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Crown Dispute Dogs Carnival CEO At Shareholders’ Meeting

Carnival Corporation’s annual shareholders meeting was overshadowed by concerns over CEO Arnold Donald’s role in the long running strike at Crown Holdings in Toronto. Confronted with repeated questions from shareholders, Donald was forced to address his role in an eight-month … Continue reading

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Protestors say Rio Tinto ‘to blame’ for mine deaths

At a London event organised by the global union federation IndustriALL union members and protestors from around the world demonstrated against giant mining and metals company Rio Tinto this week over in health and safety violations which lead to the deaths of 41 people … Continue reading

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BBC News – Complain About Biased Reporting On Violence In Venezuela

On April 9th ‘BBC News At 10′ on BBC 1 carried a report on the current situation in Venezuela, which has also been posted online and used elsewhere . You can see the report by clicking on the link below: … Continue reading

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Republican Politicians Violated VW Workers’ Rights

What happened in Chattanooga is starting to become much clearer, thanks to some excellent investigative journalism by Phil Williams of WTVF-TV in Nashville. And what happened could have far-reaching implications beyond Chattanooga. Williams reported on Monday that he obtained confidential documents that … Continue reading

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Workers Uniting Calls For Higher Labor Standards In US-EU Trade Agreement

Workers Uniting the global union created in 2008 by Unite in the UK and Ireland and the United Steelworkers in the USA and Canada say they will oppose the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal if Labour standards in … Continue reading

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Unite NHS Demo – National Officer Rachael Maskell

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Budget 2014: The government is sitting on its hands instead of supporting British industry

You could be forgiven that because of George Osborne’s ‘march of the makers’ we are well on the way to manufacturing nirvana. Yet it’s only the automotive sector that seems to have the mileage. In the budget on Wednesday the … Continue reading

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Unite’s Len McCluskey On Manufacturing, German Engineering, Europe, Collective Bargaining, Labour and Liverpool FC

Republished from The House Magazine; Words: Paul Waugh; Photos: Paul Heartfield. The Reds are back, and Len McCluskey is delighted. In fact, by May 2015 they could come out on top. “If Liverpool could sort their defence out, perhaps next season we … Continue reading

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FAQ’s : What is really going on in Venezuela?

By the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign In recent weeks, a wave of violence has left 13 dead and 150 injured in Venezuela. Many misleading reports and images have been recycled in the international media, without verification, giving the impression of state-organised … Continue reading

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UAW To Appeal VW Vote Citing Republican Interference

The United Auto Workers have filed an objection with the U.S. NLRB yesterday asking it to set aside the results of a ballot last week in which workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant voted against union recognition in Chattanooga. The appeal … Continue reading

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