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World - International
1/20/2012 10:48:48 AM
After a lackluster one-day strike, unions in the southern African nation try a longer strike for higher wages

World - International
1/16/2012 11:07:15 AM
Goodluck Jonathan announcement that fuel prices will be slashed by around 30 percent comes after talks with unions had failed to resolve the dispute

World - International
1/15/2012 6:02:16 PM
Amid no confirmation of when another round of talks between the government and labour leaders will take place, Nigeria's unions press for a second nationwide strike on Monday if no deal over fuel prices is reached before then

World - International
1/14/2012 3:08:59 PM
Nigerian unions will meet President Jonathan in a bid the government hopes to bring an end to the crisis that threatened to halt the production of oil in the African country

World - International
1/13/2012 5:45:51 PM
Nigerian unions temporarily suspend national strike for 2 days to allow protesters to resupply, prepare for fresh labour actions

World - International
12/17/2011 2:28:19 PM
Greek unions warns that the number of jobless will exceed 20 percent next year because of the recession and public sector cutbacks demanded by the country's creditors, the European Union and the International Monetary Fund

World - International
12/15/2011 2:48:07 PM
The Italian parliament will hold a confidence vote concerning PM Mario Monti’s austerity measures based on the government’s request amid fears of ‘social explosion’ and unions’ calls for more protests

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

Egypt - Politics
12/10/2011 5:47:53 PM
Independent Federation of Trade Unions to demonstrate demanding approval of Syndicate Freedom Law

World - International
12/1/2011 3:46:27 PM
Unions march into the streets of Greece to protest against the government's austerity policies, for PM Lucas Papademos promised the EU and the IMF to implement such "tough measures" after the second bailout package

World - International
12/1/2011 10:36:14 AM
Two million public sector workers join public strike in England, hailing it as a great success, while the government dismisses the numbers and dubs it a "damp squib"

World - International
11/30/2011 1:12:04 PM
Greece's new government faces its first labour challenge with unions set to hit the street against a fresh round of austerity cuts tied to European loans that are keeping the country on its feet

Sports - World
11/17/2011 7:10:46 PM
FIFA is pledging to help improve the rights of migrant workers building stadiums in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup following threats by international labor leaders to disrupt construction plans.

Egypt - Politics
11/16/2011 6:17:50 PM
Workers accuse manpower minister Ahmed El-Borai of supporting new independent trade unions at the expense of state-run Egyptian Trade Union Federation

Business - Economy
11/15/2011 5:39:02 PM
Bank negotiates voluntary departure schemes and number of lay-offs in compliance with strict French labour laws

Business - Economy
10/24/2011 7:58:56 PM
Hazem El-Beblawi tells Egyptian investors he approves a 30 per cent upper tax limit but warns the time must be right

World - Region
10/21/2011 3:22:16 PM
Rail traffic in Algeria resumes after a five-day strike that paralysed the national network ended following a deal between unions and the National Rail Transport Company

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
10/9/2011 7:16:42 PM
Unionist workers in the industrial Sadat City see escalation in textile company's punitive, anti-strike measures as they are denied entrance to factory and effectively fired

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