Archive News August 2011
On September 2, Daniel Urai, General Secretary of the IUF-affiliated
Fijian National Union of Hospitality Catering and Tourism Industries
Employees (NUHCTIE) and union organiser Nitin Goundra will go... more
Human Right Watch says workers on wine and fruit farms face exposure to pesticides and are blocked from forming labour unions. The reports also says these workers are some of... more
What- Claiming Our Future’s first youth event.
A screening of the film Inside Job followed by a discussion.
Where- Wood Quay Venue
When- Wednesday 31st of August 6pm-9.30pm
Why- To look to... more
The Government has dropped a proposal to allow employers to derogate from Employment Regulation Orders (EROs) by negotiating collective agreements, pending a resolution to the wider question of collective bargaining... more
On behalf of the recently established “Enough” Campaign, I am writing to you/your organisation to invite you to a meeting on Monday Sept 5th at 6.30pm in... more
In 48 hours, the UN Security Council will meet again to discuss Palestine's bid to become the 194th country.
Already 700,000 of us have joined the campaign. But we need... more
This year the IPSC Sponsored Hill Walk will take place on Saturday 3rd September 2011. We will be setting off from Laughanstown, Co. Dublin at 11.30am and finishing up with... more
60 employees of the Boathouse Restaurant in New York’s Central Park have walked off their jobs and were joined on the picket line by 37 of their co-workers who were... more
Workers at six New York City-area H&M stores, owned by a
Sweden-based clothing retailer, won a two-month
union-organizing campaign after their employer didn’t
demand a secret-ballot election.more
New York Times Article
Five months after Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin pushed through a law stripping public unions of their bargaining rights, the Republican Party has paid a price.... more
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