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Labour Last Updated: Jan 31, 2016 - 8:04:49 AM


Labour
Strike Shuts Down Third-Biggest U.S. Port
According to some reports, longshore workers are fed up with the NY Waterfront Commision's refusal to hire full-time workers, excessive drug testing and outsourcing of work.

Jan 31, 2016 - 8:03:38 AM

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Private firm union membership down to 11%
The percentage of American wage and salary workers who belonged to a union was only 11.1 percent in 2015

Jan 30, 2016 - 10:08:47 AM

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Cosatu protests against new tax law
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members protested against a new law affecting their pensions, in Pietermaritzburg, on Friday.

Jan 30, 2016 - 10:01:29 AM

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MV Portland: Rallies Support Sacked Crew
Simultaneous rallies in Australia’s Melbourne and Sydney were held on January 27 in support of the sacked crew of the MV Portland. The Maritime Union of Australia is demanding an investigation into Alcoa’s actions after the American-based miner forcibly replaced the Australian seafarers with foreign workers.

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:37:32 AM

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Bernie Sanders and Unions Relationship Status: It Is Complicated
Many union members, both Democrats and independents, believe in the policies and the overall vision of an expanded New Deal that both the labor movement and Sanders have long promoted.

Jan 29, 2016 - 10:16:13 AM

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