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Spain holidays warning: Mallorca airport strike - workers complain about "drunken Britons"

Spain holidays may be affected as passport controllers at “chaotic” Mallorca airport are striking. The airport workers are beginning an indefinite strike over pay and conditions as they complain about “drunken Brits”. 27 more words


At an impasse: Why could thousands of Oregon university workers go on strike?

Sitting in a conference room at the Hamersly Library this week, Jackson Stalley wore a large pin emblazoned with a cobra: “Ready to strike.”

Stalley, a library technician at Western Oregon University, is one of about 220 classified workers there who could walk off the job next month. 17 more words

Higher Education

Higher Education Classified Staff Take Step Toward Strike

The bargaining team representing thousands of classified staff at Oregon’s seven public universities has declared an impasse in contract negotiations, inching closer to a strike. 44 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Fat cat bosses earn 117 times more than average UK worker, despite pay-cut – report

Quoted from – https://www.rt.com/uk/466979-ftse-executives-high-pay/

‘FTSE 100 chief executives’ median pay is more than a hundred times that of their average employee. Despite seeing an overall pay cut, 43 top UK bosses saw their earnings increase on the previous year, according to new research. 209 more words


ICE claims nurse examined detained immigrant who says she's breastfeeding, and she's not lactating

Immigration officials doubled down Tuesday on their assertion that a mother arrested in the Mississippi raids earlier this month is not breastfeeding.

The family and attorney of Maria Domingo-Garcia dispute ICE’s contention and maintain she is still suffering from the pain of being separated from her breastfeeding daughter. 1,033 more words

National/World News

A bridge to success: County program helps people with mental illness rejoin the work force

Lennox Archer had a good job teaching English as a second language to international college students. Then their life spiraled out of control.

“I was married, and that fell apart,” said Archer, 37. 30 more words

Albany Democrat Herald