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Unions in France have vowed to keep fighting the country’s new labour law, but admitted on Thursday that dwindling support meant months of street protests were now…
Two Uber drivers in London have brought a test case at an employment tribunal arguing the ride service is acting unlawfully by not offering paid holidays and sick pay.
Labour unions mounted a last-gasp protest as the bill returned to the French National Assembly for a second review on Tuesday.
SNCF workers begun unlimited strike Aviation unions to walkout June 3 to 5 Governtment calls for talks with CGT French unions have upped the ante and launched an indefinite strike, targeting nat
Strike action is multiplying in France and the timing couldn’t be worse with the Euro 2016 football tournament due to start there in just 10 days…
Unions target transport for more strikes TGV and regional trains to be hit from Tuesday night Air France pilots hold their own strike Just as the spectre of dry petrol stations and blockaded oil
Another day of intense strike action has hit France, the ninth in the current series of confrontations with the government over new labour…
With pumps at more than 4,000 petrol stations in France now partially or fully dry, the showdown between the government and the hardline CGT union over contested labour reforms intensified on…
Staff at France’s 19 nuclear plants have voted to go on strike on Thursday amid escalating protests against labour reforms.
Protests in Paris against against proposed labour reforms have spread to other French cities, including Marseille, Lille, Nantes, Rennes and
Rail workers in Brussels and southern Belgium are carrying out a 48-hour strike which disrupting connections as far away as London and Paris. Both
Police and anti-austerity protesters have engaged in running battles in the Belgian capital Brussels. Tens of thousands took to the streets as part
France’s political leaders say violence by workers of the country’s flag carrier Air France is a national embarrassment that reinforces the very
The first EU-CELAC Summit — the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States — was held in January 2013, in Santiago
Police have used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse demonstrators in the Brazilian capital. Thousands had gathered in Brasilia to voice their
Labour unions and a charity accused fast food chain McDonald’s of avoiding around 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in tax between 2009 and 2013 by
Police clashed with protesters dressed as Santa Claus in Milan as Italian workers staged a general strike. It is the first ever national strike by
After a terrible Thursday, it has turned into a Black Friday for German train travellers on day two of a nationwide strike that has paralysed the
Health workers in England and Northern Ireland have taken part in the first strike over pay since the Thatcher era. They included nurses, midwives
EU and Canadian officials are to mark the end of five years of free trade negotiations this week. They will meet in Ottawa on Friday to put the
Despite the euphoria emanating from Ukraine’s parliament following the ratification of the EU trade accord, some MPs expressed dissatisfaction that
MEPs have backed Ukraine’s agreement with the European Union – but expressed surprise parts of it will not be implemented until 2016. Martin
On the 27th of June this year, Ukraine (and Georgia and Moldova) signed the Association Agreement with the European Union, to govern policy
In what has been widely described as a historic event, the European and Ukrainian parliaments have finally ratified the landmark association
Hundreds of demonstrators took the streets of Istanbul on Sunday to demand stricter health and safety regulations in the workplace. The protest
Despite hopes of an end to South Africa’s longest ever mining strike, the Fitch ratings agency has changed its outlook on the country to negative
Some McDonald’s employees are certainly not “lovin’ it” when it comes to their pay and they showed that by holding a big demonstration at the
An anti-austerity demonstration in Brussels organised by European trade unions turned violent close to the Commission and other