Around the world, angry workers unite on May Day by Mehmet Guzel and Suzan Fraser The Associated Press Published May 1, 2013 07:05PM MDT ISTANBUL • Workers around the world united in anger during May Day rallies Wednesday — from fury in Europe over austerity measures that have cut wages, reduced benefits and eliminated many jobs altogether, to rage in Asia over relentlessly...
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BP employees at Grangemouth refinery will walk out for three days from Friday in dispute over pay and pensionsTanker drivers at an oil refinery will take industrial action from Friday in a dispute over pensions and pay. Unite said its members at Grangemouth, Scotland, will walk out for three days from Friday morning.The workers, employed by BP, will ban overtime from...
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Six months after the passage of Measure N - a ballot measure that required a living wage for hotel workers -- employees at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach and Hyatt The Pike Long Beach have elected to unionize with Unite Here Local 11, officials announced Monday.
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CIW members hope that soon all tomato pickers throughout the country will have greater rights and wages, and then all agricultural workers, with the establishment of an industry-wide standard. Read more: Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Food Justice, Labor, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Fast Food, Agriculture, Workers' Rights, Ciw, Racism, Impact News
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Jeffrey N. Young and Carol Garvan are attorneys for the workers’ rights law firm, McTeague Higbee in Topsham, Maine.Together they help all Maine workers - from hourly employees to executives - fight for their rights. They hope with this blog they can educate all of the workers of Maine about their rights on a number of different issues.
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ISTANBUL -- Workers around the world united in anger during May Day rallies Wednesday -- from fury in Europe over austerity measures that have cut wages, reduced benefits and eliminated many jobs alto
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In an outpouring of emotion, the crowd at a Boston Bruins ice hockey game unite to sing the US national anthem at the first game since the bomb attack at the city's marathon on Monday.
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Workers around the world united in anger during May Day rallies Wednesday _ from fury in Europe over years of austerity measures that have cut wages, reduced benefits and eliminated many jobs …
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Immigration reform is the latest hot topic in Washington, but in the debate, precious little has been said about protecting immigrant workers' right to organize. Earlier this month, my organization, along with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), went to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to protect that right....
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