||Last Updated: Sep 30, 2014 - 10:41:00 AM
ANC Cannot Heal Cosatu Divide
An ANC task team has pulled out all the stops in its attempts to heal the troubled trade union federation, but to no avail.
Sep 30, 2014 - 10:39:27 AM
Amazon Workers in Germany Strike for Better Pay
Some 2,000 German employees of Amazon, the internet retail giant, walked off their jobs this week at four sites - Bad Hersfeld, Graben, Leipzig and Rheinberg. The strike action was coordinated by Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (United Services Union), a Berlin trade union commonly known as Ver.di.
Sep 24, 2014 - 9:31:43 AM
Polish Miners Block Trains With Cheap Russian Coal
More than 200 Polish miners blocked trains carrying Russian coal at a border passage in northern Poland, to protest against the cheaper Russian coal being brought in at a time when local mines are struggling, mining union leaders said yesterday (23 September).
Sep 24, 2014 - 9:24:14 AM
Workers Launch Strike Against NNPC
Oil worker unions in Nigeria launched a strike on September 16 and the strike continued on into the next day. The strike is over a disagreement with the government over pensions and a lack of crude supplied to refineries.
Sep 20, 2014 - 9:36:19 AM
Sharing economy companies like Uber shift risk from corporations to workers, weaken labor protections, and drive down wages.
Sep 20, 2014 - 9:25:14 AM