Suzuki Powertrain trying to offer inducements to give up protest, alleges … – Indian Cars Bikes

Suzuki Powertrain trying to offer inducements to give up protest, alleges
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At this point in time, while it is important that the manufacturing industry has access to a hard working and well trained labour force, it is also imperative for the Indian government, through the labour ministry to ensure that the workers' rights are

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Shiva’s Rules: Union strikes threaten India Inc. – GlobalPost


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Shiva's Rules: Union strikes threaten India Inc.
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One of the largest and longest running industrial actions to hit the country's manufacturing sector in recent years, the strike by employees at Maruti Suzuki's Haryana automobile factories sent an ominous signal. In the '60s, '70s and '80s,
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Restore America’s basic bargain – Salon

Restore America's basic bargain
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The higher wage turned Ford's auto workers into customers who could afford to buy Model T's. In two years Ford's profits more than doubled. That was then. Now, Ford Motor Company is paying its new hires half what it paid new employees a few years ago.

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News to share around the water cooler – GoErie.com

News to share around the water cooler
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The world's biggest food company, Nestle SA, announced Monday it will work with a nonprofit group to investigate child labor on Ivory Coast cocoa farms that supply its factories, a new approach to a problem that has tarnished the industry for years.

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Corporate reputations on the line in China – The National


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Corporate reputations on the line in China
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Bizarrely, Mattel executives ended up apologising to Chinese officials over the damage to the reputation of Chinese manufacturing, because some recalls were said to be due to design flaws. 2011: A type of Lipton tea, owned by the Anglo-Dutch company

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13 Unusual Facts About the Saddest Photo in the Great Depression – Wall Street Pit


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13 Unusual Facts About the Saddest Photo in the Great Depression
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I guess she thought people would think, well of course this woman is stressed, she has SEVEN KIDS, rather than stressed because she was a migrant worker in the worst Depression ever. 3. The identiy of the woman wasn't known for 40 years.

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Bill Overhauls Immigrant Worker Program – GPB


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Bill Overhauls Immigrant Worker Program
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And they say farmers may face labor shortages again next year without an H2A overhaul. Charles Hall, with the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, says the proposed changes would especially help small farmers.
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Planting for spring in Georgia: Fewer crops, more guest workers – WXIA-TV


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Planting for spring in Georgia: Fewer crops, more guest workers
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H2A provides temporary visas to foreign workers to enter the United States solely to work in an industry lacking a local labor force. Growers are turning to H2A as a way to manage shortages of migrant labor expected next spring.

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Mexican migrant workers sue Ottawa for alleged breach of Charter rights – Globe and Mail


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Mexican migrant workers sue Ottawa for alleged breach of Charter rights
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The Government of Canada is named as a defendant because the men were in the country under the government-administered Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program. Andrew Lokan, one of the lawyers handling the case, said it's believed to be the first lawsuit

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Agriculture Workers Die but Company Owners Go Free in BC Judgement – MarketWatch (press release)

Agriculture Workers Die but Company Owners Go Free in BC Judgement
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UFCW Canada is the country largest-private sector union, and for more than two decades has led a campaign to promote the human, labour and workplace rights of agriculture workers. The union also represents workers at a number of agriculture operations

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