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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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Venezuela Peace Talks Reflect USA’s Further Isolation In Latin America

By Dr. Francisco Dominguez  The peace talks now underway in Venezuela to end the wave of violence that has the explicit aim of “The Ousting” of the elected government are a tremendous step forward for all who wish to see … 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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EU Elections: Vote Labour on May 22nd

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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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Carr Review – “A Party Political Stunt”

The Government’s review into ‘industrial relations’, led by Bruce Carr QC is a political stunt with a narrow remit which excludes any review of employers behaviour in disputes and omits any review of issues such as ‘blacklisting’. The review, which … 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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EU Faces ‘Lost Decade’

Euro unions: Falling wages casts doubt on recovery, Austerity is not working, and a new path for Europe is urgently needed, the European TUC has warned warned at an unprecedented union summit in Brussels today. “Real wages have fallen over … Continue reading

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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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