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"NBRU News- More Bus Strikes/All Ireland Final Replay?"

A Leaflet from the NBRU explaining why they are striking that was left on buses on the 21st of September in advance of the next strike days.

Irish Politics

TDs protest outside minister Ross's office

A number of Dail deputies including Richard Boyd Barrett and Brid Smith staged a protest outside the Department of Transport Office on Leeson Lane, Leeson Street, today to highlight what they describe as the ministers “astonishing silence and indifference” over the current bus dispute in the capital.  115 more words

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ETUC General Secretary slams British TUC's General Secretary as a Hypocrit

ETUC General Secretary slams British TUC’s General Secretary as a hypocrite

I recently read that Francis O’Grady, General Secretary of the British TUC, warned companies that there will be “no hiding place” if they exploit their workers. 154 more words


The Rise of the Unorganizable

Wildcat strikes in informal sectors are challenging unions’ assumptions about where and who to organize.

 by Tomasz Frymorgen

Are They Really Unorganizable?

These campaigns contradict long-held beliefs about organizing casualized labor. 94 more words


Organizing Gets Fashionable: Zara Workers Beat the Odds

Sonia Singh reports on success for retail workers at Zara:

The high turnover in retail makes organizing a huge challenge. But a thousand workers at eight Zara stores in Manhattan beat the odds and unionized. 94 more words

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Labor Day, Always the First Monday in September

Labor Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September celebrating the economic and social contributions of workers.

The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. 126 more words


Strike by 10 trade unions begins; transport, banking to be hit

Essential services such as banking and transport are likely to be hit today as 10 central trade unions go on one-day nationwide strike, protesting against “anti-worker” changes in labour laws and the Centre’s “indifference” to their demands for better wages. 105 more words