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Thomas Cook air crews plan to go on strike over 'dangerous' cuts to their break

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
... listen to cabin crew and start to negotiate meaningfully with Unite. Otherwise, it's work until you drop, no matter what the cost, ethos will harm passenger safety and customer service.

Marshalls drivers begin vote on strike action in overtime pay row

Huddersfield Examiner - ‎May 5, 2016‎
A war of words has broken out as drivers at Elland-based paving products group Marshalls plc begin voting on industrial action. A total of 110 drivers, members of Unite, the country's largest union, are voting on whether to take strike action or ...
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Unions meet with Wood Group over pay offer

Energy Voice - ‎7 hours ago‎
The talks, which involved representatives from Unite and GMB, came a day after Wood Group PSN announced a three-year extension to their Shell contract securing 500 jobs.

Angry union calls on Argos drivers for strike vote over transfer to Eddie Stobart

The Loadstar - ‎8 hours ago‎
Eddie Stobart Ltd (ESL) is on the brink of an outsourcing row with UK union Unite over retailer Argos's plans to transfer 96 drivers to ESL next month.
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Management team's Tata Steel proposals could threaten 1000 jobs - ‎7 hours ago‎
Excalibur Steel UK Limited said its proposals were founded on an approach that "re-engineers" the existing organisational arrangements.

Unite wins delay to blacklisting High Court case - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Union Unite, the 'last man standing' of four blacklisting victims groups pursuing contractors for compensation in the High Court, has succeeded in an emergency request to put back the start of the full hearing.

United Europe 'an illusion': Top 3 EU politicians paint grim picture of bloc's future

RT - ‎10 hours ago‎
European Union President Donald Tusk, the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament were all scathing of government leaders across the EU, due to their inability to compromise and ...
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Workers lose ground as casinos struggle

Cherry Hill Courier Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
The city's main casino workers union has begun what will likely be its toughest contract negotiations in nearly four decades, with the casinos just beginning to get back on their feet and the city itself teetering on the brink of bankruptcy and a state ...
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Is TTIP a threat or an opportunity?

New Statesman - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Barack Obama made it abundantly clear during his visit to the UK that if Britain left the European Union then it would be quite some time before we would be able to negotiate a trade deal with the United States. All the more reason to examine carefully ...
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NH delegate of Trump: 'He's a sociopath'

The Union Leader - ‎4 hours ago‎
RNC Committeewoman Juliana Bergeron speaks with Donald Trump's NH state co-chairman Steve Stepanek, and fellow Trump delegate Daniel Tamburello, right.

Canadian Perspectives 2016: Preparing for the next stage of struggle

In Defense of Marxism - ‎6 hours ago‎
This amounts to a paltry 0.07 per cent of the Canadian population and only appears generous because the NDP and unions have failed to wage a genuine internationalist “Refugees Welcome” campaign.

The Tory Party has a racism problem

Morning Star Online - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Britain's biggest union Unite, which helped compile the research based on media reports going back to 1989, argued that even the most disgusting comments have rarely resulted in serious action.

2 Big Labor Unions Share Efforts to Gain Power and Scale

New York Times - ‎22 hours ago‎
The purpose of the new arrangement, said Mary Kay Henry, left, the Service Employees International Union president, was to “unite the power of our organizations at every level to deal with the unprecedented attack on working people and growing ...
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UK Government moves to ensure staff receive tips in full

STV News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
PA. The government has announced plans to ensure staff receive tips left by customers in bars and restaurants. Business secretary Sajid Javid proposed the move after a campaign by the union Unite complained some companies were counting tips as part of ...

Unite intervention sees blacklist trial adjourned

Scottish Construction Now - ‎May 5, 2016‎
But 90 construction workers represented by Unite were due to start their hearing next week. The case has now been adjourned until June.

Charity looks to help young into creative and digital industries

Yorkshire Post - ‎May 5, 2016‎
This year's awards will see a new sponsor come on board, with the Journalists' Charity joining the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), SAXOPRINT, St Bride Foundation, John Crosfield Foundation, Unite the Union GPM & IT Sector, and The Book ...

AFSCME, SEIU considering merger

Politico - ‎8 hours ago‎
“The purpose of the new arrangement, said Mary Kay Henry, the Service Employees International Union president, was to 'unite the power of our organizations at every level to deal with the unprecedented attack on working people and growing inequality in ...

Honda staff treated unfairly, claims union

Swindon Advertiser - ‎May 4, 2016‎
STAFF at Honda are not being treated fairly and the attitude of the company needs to improve, a union has claimed. Unite, Britain's largest union, has told the car manufacturer based in Swindon it is 'treating employees with contempt' and risks a total ...

Speech by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the Kosovo Assembly

EU News - ‎May 5, 2016‎
First of all let me thank you very much for the honour you give me in allowing me to address you in this Parliament. I'm honoured and proud.