Honda workers ‘betrayed’ by Swindon plant closure

    Workers at Honda’s factory in Swindon have been left feeling “betrayed” by the closure announcement, a union official has said. The firm confirmed it will shut the car plant in 2021, with the loss of about 3,500 jobs. Factory worker Martin Huggins called the news “a sad day for Swindon”, while a Unite leader said […]

    Factory workers making Ivanka Trump’s clothing in Indonesia complain of verbal abuse, low-wages

    President Donald Trump listens as his daughter, Ivanka Trump, speaks at a workforce development roundtable in June. (ANDREW HARNIK/AP) Factory workers producing Ivanka Trump’s clothing in Indonesia have complained of verbal abuse and low wages, according to a report. Dozens of workers at PT Buma Apparel Industry factory in Subang, Indonesia, who spoke with The […]

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    Payment deadlock broken for West Bengal tea-garden workers

    The deadlock over payment of wages to tea-garden workers in West Bengal seems to have been broken. Payment modalities through the State administration have been finalised and banks have agreed to set up facilities at all the gardens by March 2017. Garden managements have also been told by the State government to help the workers […]

    Samsung Workers Sickened by Chemicals in Factories Speak Up

    Samsung Electronics, the leader in the global computer chip and smartphone industries, is South Korea’s biggest company, with about 100,000 workers. An Associated Press investigation found South Korean authorities let Samsungwithhold from sick workers and their families crucial information about the chemicals they are exposed to at its computer chip and display factories. A worker-safety […]

    Samsung Electronics Reaches Partial settlement With ill workers

    Samsung Electronics reached a partial settlement on place of business protection with sickened peopleand their households, nearly a decade after the loss of life of a 22-yr–old chip worker from leukemia galvanized challenge about situations in South Korea’s semiconductor enterprise. The South Korean corporation and Banolim, that is the principle advocacy organization for unwellworkers, along […]

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    Unpaid And irritated, some chinese workers Ditch holidays To Protest

    A migrant worker takes notes as he talks on phone at the construction website online of Changxiang Gardens development complex in Fengrun District, China. (Reuters photograph) QIAN’AN/DONGGUAN, CHINA: This yr, labourer Fan Fu and 20 or so colleagues operating on the Zixiagarden condo complicated in Hebei province have now not joined China’s legion of migrant […]