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The militant CGT, however, said it would fight the changes and called for a series of general strikes, starting on September 12, when more than ...

However, the majority are showing support for the general strike and hoping this will become an opportunity for MBC to fix its many internal ...
The huge upsurge in workers' struggle during the Irish revolution -- including the 1918 general strike against Conscription, the Belfast general ...
Some French ports and refineries are likely to join a general strike on Thursday called by the CGT labor union against changes to labor law.

THE Inverness Provost Alexander MacEwen urged calm as the impact of a UK-wide workers' strike began to be felt in the town. It was called by ...
The assembly facility with 3,500 employees has never gone on strike in its over 20 years of operation, except during general strikes in the ...
They could not have decided on their own to withdraw the general strike, he added. On Friday, a faction of the GJM is to meet in Darjeeling to ...
... and more decided to resign from their positions in order to participate in a mass general strike, which will be launching on September 4.
On 14 August 1917, readers of the Sydney Morning Herald were treated to the following passage by Mr W.D. Carmalt, the manager of the ...
During 2011, as part of the 'Sakala Janula Samme' (general strike) organised in support of separate statehood demand, BJP and TRS leaders, ...
"This general strike will be the last fight to end nine years of fabrication, forgery, oppression and yielding," the union said in a statement.
Due to the ongoing general strike against MBC by current MBC employees, variety programs such as 'Infinity Challenge' and 'I Live Alone' may ...
Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday, were absent at a meeting called at the instance of the Federal ...
It is becoming more likely that workers at South Korea's public broadcasters KBS and MBC will commence a general strike on Sept. 4.
The letter is dated 1926 and coincides with the general strike at its height. Then there is another apology, this time for the windows being late ...

Industrial disputes took place in 1919, including a railway strike, a general strike in Glasgow and another police strike. The government sent ...
This event took place during a general strike in the potteries: a miners' dispute at a local colliery had escalated, with pottery workers and textile ...
"Last year all state hospitals were closed for nine months because of a general strike. That's the first kind of impediment to treatment that ...
MBC's national media labor union headquarters will be receiving votes in favor of or against the general strike from August 24 to 29.
IMPHAL, August 22: Kangleipak students' Association (KSA) which has been spearheading the movement demanding constitutional protection ...
Kinshasa has started observing ghost towns initiated by the opposition to force Kabila to quit power. Close to eight million residents have been ...
A deserted Street in Valencia, Venezuela during the second day of the general strike against President Maduro's attempt to rewrite the country's ...
Pedestrians walk past a barricade set up by demonstrators during a 48-hour general strike beginning Wednesday in protest of government ...
President Nicolas Maduro's adversaries are to stage a two-day national strike from Wednesday in a final push to pressure him into abandoning ...
Maputo - The Mozambican government on Tuesday caved in to unions threatening a general strike, agreeing in last-minute negotiations to a 26 ...
Lagos - A breakaway faction of Nigeria's main labour movement on Friday threatened to strike over pay and conditions, potentially paralysing ...
The revolutionary events of 1905 are dramatic: Bloody Sunday; spreading strikes in the industrial centers; a general strike in the fall; mutiny in the fleet; formation of the first Council of workers' Deputies in the capital; the tsar's deceptive ...
All three defendants are prominent among those who, since the protests and general strikes began in October, have faced detention and arrest.
In Argentina, tens of thousands of teachers marched through the capital Buenos Aires Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike demanding pay raises to keep pace with high inflation.
Despite being condemned by both the Congress and the Muslim League, the uprising gained immense popular support, especially in Mumbai, where thousands of workers joined in and took to the streets to participate in a general strike called by the Bombay ...
Campaign director Andrea Cristina Mercado told AlterNet, "The National Domestic workers Alliance is mobilizing domestic workers across the country for a general strike and consumer boycott on May first. For all of us who can participate, it's ...
More broadly, Tom Cat employees called on fellow workers around the country, particularly immigrants, indigenous peoples, African Americans and other marginalized communities to rise with them, culminating in a general strike on May 1. "We risked a lot ...
... even as the economy climbs out of recession. [nL2N1GY1FV] The country's largest labor union has called a general strike for April 6. (Additional reporting by Nicolas Misculin; Editing by Alistair Bell) ((hugh.bronstein@thomsonreuters.com; 5411 4318 ...
The country's largest labor union has called a general strike for April 6. [nL2N1GW0BE] [nL2N1GT1QK] Indec's Tuesday report highlighted the challenge Macri faces in ensuring the recovery is felt on the streets.
Los Angeles - The Food Chain workers Alliance, a national coalition of workers organized across the food system, and the Service Employees International Union United Service Workers West (SEIU USWW) have announced a May 1 general strike.
The former group announced the event in a post on facebook, writing, "Friends, allies and fellow workers, today we announce, with boldness and defiance, that our member organizations have voted unanimously to engage in a general strike with movement ...
Brazilians took to the streets in a nationwide protest on March 15 against President Michel Temer's pension reform plan. "This is the first unified mobilisation this year and opens the calendar of an intense agenda that we will have in 2017 to denounce ...
The revolutionary events of 1905 are dramatic: Bloody Sunday; spreading strikes in the industrial centers; a general strike in the fall; mutiny in the fleet; formation of the first Council of workers' Deputies in the capital; the tsar's deceptive ...
Good news for the Philly resistance: The "general strike" planned for May 1 will be much more organized than February's "Day Without immigrants" - and it comes with built-in sources of funding for participants.
A hundred years ago, on March 12 (February 27 according to the Julian calendar used in Russia in 1917), socialists in Petrograd distributed the following appeal for an insurrectional general strike to bring down tsarism. That day - the culmination of ...
Argentina's largest union announced a one-day general strike on April 6, increasing pressure on President Mauricio Macri's center-right government six months before mid-term congressional elections.
More than a dozen calls have been issued for a general strike in the U.S. on May 1, International workers Day. These have come from a wide range of organizations of migrant workers, women, prisoners, socialist revolutionaries and others.
One hundred years ago on March 12, 1917, (February 27 according to the Julian calendar in use in Russia at the time), socialists in Petrograd distributed the following appeal for an insurrectionary general strike to bring down Tsarism. That day, in the ...
File - A vehicle, belonging to the Nuwakot-based World Vision International Nepal's Office, torched by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist cadres, in Bidur-4 of ...
March 12, 2017 - Links International Journal of socialist Renewal / John Riddell's Marxist Essays and Commentary website - 100 years ago today, on March 12 (February 27) 1917, socialists in Petrograd distributed the following appeal for an ...
Mar 11, 2017- Over 80 banda enforcers were arrested from Kathmandu Valley on Friday during a general strike called by the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha.
The Federal Alliance has called this general strike in protest of the Saptari incident which led to the death of four UDMF cadres on Monday.
Kathmandu, March 10: The impact of the general strike called by the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has been minimal in the Kathmandu Valley with considerable number of vehicles plying the roads.


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