Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 924 headlines found
ELEANOR HALL: The Queensland Law Society is calling for a review into the ban on smoking in prisons in response to reports that it sparked an increase in assaults on prison guards. The Queensland union which represents prison officers says assaults have
Oct 15, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:59
The imminent closure of one of Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing sites has left the town of Ballymena in a state of shock and politicians floundering to fill a £60m hole in the economy of County Antrim about to be created by the loss of nearly 900
Oct 8, 2014 Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:52
Although 29 states and the District of Columbia offer legal protections to tobacco smokers, Arizona is not one of them. Similarly, tobacco smokers are not expressly protected under any federal laws. That said, a smoker suffering from "nicotine addiction"
Oct 5, 2014 AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 7, 2014 17:39
Tobacco users, including smokers and tobacco chewers, will not be eligible for government jobs in Rajasthan. A beginning towards this has been made by the Department of Commercial Taxes by declaring tobacco chewers ineligible for writing the Tax Assista
Oct 5, 2014 The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:36
excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries. "This is compounded by the need to comply with legislation, including the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), which
Oct 7, 2014 Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:39
[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Britain's last tobacco factory may close thanks to Brussels regulation
"The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries," JTI said.
Oct 7, 2014 City A.M. (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:37
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has called the decision "devastating" JTI said it was restructuring its manufacturing facilities "as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business".
Oct 7, 2014 BBC Online
added Oct 7, 2014 13:31
is set to close with the loss of almost 900 jobs, owners JTI have confirmed. The news has been described as a huge economic blow to Ballymena and NI
Oct 7, 2014 UTV (Ulster Television)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:29
Tobacco has been ready to harvest for a while but many are having trouble finding help to cut and house. It appears worse than in years past. I’ve even heard of farmers having to mow down tobacco that had gotten too mature and rank with suckering.
Oct 5, 2014 Frankfort (KY) State Journal
added Oct 7, 2014 13:25
as tobacco plants tower around her, Saray Cambray Alvarez pulls a black plastic garbage bag over her 13-year-old body to protect her skin from leaves dripping with nicotine-tinged dew. When Saray and other workers — including several more teenagers
Oct 7, 2014 New York Times
added Oct 7, 2014 10:39