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UPS and Teamsters union announce tentative agreement, averting strike
Bargaining committee endorses five-year contract which includes wage increases and Martin Luther King Day as paid holiday

Michael Sainato

25, Jul, 2023 @4:12 PM

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Air traffic control strikes could disrupt flights in Europe this summer
Union at Eurocontrol network manager operations centre in Brussels warns of industrial action

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

07, Jul, 2023 @12:14 PM

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La Syndicaliste review – Isabelle Huppert is fascinating in blood-boiling injustice drama
French film about real-life trade union whistleblower and rape survivor Maureen Kearney, accused of inventing her assault

Cath Clarke

28, Jun, 2023 @10:00 AM

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French protesters storm luxury group LVMH offices before pensions ruling
Emmanuel Macron back from Netherlands amid sustained unrest over plan to raise pension age to 64

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

13, Apr, 2023 @3:52 PM

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Abusive working conditions endemic in Spain’s strawberry farms, report claims
UK supermarkets heavily reliant on strawberries from southern Spain, where workers allege they are regularly underpaid, have passports withheld and are forced to live in unsanitary shacks

Ashifa Kassam and Brenda Chavez in Huelva

31, Mar, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Hundreds of thousands of people take to French streets amid fears of violence
Fears of more violent clashes with police as demonstrations against Macron’s unpopular pensions policy to carry on

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

28, Mar, 2023 @2:37 PM

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Why Macron’s pension plans have stoked so much anger in France
Protests against raising of retirement age reached most intense level yet on Thursday

Archie Bland

24, Mar, 2023 @12:10 PM

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France’s unions have put up one hell of a fight – and sent a message to the rest of Europe | Cole Stangler
President Macron is facing a titanic battle to secure his pension changes. This standoff sets the tone for future battles elsewhere, says Cole Stangler, a journalist based in Marseille

Cole Stangler

14, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Head of global trade union body sacked after donation investigation
ITUC removes Luca Visentini from role in wake of disclosure he took money from main suspect in Qatargate bribery scandal

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

12, Mar, 2023 @4:41 PM

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Protests and disruption in France as transport workers start strikes
Road, rail and air services affected in protest over plans to raise pension age from 62 to 64

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

07, Mar, 2023 @1:22 PM

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Ontario to repeal new law threatening workers’ right to strike following pushback
Major reversal for the Canadian province’s conservative government follows days of immense political pressure

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

07, Nov, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Canadian bill would fine workers $4,000 for each day they strike
Justin Trudeau has sharply criticised Ontario legislation tabled by Doug Ford’s conservative provincial government

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

03, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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