At the start of this month, Picturehouse Cinemas suspended several workers involved in union organising efforts. This has provoked a strong response, with daily community pickets being mounted outside the Ritzy cinema in Brixton… 172 more words
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THEY MAY FOOL SOME OF THE PEOPLE SOME OF THE TIME BUT DO THEY FOOL YOU?
Three decades and more they have been in and out and in again and all the while they sprouted empty promises and immediately back flipped and said their promises can’t be met because of something or other… AND NOW A NEW LOT OF WANNABE PRIME MINISTERS OF AUSTRALIA EMERGE. 578 more words
Things got a little tense during the June 7 committee hearing on Oregon’s proposed transportation package, with Sen. Brian Boquist (R-Dallas) publicly blasting SEIU 503 president Steve Demarest for “political blackmail” over his union’s threat to sabotage the plan at the ballot box if the Legislature doesn’t come through with what it really wants. 61 more words
The Alberta government wanted stronger and more unions in the province. Passing Bill 17: Alberta’s Fair and Family Friendly Workplaces this month will certainly advance that agenda. 625 more words
1939 was a notable year for quite a few reasons, the most obvious being the outbreak of the second world war. After the solemn vows following the last war in Europe that such a conflict would never break out again, a storm blew through central Europe in the form of the Nazi Blitzkrieg sweeping through Poland on one side and the Red Army on the other. 3,835 more words
MAYDAY, MAYDAY – ANOTHER 45,500 JOBS WILL BE LOST BY 20 OCTOBER 2017!
TOYOTA CLOSES 3 OCTOBER JOBS LOST 2,500
HOLDEN CLOSES 20 OCTOBER JOBS LOST 3,000… 131 more words