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Labour Last Updated: Apr 19, 2014 - 7:46:53 AM


Labour
Auto Parts Workers Strike for Recognition, Strategy Is to Shut Down Assembly Plant
The workers at Piston Automotive factory went on strike to prove that they wanted to join the United Auto Workers Union. After 8 hours, the company agreed to recognize the Union.

Apr 19, 2014 - 7:45:12 AM

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Yue Yuen Work Stoppage Continues
Tens of thousands of workers on Friday continued their work stoppage at the Yue Yuen shoe factory in Dongguan, one of the largest shoe manufacturers in the world, and a major supplier to companies like Adidas and Nike. In what has become one of the largest worker strikes in recent Chinese history, workers have maintained their resolve, demanding unpaid social insurance.

Apr 19, 2014 - 7:34:33 AM

Labour
Workers on the Edge
It is a common myth that the shift to precarious, irregular employment reflects either the structure of the new, digital economy or the preferences of workers themselves. But in reality, most contingent work is the result of efforts by employers to undermine wages, job protections and worker bargaining power.

Apr 9, 2014 - 11:04:41 AM

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Emails Show Sen. Corker's Chief of Staff Coordinated with Network of Anti-UAW Union Busters
After the union defeat, the UAW filed a case with the National Labor Relations Board charging that outside political interference by Corker and the state GOP leadership prevented workers from receiving a fair election.

Apr 5, 2014 - 9:01:20 AM

Labour
ITUWA Prepares to Fight for Every Job
April Fools’ Day was a sad day for the workers of the Ford Sollers factory in Vsevolozhsk in Russia. The company released a press release announcing 700 redundancies, and this is not a joke.

Apr 4, 2014 - 1:36:15 PM

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