Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 956 headlines found
[Australia] Public health, environment, union, and church groups slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York
have written an open letter to Trade Minister Robb citing mounting evidence that the TPP is not in the national interest, and demanding that the text be released for public scrutiny before it is signed.
Jan 27, 2015 Scoop (nz)
added Jan 27, 2015 00:37
Jan 22, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 11:18
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees
After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
Jan 14, 2015 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
Harvesting and curing of the early planted irrigated tobacco is underway in most parts of the country although farmers are facing a shortage of labour and experiencing constant power cuts due to incessant rains.
Jan 9, 2015 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:51
For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
Jan 4, 2015 New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
The recent rise in fixed tax from cigarettes and alcohol over the inflation rate will encourage smuggling, the head of the Confederation of Turkish Craftsmen and Tradesmen (TESK) Bendevi Palandöken has said.
Jan 3, 2015 Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:43
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Dec 13, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
Muslim scholar Dr. Ahmad Raisouni has issued a Fatwa prohibiting work in tobacco manufacturing companies. The fatwa was issued in response to a Moroccan citizen from Tangier‘s inquiry into whether he could accept a job offer with an Emirati tobacco compan
Dec 5, 2014 Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:11
An £11m investment in Speke will create Europe’s biggest nicotine manufacturing site, leading to 150 jobs. Joint venture Nerudia is a partnership between two entrepreneurs who founded one of the UK’s first electronic cigarette brands, and a global pharm
Dec 4, 2014 Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 10:59
the programs are under fire from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Covert says, it's easy for employees and their spouses to avoid the tobacco surcharge. Smokers can take a 15-minute online tobacco cessation course, while nonsmokers can simply
Dec 2, 2014 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:34