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Family charges corporate manslaughter in UK worker's death

Almost six years after Mark Wright was killed in a workplace explosion the case has still not come to court. Similar to the U.S. and worker safety, there's a long road to justice in the UK, too.

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Crisis in Honduras: labor takes hold

The labor movement, responding to murders of peasant activists and to precarious living conditions, is leading popular mobilization in Honduras.

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Mexican Johnson Controls workers attacked, U.S. unions respond

U.S. and international unions stand with Mexican workers at Johnson Controls plant in Puebla, Mexico.

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Iraqi union offices raided, solidarity campaign started

Iraqi authorities pounced on offices of the country's electrical workers' union nationwide, closing the offices and seizing all equipment, assets and records.

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Two killed in clashes between workers and police in Panama

Clashes between police and workers' groups  in Panama have been suppressed with tear gas, leaving at least two workers dead.

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G-20 fails to do enough for job creation, global labor says

TORONTO (PAI)--The world's top political leaders are failing to meet the global job creation challenge resulting from the Great Recession, global labor leaders charge.

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Colombia tops list as most dangerous place for union workers, once again

Colombia tops list for the most dangerous place in the world for union workers.

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Iranian unionists, students prepare for nationwide protests

WASHINGTON (PAI)--Iranian unions, students and human rights activists readied nationwide protests.

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In a rare show of unity, Indian unions demonstrate together

Nine major trade union federations of India demonstrated together last month on five essential issues that affect a vast majority of Indian people.

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Scabs paid to break British Airways strike

Striking British Airway workers' union leaders have slated the airline's bosses for blowing millions of pounds on exorbitant wages and expenses for scabs attempting to break the cabin crew strike.

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