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Spanish government approves austerity package


July 14th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Spain's conservative Popular Party government has approved a new austerity package, its fourth in seven months, saying the measures it contains are justified by the country's ... Read more...

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Expected 24/7, feel Indian public sector employees


April 11th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Over 70 percent public sector employees in India feel their employer expects them to be available at all times compared to those who work in private ... Read more...

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Partial response to strike; banking, transport hit (Intro Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Strike evokes partial response; banking, transport hit (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Strike takes autos off Delhi roads, commuters hit


February 28th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi residents used to travelling by auto-rickshaws for their regular commute were hit Tuesday as many drivers of these ubiquitous three-wheelers joined a ... Read more...

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Strike evokes partial response; banking, transport hit (Afternoon Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Strike hits mining in Chhattisgarh


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by the country's trade unions has hit bauxite, coal and iron ore mining in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, officials said Tuesday.Reports coming in from ... Read more...

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Nationwide trade union strike begins, to hit key sectors


February 28th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In what was expected to affect key sectors like banking, insurance, telecom, transport, mining, postal and manufacturing, crores of trade union members went on ... Read more...

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Air India cancels Nov 30 New Delhi-London flights


November 26th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Foreseeing a strike by the public sector employees in London, national carrier Air India Saturday said it is cancelling its flights from New Delhi to ... Read more...

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Bolivian army to sell bread to prevent shortages


January 1st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Jan 1 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian President Evo Morales has ordered the armed forces to sell bread in the western highland cities of El Alto and La Paz to prevent prices from ... Read more...

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Workplace attitude differs in private, public sectors


December 24th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) High levels of emotional intelligence (EI) foster positive attitudes at private sector workplaces, but not in the public sector, a study says."The results emphasise the existence of significant ... Read more...

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Sleep disturbances increase work disability risk


October 26th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study, conducted by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in collaboration with the universities of Turku and London, has revealed that sleep disturbances increase the risk ... Read more...

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More than 300 Chinese workers punished for gambling and for singing karaoke during official working hours


September 21st, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 300 workers in a province located in the northern part of China have been reprimanded for gambling, indulging in karaoke music and having fun, when ... Read more...

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South Africa’s government staff strike ends


September 8th, 2010 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Sep 8 (IANS) Services at hospitals and government offices in South Africa resumed as public sector employees, striking over pay hike for the past 20 days, returned to work Tuesday after ... Read more...

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The whistleblowers protection bill - a primer


August 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, 9 Aug (IANS) Here are some important features of the landmark whistleblowers protection bill cleared by the union cabinet Monday: * It is officially called The Public Interest Disclosure and ... Read more...

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Romania to lay off 60,000 in public sector


July 1st, 2010 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest, July 1 (IANS) In a bid to cut administrative costs, the Romanian government has decided to lay off 60,000 public sector employees. As many as 54,000 people will be laid off in ... Read more...

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Left parties oppose government’s decision disinvest 10 percent shares in PSUs


November 6th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The Left parties today decided to oppose the Union Government's decision to disinvest 10 percent shares in all profitable public sector units.Communist Party of India-Marxist general ... Read more...

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Left parties to resist privatisation moves


November 6th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Condemning the union cabinet's decision to disinvest 10 percent shares in all profitable public sector, the Left parties Friday said it would "organise strong resistance" to ... Read more...

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Orissa to use essential services act to tackle oil sector strike


January 8th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) The Orissa government will invoke the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to tackle the ongoing strike by employees of public sector oil companies, a state official said Thursday.Those ... Read more...

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Oil sector employees to go ahead with strike


January 6th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Oil sector strike seems set to go ahead from Wednesday, with both the government and employees of the public sector oil companies staying adamant on their respective ... Read more...

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Many Sri Lankan women are harassed in public transport


November 30th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) Many Sri Lankan women travelling in public transport face some form of "sexual harassment" mainly in the cosmopolitan areas, a media report quoting a research study said Sunday.According ... Read more...

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Central undertaking staff to go on strike Wednesday


August 18th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Public sector employees will go on a strike Wednesday to protest against disinvestments and outsourcing in state-owned enterprises, a state-owned company warned the Bombay Stock Exchange Monday.In ... Read more...

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Shutdown called by Sri Lankan opposition has little impact


July 10th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 10 (IANS) A nationwide shutdown called by the Sri Lankan opposition Thursday to demand an increase in salaries of public and private sector workers as well as postponement of provincial ... Read more...

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Demand for anti-stab vests as knife crime sweeps Britain


July 6th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Public sector employees are to get body armour as a knife crime wave sweeps Britain with police saying it has eclipsed terrorism as number one priority. Thirty-two knife ... Read more...

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Around half of Brit managers scared to take sick time off


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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