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Workers Flee and Thieves Loot Venezuela’s Reeling Oil Giant

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Our correspondent visited Venezuela to see whether the country could pull itself out of its economic free fall. The outlook was not encouraging. Source: NYT > World
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A Medical Mystery Grows as U.S. Consulate Workers in China Fall Ill

Among them was Mr. Lenzi. In an email sent to the entire staff of the consulate, he complained that the first employee was evacuated in April, but that no one was told of the health concerns until a month later — after doctors in the [...]
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GOP Midterm Slogan: ‘We Need Guest Workers to Do Your Jobs’

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At a rally in Michigan last weekend, President Trump promised to bring in lots of guest workers to — I quote — “do your jobs.” Once, long ago, Trump was against replacing American workers with cheap foreign labor. Back when Trump was [...]
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Federal workers spill on life in Trump’s Washington

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One Health and Human Services employee swore off online dating after potential suitors repeatedly got upset that he worked for the Trump administration. An Education Department fellow eagerly returned to teaching after listening to Betsy DeVos [...]
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French Workers Resist Labor Code Overhaul

3 months ago | 0 comment
Economical Solutions to Expensive Propositions A protester wears a garbage can during a demonstration against French labour law reform in Nantes, France, May 17, 2016 Source : https://www.telesurtv.net/english/multimedia/Up-All-Night-French-Workers-Resist-Labor-Code-Overhaul-20160517-0017.html . Source: [...]
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Oxfam Says Workers in Haiti Threatened Witness to Misconduct

4 months ago | 0 comment
The revelations have led to investigations by the British government, a halt to government funding of the charity, talk of prosecution by Haitian authorities, the resignation of a top Oxfam executive, and disclosure of claims of sexual [...]
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Workers of Germany, Unite: The New Siren Call of the Far Right

5 months ago | 0 comment
The 92 AfD lawmakers, who have been busy moving into their new parliamentary offices in central Berlin, have not been shy about using the spotlight. One, Jürgen Pohl, recently addressed Parliament and criticized the labor market changes [...]
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Here’s how workers would spend the corporate tax cut — if they had a voice

5 months ago | 0 comment
(Credit: AP/Mel Evans) Having a bullhorn is nice, but workers need more to elevate their voices Thomas Kochan, The Conversation2018-01-31T11:30:13Z•2018-01-31T11:30:13Z•0 Comments Over 200 CEOs have said they will raise [...]
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‘He made promises that he didn’t keep’: Laid-off factory workers feel betrayed by Trump

5 months ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump’s path to becoming “the best jobs president that God ever created” was supposed to run straight through Indianapolis and the Carrier manufacturing plant that had for decades employed thousands of workers [...]
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Colombia Bridge Collapse Throws Workers to Their Deaths

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A bridge under construction in a mountainous region of central Colombia has collapsed, throwing 10 workers about 900 feet to their deaths. The victims had been doing drainage work on Monday on the Chirijara bridge, a 1,500-foot-long structure [...]