Employment

It’s ‘possible’ UAW workers will strike Ford, FCA if pushed for contract concessions | Business News

DETROIT – No one is breathing easy yet. Because more UAW strikes remain in the realm of possibility in coming weeks. As General Motors waits to see whether 46,000 factory workers will vote in these next few days to approve a tentative contract agreement with the UAW and end a strike entering its sixth week, labor experts and a source with knowledge of the negotiations say Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles remain vulnerable to strikes. “We don’t know…

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Thousands of workers sent home amid plummeting sales, claim auto vendors – Newspaper

KARACHI: Vendors have shown exit doors to thousands of daily wage workers, outsource employees and contractual workers from July until date following massive decline in sales in the overall auto sector. Pakistan Association of Automobile Parts and Accessories Manufacturer (Paapam) Chairman Capt (retd) Mohammad Akram told Dawn on Saturday that he had received feedback from association’s 400 members across the country regarding layoffs of around 40,000 people in view of the steep fall in parts procurement by the car and…

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100 Years Later, ‘Labor Wars of the Pacific Northwest’ Still Stirs Emotions | News

Documentary films aren’t usually saddled with a particularly controversial reputation. Their black and white images are backed by the dulcet tones of a narrator who lays bare the generally agreed upon facts of the matter. Afterwards everyone goes home hopefully feeling a wee-bit smarter and, almost always, ready for a nap. However, Saturday’s screening of “Labor Wars of the Pacific Northwest” at the Chehalis Theater was not like that at all. The locally-produced documentary managed to stir up some members…

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Sadiq Khan to fund more youth workers at Royal London Hospital | Politics

PUBLISHED: 07:00 15 October 2019 Andrew Brookes More specialist youth workers will be based at the Royal London Hospital. Picture: Mike Brooke Mike Brooke The number of specialist youth workers based at the Royal London Hospital major trauma centre (MTC) will be increased through new funding. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Royal London A&E takes in two stabbings a day, many needing major surgery. Picture: Barts NHS…

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Congress workers don’t want Rahul to campaign in Maharashtra: Patra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 13 (ANI): BJP leader Sambit Patra on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Congress-NCP alliance and said that Congress workers don’t want party leader Rahul Gandhi to campaign in the state for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. “When I go out to take a walk, I hear Congress workers saying why is Rahul Gandhi coming to Maharashtra. They think if Rahul comes here he will further defame the party in the state. They don’t want him…

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Labor pledges to reverse planned privatisation of Adelaide train and tram network

Posted October 12, 2019 11:46:46 Photo: Adelaide has six train lines and two tram lines. (Supplied: DPTI) South Australia’s Opposition says it will reverse the State Government’s plan to privatise Adelaide’s train and tram services if elected in 2022. Key points: SA’s Liberal Government plans to outsource operations of Adelaide’s train and tram network Labor says it would reverse the privatisation if elected Labor privatised several government assets while in power The Government said its decision to outsource the services’…

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Sarah Foster: Despite the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years, many remain discouraged | Business News

It’s the best time in decades to find a job – at least that’s what the headline employment numbers suggest. But take a closer look, and you might see a different story. Before the Great Recession, there were about five discouraged workers – or individuals who haven’t looked for a job in the past four weeks because they don’t believe there’s one out there for them – per every 100 unemployed Americans, according to data from the Labor Department. During…

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Deal reached, education workers’ strike averted in Ontario

A strike by 55,000 education workers in Ontario has been averted. A deal was reached late Sunday, just hours before picket lines were set to go up. WBFO Canada correspondent Dan Karpenchuk reports Parents across Ontario are relieved. Many of them had been scrambling over the weekend to find alternate care for their children after school boards said schools would be closed if there was a strike. Ontario’s education minister Stephen Lecce put a positive spin on the tentative deal.…

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Cavendish Press boss hits out over lack of journalists with 100wpm shorthand

A news agency boss has blamed journalism colleges for a lack of job applicants able to write shorthand at 100 words per minute. Jon Harris, who runs Manchester-based Cavendish Press, has criticised training centres which do not make shorthand compulsory after an advertisement he placed failed to attract a single candidate with the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ 100wpm certificate. Jon, who is also chairman of the National Association of Press Agencies, received dozens of responses after placing…

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Foreign student loses hand in industrial accident, employer arrested – In-Cyprus.com

A 27 year old student from India has lost his left hand after an accident at an industrial laundry in Limassol. The young man was placing hotel linen in the washing machine  on Friday afternoon when under conditions which are being investigated, his left hand got caught and he was seriously injured. He was taken to a private clinic, from there to Limassol Hospital and then to Nicosia Hospital where his left hand was amputated. The young man has been…

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