canceled in run-up to vote, Venezuelans flock to beach

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Gym teacher Francisco Sanchez relaxed under an umbrella in his blue-and-white Speedo, as the light blue surf of the Caribbean sea crashed over a beach just outside Caracas.<p>Usually, 59-year-old Sanchez would be at a parochial school in chaotic Caracas - but the …

Venezuela

Follow California’s blueprint to abolish exploitation in the UK’s gig economy

The recent fate of Deliveroo riders redoubles the need for legislative reform to extend a layer of protection to workers who are being exploited at the bottom of the labour market (Gig economy union seeks to crowdfund fight against delivery firm, 17 May).<p>The existing law enables companies to …

Business

Labor Unions Exposed as 'ATM for the Democratic Party' — Here's How Much They've Spent on Liberal Causes

New research from the Center for Union Facts (CUF) — what the organization calls “the most comprehensive analysis of union advocacy spending ever …

Middle-class

[LISTEN] Employer intimidation preventing farmworkers from unionising

<b>On Friday, 18 May 2018 Political Analysis South Africa’s Thando Maeko spoke to Job Dliso, who is the North West Provincial Secretary for the …

South Africa

100 mass organisations to hold protest in state capitals against Modi government on May 23

Over 100 mass organisations will hold marches in all state capitals on May 23 to protest against the “anti-people” policies being pursued by the …

India

Canberra union official wins payout over TURC arrest

Canberra construction union official John Lomax has won an undisclosed payout from the Federal Police over his arrest during the union's royal …

Australia

Stoke City arrange pre-season friendly in Germany

German club announces fixture against Stoke

Soccer

Brexit: Senior Unionists from Northern Ireland ‘ready to talk’ to Dublin about possible unification

The thorny question of the Irish border after Brexit was on the agenda when the Prime Minister met the Irish Taoiseach at a summit today. Mr Varadkar …

Ireland

Trade unions take action to ensure a just transition

As climate change has increasingly tangible effects, also impacting the working environment, trade unions in Europe have signalled their intention to …

Worker's Rights