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Demonstration in Brussels against social dumping

January 24, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN EUROPOLITICS) Several thousand European workers from the building, transport and agri-food industries took to the streets in Brussels, on 23 January, to denounce social dumping and exploitation of posted workers. They demanded better protection for workers sent to a member state other than the state in which they usually work for a limited […]

Slovenian public sector announced strike for January

December 28, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN THE SLOVENIA TIMES) Public sector unions will hold a general strike on 23 January next year to protest against layoffs in the sector, unionist Branimir Štrukelj announced before New Year holidays. The strike will be the “D-day for the public sector, when we will begin efforts first and foremost against layoffs,” Štrukelj said. […]

Hundreds march through Paris to highlight unemployment

December 4, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN RFI) Up to two thousand unemployed people and their supporters marched in northern Paris on Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about unemployment in France. This tenth annual demonstration comes as the latest figures show French unemployment is at a 14-year high. By Sarah Elzas in Paris. “Fire the bosses”, a group of demonstrators […]