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World - Region
2/10/2012 3:00:53 PM
Failed negotiations between unions and government to resolve dispute over rights of contracted workers see general strike enter its third days
Egypt - Politics
2/10/2012 12:45:34 PM
Essam Sharaf warns Saturday's planned civil-disobedience campaign will lead to country's ruination, stresses need for stability during Egypt's critical transitional period
Egypt - Politics
2/8/2012 5:12:52 PM
Authorities at Egypt's largest university accept legitimacy of student lecture boycott to force end of military rule, prosecution of those responsible for Port Said football disaster
Business - Economy
2/8/2012 10:57:40 AM
Half a million Israeli public and private sector workers begin a general strike, shutting down government offices, banks and airport traffic over the rights of contract workers
Egypt - Politics
2/7/2012 6:43:29 PM
Muslim Brotherhood secretary-general condemns calls for an 11 February general strike by workers and students to end military rule calling it a threat to nation's future
World - International
2/7/2012 2:48:57 PM
Stepping up fight against EU/IMF-imposed 'austerity' measures, Greek labour unions and leftist parties stage general strike as thousands converge on Athens' Syntagma Square
Business - Economy
12/12/2011 12:41:26 PM
Three-hour stoppage comes after last-ditch talks between the prime minister and leaders of the three main unions fail to reach an agreement on austerity measures
World - Region
12/11/2011 1:21:00 PM
A number of cities close shop and keep their children at home in a nationwide strike called for on Sunday by Syrian revolutionaries
World - Region
12/8/2011 5:53:34 PM
Sunday's General Strike, which will include a sit-in, shop closures and strikes by workers and students, is a follow-up to a similar action in October
World - International
11/29/2011 12:43:18 PM
General strike expected to take place on Wednesday with more than two million public sector workers expected to protest pension laws, recently ramified by the state
World - Region
11/7/2011 12:19:08 PM
Israeli labour union agrees to follow court injunction, limiting Monday's general strike to just four hours
World - Region
11/6/2011 12:53:06 PM
An open-ended general strike is set for Monday by Israel's Histadrut trade union confederation, after talks with the government reach a standstill
World - International
11/3/2011 10:45:28 AM
Thousands of Occupy protesters shut down Oakland port, many who did not respond to calls for a general strike express sympathy with demonstrators
World - International
10/31/2011 5:57:44 PM
Austin, Texas and Portland, Oregon face dozens of arrests by police authorities in the Occupy Wall Street movement, as the Oakland movement steps it up, calling for a general strike on 2 November
World - Region
10/26/2011 9:52:19 AM
An Arab delegation led by Qatar is heading to Damascus for mediation between the Syrian government and its opponents, while activists reject dialogue and call for a general strike
Business - Economy
10/14/2011 7:21:39 PM
Amidst social turmoil and calls for a 48-hour general strike, the Greek government is going through with the proposed austerity measures
Business - Economy
10/12/2011 3:09:33 PM
Government agrees to raise minimum wage and benefits to the ire of the private sector, with all but the teachers' union cancelling planned demos
Business - Economy
10/11/2011 1:45:30 PM
Employee unions across the board are vowing to participate in strike for wages and pensions, as meeting between workers' confederation and President Suleiman fails to reach a solution
Egypt - Politics
9/25/2011 4:13:27 PM
Thousands of health ministry-affiliated medical specialists protest against Sharaf outside Cabinet building, threaten general strike if demands aren't met
Egypt - Politics
9/21/2011 6:17:20 PM
Strikes in a wide array of sectors have rattled the political climate in Egypt, spurring commentators and workers alike to foresee and comment on a possible general, nationwide strike
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