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Andrew Slaughter, MP for Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush, has committed his support for a trade union initiative to be run jointly by the TUC and the GMB that will help Polish workers combat exploitation in the workplace. The event is being held at the POSK Polish Centre, (238-246 King Street, Hammersmith W6 0RF) between 1.00pm and 6.00pm on Monday 12 November. People will be able to 'drop in' between those times to obtain confidential advice on how to deal with problems at work and to receive guidance as to what support they can access to assist in the resolution of those problems. This initiative in ...
Its secretariat — the people who are employed by it throughout the world — is known as the International Labour Office. The organization received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1969.
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Brussels, 17 December 2009 (ITUC OnLine):  Mauritania is more than familiar with migration, both as a host country for migrants from western Africa and a transit point for migrants heading to the European Union. Mamadou Niang, coordinator of the joint Senegalese and Mauritanian project to build capacity amongst the trade unions to help defend the rights of migrant workers (1), discusses the encouraging results of the partnership between unions in both countries. Gathering data, offering legal assistance, developing a partnership with migrants’ associations and combating the trafficking and exploitation of domestic servants ... market research, surveys and trends
avatars of the world unite! union island launches in second life
Union Island plans to use Second Life to create a community for trade unionists, which will let activists from around the world meet and work together on shared issues in the global economy. The project also aims to use the virtual world to present union campaigns to a new audience and enable a new generation of online activists to have more input into union activities. The island contains lots of great resources for unionists and people who want to learn more about labor unions. a protest museum, an amphitheater, and lots of freebies.  Come by at 8PM PST for a May Day dance party featuring DJ Beta Bates of Fracture. Union ... market research, surveys and trends


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household votes, compared to 53 percent in the electorate as a whole, and other Dem- ..... Just what this re-engineered trade union project should look ..... erative), the 7 billion (and climbing) current inhabitants of the globe would ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
International Socialism: China, Tibet and the left
The riots and protests in Tibet earlier this year were the most significant since China’s takeover in the 1950s. Together with the protests that have accompanied the Olympic torch relay around the world, they have shown that Tibetan nationalism remains a potent force and that opposition to the Chinese occupation is still widespread. But the international left has been divided on whether to support the Tibetan protesters, with some openly backing the Chinese occupation, while others have raised important questions about the leadership of the Tibetan nationalist movement and about US support for Tibetan nationalism. Map: ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fair Trade, shared space in Olympia
Traditions Fair Trade owner Dick Meyer grabs a small salad from his cafe to take with him back over to the gift shop area he was running last week. What exactly is fair trade? Fair Trade is a social movement that aims to help producers in developing countries obtain better trading conditions and promote sustainability. The movement advocates paying a higher price to producers but holding them to social and environmental standards. It focuses in particular on exports from developing countries to developed countries. Fair trade advocates espouse a number of principles: providing market access to otherwise marginalized producers, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Hearing nears on homeless services center
A volunteer citizen's committee recommends that the city award a contract to develop and operate a "one-stop" homeless center at the old World Trade Center on 1250 6th Avenue. Homeless shelter: Historic opportunity or expensive mistake? Photo by Earnie Grafton Traon Decatur (left), a homeless man, gets his blood pressure checked by Julie Treuner, a physcian’s assistant, at the Downtown Family Health Center on Broadway. Earnie Grafton / U-T Photo by Earnie Grafton The Downtown Family Health Center on Broadway would move to the World Trade Center site if the city approves the proposal. Earnie Grafton/ U-T DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO market trends, news research and surveys resources


Trade unions as agents of environmental awareness : outcomes from ...
The delay between insemination and birth of the trade union project was however much longer than nine months and RISE only came up at the end of 1996. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Solidarity Center (SC), as the implementer of USAID's Labor Union Project, promotes respect and implementation of ILO Core Labor Standards and assists independent trade unions and progressive labor leaders participate effectively in the development of a democratic civil society and free market economy. The goal of the Labor Union Project is to strengthen the ability of labor unions to function democratically and independently and to effectively represent their membership in the social, economic and political development of Macedonia. To accomplish these goals, the Labor Unions Project works in Organizational ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Harvard Trade Union Program - Mission
During the founding era of the Harvard Trade Union Program, it was commonly called "an experiment." For much of the early twentieth century, workers' educational movements had themselves greeted the idea of study at elite universities with skepticism and sometimes derision. Men and women who are active in the labor movement today face unprecedented change and profound challenges in providing leadership and advocacy for working people. Dramatic changes in the world economy and the nature, size and composition of the workplace demand new approaches to ...
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Welding: Project, pipe fitters union, heading in the right direction
Most on welding and fabrication, blueprints, pipefitting, orbital welding. I can give advice on technique and choosing the right rods, process, and material to use. I know a few short cuts to use that may help in different areas. I have helped train new welders and have been welding in the construction industry for 31 years. Experience I have worked in the construction industry 31 years. I have worked in several environments that would include petrol-chemical, nuclear, pharmaceutical, paper mills, clear room facilities, and much more. Education/Credentials Diploma in Welding Technology - 1976 Augusta Tech. College Diplomas in ...
What do you need in order to form a union within a company ...
I just watched a documentary on Walmart and how some guy said they need to have a cant they protest until Walmart starts a union??? IN other words why havent these workers forced wally world to have a union by now? thanks u 2 Well the closing of Wally hurts them cos then dont they have to pay unempoloyment? Oh never mind i think the workers are all part time so they dont qualify for unemployment... 10 months ago A lot of people think that the way to better their working conditions is through unions. That was probably more applicable many years ago, when there were little or no regulations concerning health, labor ...