Wed

09

Feb

2011

Labour unions boost Egypt protests

Pro-democracy protesters have gathered outside the parliament, near Cairo's Tahrir Square [AFP]
Pro-democracy protesters have gathered outside the parliament, near Cairo's Tahrir Square [AFP]

From Aljazeera

Last Modified: 09 Feb 2011 14:38 GMT

Thousands of factory workers stay away from work as pro-democracy protesters continue to rally seeking Mubarak's ouster.

 

 

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Thu

21

Oct

2010

French unions called Thursday for two more days of protests against government plans

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Fri

01

Oct

2010

Wave of strikes cripples Europe as workers vent fury at budget cuts

Source: The Independent   Thursday, 30 September 2010
 

Wave of strikes cripples Europe as workers vent fury at budget cuts.

Series of co-ordinated protests hits 13 capital cities from Madrid to Brussels

By Anita Brooks in Madrid and Vanessa Mock in Brussels 

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Wed

01

Sep

2010

Poor porters

     We moved office at the end of August with loads of office supplies including lockfast,office seatings and so on. We hired a moving company to move and transport. As soon as the porters reached our apartment, they were astonished to see lots of heavy things. Things were so many that may not be contained in a wagon whose capacitance were 1.5 Litre though.

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Tue

17

Aug

2010

China - Banks - Workers who have been let go

 

  The New York Times

 August 15, 2010

 

Workers Let Go by China’s Banks Putting Up Fight

By ANDREW JACOBS

 

BEIJING — These are heady days for China’s state-controlled banks. Last month, the Agricultural Bank of China made its stock market debut, bringing in $22 billion for the largest public offering ever. A sister government-run bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, now has the highest stock market value of any bank in the world.

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