Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Worker strikes 2011

  • As the job market improves, some workers are regaining the courage to go on strike.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • About 350 workers at the plant went on strike today after the company decided not to compensate them with a 1.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) says its 4,000 Kaiser employees will hit the picket line Tuesday. A similar strike took place back in September 2011.
  • (KMPH.com)
  • Ongoing rolling strikes and bans at the mines occurred throughout 2011 for a new EBA until the CFMEU, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union and the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union shut down all industrial action in December.
  • (World Socialist Web Site)
  • Workers unions PEO and SEK accused the company while wages were increased by 3.4 per cent in 2011.
  • (Cyprus Mail)
  • (M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Wednesday November 30, the day many workers across the UK took industrial action, was the most popular online shopping day in 2011, according to BTs retail specialist division, BT Expedite and Fresca.
  • (TMCnet)
  • Workers have been on strike this week at BHP's Port Kembla coal terminal for partly contributing to underperformance by its copper and coal divisions in 2011. The company reported a weaker than expected first-half profit of $US9.941 billion ($9.
  • (Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Between 2009 and 2011, 18 workers died while working at U.S. refineries. Expiring February U.S. gasoline and heating oil futures settled higher on Tuesday, boosted by supply uncertainty stemming from a potential strike.
  • (Reuters)
  • Between 2009 and 2011, 18 workers died while working at U.S. refineries. Expiring February U.S. gasoline and heating oil futures settled higher on Tuesday, boosted by supply uncertainty stemming from a potential strike.
  • (Inside Fidelity)
  • The mine employs 26,000 workers, including 1,860 Mozambicans than the 5,000 rands agreed under the collective bargaining agreement of June 2011.
  • (AllAfrica.com)

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