Industrial Relations – International

5 rules for making employers and employees trust each other again

Published by rudy Date posted on January 2, 2019

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Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions: a first major step forward but weaker than expected

Published by rudy Date posted on December 21, 2017

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Social unrest in 2014

Published by rudy Date posted on December 23, 2013

Protesting predictions UKRAINE, Bulgaria, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey are all countries in which protests have erupted in the past twelve months. Even places traditionally more muted, such as Japan and Singapore, have seen demonstrators in the streets. Social inequalities and political discontent have spurred citizens to gather. Resistance can be co-ordinated with…

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The harsh price Americans pay for fast-food jobs

Published by rudy Date posted on October 17, 2013

Some 52% of families of cooks, servers, and other fast-food workers receive public aid, nearly twice the percentage of the overall workforce. FORTUNE — Taxpayers spend at least $7 billion annually to subsidize food stamps and other public assistance programs that fast-food industry workers depend on to get by, according to two new studies.

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US factory boss held hostage by workers in Beijing

Published by rudy Date posted on June 24, 2013

BEIJING (AP) — An American executive said he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by scores of workers demanding severance packages like those given to 30 co-workers in a phased-out department.

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Are French unions learning to make concessions?

Published by rudy Date posted on March 15, 2013

Are France’s notoriously tough labor unions finally stepping back from the barricades? For years, they’ve fiercely resisted any effort to scale back the welfare state and relax rigid labor laws—even after unions in Germany and elsewhere started accepting such changes.

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July 30 – World Day
Against Trafficking in Persons

“One life trafficked, one too many!”


Invoke Article 33 of the ILO constitution
against the military junta in Myanmar
to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.


Accept National Unity Government
(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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