Bus unions demand immediate fare hike

September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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Labor Day Unions Election

September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama is going to spend part of his labor day campaigning in the United Auto Workers Rally in the city of Toledo where organized labor is ... Read more...

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Kerala prepares for Left-backed staff strike

August 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) The Kerala government has made elaborate arrangements to deal with the day-long strike Tuesday by Left-backed state government employees, said Home Minister T. Radhakrishnan."In a ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex

July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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British border force threaten strike

July 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A British union whose members operate the immigration and arrival service at airports has announced it will go on strike July 26, a day before the ... Read more...

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Delhi commuters face tough time due to shutdown

May 31st, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown against the fuel price hike hit traffic in several parts of the city Thursday with commuters facing a tough time ... Read more...

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Mumbai autorickshaw drivers divided on strike

April 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Commuters may hope for some respite as a section of Mumbai's autorickshaw drivers, belonging to unions backed by the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, ... Read more...

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AI unions adamant on strike if dues not paid

March 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As the annual holiday season starts, Air India (AI) unions, including pilots and engineers, have reiterated their threat to go on strike from April 2 if ... Read more...

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Spaniards rally against austerity measures

March 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 12 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people took part in fresh demonstrations throughout Spain Sunday to protest the government's new labour reforms.Protesters rallied in 60 Spanish cities against ... Read more...

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American Airlines may cut 13,000 jobs

February 2nd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 2 (IANS) US carrier American Airlines said Wednesday that it wants to eliminate 13,000 jobs as it seeks to cut labour costs by 20 percent.The announcement was made ... Read more...

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In frozen Leh, road safety drill observed

January 5th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) A road safety week in frozen Leh where temperatures are a bone-chilling low of minus 18 degrees at night, attracted cheerful and obliging crowds!The authorities in ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s sops for government employees

December 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) With an eye to the upcoming state assembly elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday announced some sops for certain categories of government employees.Besides several financial ... Read more...

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‘Happy Mondays’ don’t plan any major reform

December 6th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Happy Mondays have launched their comeback indicating that they don’t plan to make any major reforms as far as their current lineup are concerned, a ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s auto-richshaws to get electronic meters

October 9th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Sunday ordered the installation of electronic meters on the around 100,000 auto-rickshaws plying in Mumbai's eastern and western suburbs to prevent over-charging by ... Read more...

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10,000 Mumbai autorickshaw permit holders agree to electronic meters

October 5th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The transport wing of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Wednesday said all its 10,000 autorickshaw permit holders would be going in for electronic ... Read more...

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BSNL staff on fast, threaten strike Oct 10

September 27th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) executive and non-executive staff Tuesday observed a day long fast for their demands and threatened an all India strike ... Read more...

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ID cards sought for sex workers

September 6th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Unorganized workers Tuesday launched a three-day protest in West Bengal in support of eight demands, including recognition of and identity cards to sex workers.Twenty-two unions involved ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh government staff rally for Anna

August 22nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Dozens of Chhattisgarh government employees and Left parties' cadres held a protest here Monday in support of anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare.The employees, under the banners of ... Read more...

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Telangana employees reject invitation for talks

August 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Thursday rejected the Andhra Pradesh government's invitation for talks over their proposed indefinite strike from Aug 17 to demand creation of ... Read more...

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Layoffs to cost Spanish firm $3.8 bn

July 16th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 16 (IANS/EFE) A plan to lay off 6,500 employees in 2011-13 will cost Telefonica SA 2.7 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in severance pay, the Spanish telecommunications giant said ... Read more...

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Telangana panel puts off rail blockade (Second Lead)

July 7th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Thursday postponed its two-day rail blockade scheduled to begin Friday in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, a panel ... Read more...

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Air India employees to get May salary by Thursday: Official (Lead)

June 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said the May salaries of its employees would be disbursed by Thursday."The salaries would be disbursed shortly. The latest would ... Read more...

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Haryana Roadways employees’ strike harasses people

June 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Residents of Haryana had a tough time as hundreds of Haryana Roadways employees went on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest against the privatisation policy of ... Read more...

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Sonawane’s burning: Maharashtra government employees on strike

January 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Manmad (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (IANS) Lakhs of government employees across Maharashtra Thursday went on a strike and residents of Manmad city observed a total shutdown to protest the burning of Nashik additional ... Read more...

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Bengal governor calls for action to end campus violence

December 22nd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday said some action needs to be taken to end the growing incidents of campus violence in the state."I had a discussion with ... Read more...

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Brazilian airline employees threaten pre-Christmas strike

December 22nd, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Unions representing Brazil's airline pilots, flight attendants and other aviation workers have said they plan to go on strike two days before Christmas to press demands ... Read more...

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Cadbury’s Swiss Move Will Cost UK Millions in Tax

December 7th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The commitment by Kraft to safeguard Cadbury jobs in Birmingham has been questioned by the Former Business Secretary, Lord Mandelson, after Kraft approved the plans to move part ... Read more...

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Ban bullock carts transporting kerosene: PETA

October 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Animal welfare NGO PETA has demanded a ban on the use of bullock carts to transport kerosene in the city, but the government says it needs an alternative ... Read more...

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Jerry Brown And Meg Whitman Had Their First Debate

September 30th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, 30 Sep, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first debate between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman took place on Tuesday and Meg Whitman came on top at the end of it but the ... Read more...

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Wild air traffic control strike grounds flights across Belgium

September 28th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of flights across Belgium were cancelled on Tuesday afternoon after air traffic controllers went on a sudden, wild strike, officials said.Belgocontrol, the Belgian air navigation service provider, ... Read more...

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Evicted street vendors to protest Sep 30

September 27th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Several street vendors' associations have come together to protest Thursday against the eviction of hundreds of hawkers and street vendors ahead of the Commonwealth Games. The National Association ... Read more...

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Actors unions tell members to avoid new Hobbit movies

September 27th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Global actors' unions have advised their members to avoid taking roles in the new Hobbit movies amid a row over pay.Cate Blanchett, Sir Ian McKellen and Andy ... Read more...

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6,000 Taiwan couples get married on ‘lucky day’

September 10th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 9 (DPA) More than 6,000 Taiwan couples got married Thursday, believing it was a lucky day as it had a string of nines - a lucky number - in it. The ... Read more...

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Partial auto strike in Delhi

September 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) More than half of Delhi's 55,000 autorickshaws went off the roads Tuesday to protest a government directive on driver badges. Of the 25 autorickshaw unions, 14 union ... Read more...

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15,000 justice department staff may lose jobs in Britain

August 11th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 15,000 staff of Britain's justice department may lose their jobs as the government has planned to reduce its budget from October this year as part of ... Read more...

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