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French brace for rail strike havoc as state vows to enact...

Macron has pledged to overhaul the indebted national railroad including by denying future hires the job security, early retirement and special pensions long-enjoyed by workers.

Bangladesh sentences man to death for murder of union leader

A court in the northern district of Tangail has ordered that factory worker Mustafizur Rahman be hanged for kidnapping and murdering high-profile unionist Aminul Islam in 2012.

Air France unions announce new two-day strike

The staff of Air France have already carried out a work stoppage on three dates, February 22 and March 23 and 30.

Disputes with temporary workers add to GM Korea’s challenges

In South Korea, where laying off full-time and unionised workers is particularly difficult, GM Korea and local peers such as Hyundai Motor Co have turned to temporary workers to a greater extent.

Doctors across Zimbabwe go on strike over pay, drug shortages

The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association, which facilitated the strike, decried the insufficient pay and the lack of medicine and equipment.

Indian union appeals to global brands over fair wages, jobs

In a complaint to Avery Dennison's management, the union says many workers were employed on contract for at least 5 years and should have been made permanent staff.

Call to review law barring teachers holding office in unions

A Dec 6 human resources ministry directive states teachers in DG41 grade and above are not allowed to hold any office in a union under the Trade Unions Act 1959.

German union steps up fight for ‘modern’ 28-hour week

The battle for better work-life balance has been met with fierce resistance from company bosses and stirred wider debate about quality of life and the future of work in booming Germany.

Professors head to courts, threaten strike after Estácio layoffs in Brazil

Unions and students have protested the mass layoffs, which have involved 12% of all professors under Estácio.

Too soon to say bank merger will lead to retrenchment, says...

AmBank chairman defends merger with RHB, dismissing claims by analysts that it will not see any synergy in offerings.

Foreign bank to lay off 60, claims union

Bank is offering staff a voluntary separation scheme as part of a restructuring exercise, says National Union of Bank Employees.

Hasten Intenet access to all schools, urges teachers union

It says many teachers have to use their own Internet services to enter data of students because of delay in installing 1BestariNet.

Railway union: 4,000 may lose jobs in KTMB

It says the government should provide more locomotives and freight trains to run services efficiently and cut losses.

PSM: MTUC is ignorant and weak

PSM slams MTUC for welcoming the TPPA and ‘taking a short cut’ to labour reforms, while overlooking the cost to job security.

Electronics workers win major battle against employers

Two companies fail to set aside the Human Resources Minister's order to recognise unions.

Migrant workers still have it tough in Malaysia

Pong Sul Ahn, regional specialist of the International Labour Organisation says rights of migrant workers and freedom of association must be protected.

Stop acquiring assets from KTMB, railway union urges

Staff worry Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad could end up like Malaysia Airlines, saying takeover move by government trustee body is not right.