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World - International
3/23/2023 3:27:03 PM
German unions called a major transport strike for Monday as workers demand higher wages to cope with surging inflation, the latest industrial action in Europe's top economy.

World - International
3/23/2023 11:14:24 AM
French unions on Thursday are holding their first mass demonstrations since President Emmanuel Macron inflamed public anger by forcing a higher retirement age through parliament without a vote.

World - International
3/16/2023 7:34:32 PM
Unions representing hundreds of thousands of nurses, ambulance crews and other health care workers in England reached a deal Thursday to resolve months of disruptive strikes for higher wages, though the pact didn't include doctors.

World - International
3/16/2023 1:53:36 PM
More than 40,000 people in Greece demonstrated nationwide on Thursday to express outrage against last month's train tragedy that killed 57 people, police said, while labor unions went on a general strike grounding flights and extensively disrupting services across the country.

World - International
3/6/2023 5:55:38 PM
Roads blocked, oil refineries disrupted, planes grounded and trains halted, unions are threatening to shut down France’s economy this week in what they hope is their toughest riposte yet to President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to raise the retirement age.

World - International
3/5/2023 7:53:55 PM
French trade unions are heading for what is expected to be a decisive showdown with President Emmanuel Macron over pension reform, with massive strikes from Tuesday aiming to bring the country "to a standstill".

World - Region
2/18/2023 4:29:12 PM
Thousands of Tunisian trade unionists held protests across the country on Saturday over worsening economic woes and the arrest of a top union official.

World - International
2/16/2023 9:30:29 PM
The ranks of marchers were thinner during a new wave of strikes and protests in France Thursday against an unpopular pension reform, but unions put the accent on a planned March 7 general strike which they hope will bring the country to its knees.

World - International
1/29/2023 5:06:24 PM
France's prime minister insisted Sunday that the government's plan to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 is "no longer negotiable,'' further angering parliamentary opponents and unions who plan new mass protests and disruptive strikes this week.

Business - Economy
1/24/2023 1:14:13 PM
Thousands of ambulance workers held another strike across England and Wales on Monday, in escalating industrial action as unions called the government to hold talks on improving pay and conditions.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/10/2023 10:18:43 PM
Tunisia is facing continuing political and economic instability with the country’s opposition parties calling for demonstrations and unions calling for a series of strikes, reports Karam Said

World - International
1/10/2023 10:03:04 PM
French trade unions called for strikes and protests Tuesday after President Emmanuel Macron's government announced plans to raise the retirement age, setting the stage for a bitter fight and weeks of disruption.

World - Region
1/10/2023 5:23:58 PM
The UK government on Tuesday introduced proposals to make "minimum safety levels" compulsory during strikes, prompting angry unions to accuse ministers of "criminalising" industrial action and threaten legal challenges.

World - International
1/9/2023 6:31:40 PM
UK trade unions branded talks Monday with the government to discuss pay rise demands across the public and private sector "disappointing", as workers prepare to stage the latest in months of damaging strikes.

World - International
1/6/2023 2:49:41 PM
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Friday urged public-sector unions to hold talks with the government next week as a wave of strikes hits hospitals, railways, and other critical areas.

World - International
12/18/2022 9:00:00 PM
The British government said Sunday it will dispatch 1,200 troops to fill in for striking ambulance drivers and border staff as multiple public sector unions walk off the job in the week before Christmas.

World - International
11/30/2022 9:31:13 PM
The U.S. House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike on Wednesday, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached in September but rejected by some of the 12 unions involved.

World - International
11/8/2022 10:23:55 PM
Labour unions have called a major one-day strike which threatens to paralyse Paris public transport Thursday, the latest industrial action to demand relief from the French government over soaring prices.

World - International
10/18/2022 4:08:06 PM
As the sun beat down on Tuesday on the English seaside resort of Brighton, gathering union leaders warned of mass winter strikes in the face of Britain's cost-of-living crisis.

World - International
10/17/2022 5:20:00 PM
France on Monday braced for nationwide transport strike action as the government and unions remained in deadlock over walkouts at oil depots that have sparked fuel shortages.

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