User: icrdelhi Topic: Protest Movements
Category: Trade Union
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Brazil poll shows jailed Lula extending lead for October election 20.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has increased his support by almost 5 percentage points and would win Brazil's October presidential election if he is allowed to run, a poll by CNT/MDA showed on Monday.
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Thyssenkrupp's interim chairman says structure is not sacrosanct - Focus 18.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Thyssenkrupp's workers are prepared to do their part in the ongoing restructuring of the embattled conglomerate, its interim chairman and trade union secretary Markus Grolms told a German magazine.
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Rahul Gandhi Reconstitutes Odisha Congress, Appoints 14 Vice-Presidents 15.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha and state assembly polls, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has reconstituted the party's Odisha unit and appointed 14 vice-presidents and 24 general secretaries, besides...
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Insight: China's student activists cast rare light on brewing labour unrest 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master's degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in government or at one of China's internet giants.
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REWIND: Top photos of the week from India 13.8.2018 Rediff: News
All that happened in India in the past week, in photos.
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Kerala State Transport Joins Nationwide Strike Against Motor Vehicles Bill 7.8.2018 NDTV News - South
Normal life was affected in Kerala as public transport kept off the roads in support of the 24-hour nationwide motor-vehicle strike by transport unions to protest against the Motor Vehicles...
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Transport shutdown affects normal life in Kerala 7.8.2018 Sify Finance
Starting Tuesday midnight private buses, auto rickshaws, taxis, freight vehicles, state-owned KSRTC buses -- all have gone off Kerala roads in solidarity with a day-long strike organised by the All India Motor Transport Organisation.
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Support to all-India motor transport workers’ strike 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Support to all-India motor transport workers’ strike
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Wage hike storm to hit tea plantation firms’ margins 7.8.2018 DNA: Top News
The operating margins of the tea companies may be further hit with the cost of production rising by up to Rs 26 per kilogram due to the interim wage hike for Assam tea workers. For the last few years, most tea plantation companies have been reeling under stress and many fear that the wage hike will only add to their woes unless there is a price increase. Some small companies may even have to exit the business. Wages comprise over 60% of the production cost for tea companies. The Assam government recently hiked daily tea wages by Rs 30 to Rs 167 per worker, effective retrospectively from March 1, 2018. This will see a proportionate increase in provident fund, gratuity and other cash benefits offered to the workers. Besides, the industry pays in kind for ration, medical, housing, firewood, etc. Nearly six lakh workers are employed with the tea industry in Assam and wages in tea gardens are paid on a weekly basis. In Assam, the wage revision was due since January 1, 2018. Recently, the government of West ...
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Left calls for All India Transport strike on Tuesday 6.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The strike has been called to bring forth the ten point demands ranging from price hike in buses to poor condition of tea workers. 
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Italy praises Egypt over ongoing investigation into student's death 6.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Italy praised Egypt on Sunday for its "excellent cooperation" in an investigation into the 2016 death of an Italian student whose killing threatened to severely damage relations with Europe.
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Spanish pilots union sues Ryanair over contracts 3.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Spanish pilots union Sepla is suing Irish airline Ryanair in Spain's High Court over its pilot contracts, the union said in a statement on Friday.
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Ryanair proposes mediator for Irish pilots union talks 3.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Ryanair proposed that a third-party mediator join talks with a trade union representing its Irish pilots who went on strike for a fourth time on Friday before wider stoppages planned around Europe next week.
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Centre’s move to reform labour laws resented 3.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Centre’s move to reform labour laws resented
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S.African platinum producer Implats to slash 13,400 jobs as costs bite 2.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Miner Impala Platinum will slash about a third of its workforce over two years in one of the biggest rounds of job cuts by one mining company in living memory in South Africa as the platinum industry faces a day of reckoning.
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Eiffel Tower shuts as workers strike over long visitor queues 2.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Staff at the Eiffel Tower walked out on strike on Wednesday in a dispute over lengthening queues at the Paris landmark, forcing it to close during the peak summer tourist season.
Convention against Govt’s anti-worker policies held 1.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Convention against Govt’s anti-worker policies held
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Thyssenkrupp appoints interim chairman amid search for successor 31.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Thyssenkrupp's non-executive board will be led by a labour representative until a permanent successor is found for outgoing Chairman Ulrich Lehner, the German technology group said on Tuesday.
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Public meeting calls for preparation of correct NRC 29.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Public meeting calls for preparation of correct NRC
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AITUC Manipur State Committee endorses bandh 29.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
AITUC Manipur State Committee endorses bandh
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