The big event was held in the capital city of Lefkosia (Nicosia) and attracted a massive turnout from the populace, especially labor.
He was arrested in June 2011 and sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges widely levelled against trade unionists.
This is Burger King - it could be in Augusta, Maine, or Anaheim, California, and the fatty Whoppers taste the same. But it's not; most customers here speak German.
Progress on enacting a new trade union law in Iraq is still stalled.
TORONTO - Canada's progressive movement just gained a giant new ally as thousands of delegates, representing more than 300,000 workers, founded Unifor, a new union aimed at transforming the labor scene in this country.
The owner of Suez Steel is refusing to reopen the plant unless the workers he forced to strike there three weeks ago unconditionally return to their jobs.
The Istanbul Gezi Park protests have been coordinated by a broad coalition called "Taksim Solidarity," which is composed of 117 different constituent groups, including trade unions.
Turkish trade unionists have piled into anti-government protests, marching into Istanbul's Taksim Square banging drums and waving banners.
The owners didn't build fire escapes. They'd locked the doors on the upper floors "to prevent theft," trapping workers in the flames.
The labor action plan for workers' rights added to the controversial U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement is failing, say a Colombian senator and union leaders.