Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General. Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Mr Asaf F Vardag President and Mrs Shumalia Sadiq Secretary Womem Wing Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) said that the Death of Comrade Bob Crow General Secretary RMT was a big shocking news for the Trade Unions not in United Kingdom but also on the other part of the World.
They said that Comrade Bob…Continue
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Muhammad Nawaz Shraif
Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Prime Minister House
Sub; Children died of hunger in Thar district in Sindh, Pakistan
On behalf of the Executive Board of Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) we have the honour to draw your kind…
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Communists in the union movement:
Yesterday and Today
Working people hold tremendous power in their hands when they organise collectively. The role of socialists in unions is to inspire their workmates to not only imagine a better world but to organise for a society where exploitation cannot exist and the needs of all are abundantly met.
Communists have a proud tradition of political unionism—working to…Continue
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(PLF) Demanded to create Jobs in Rural Areas
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General,Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Mrs Shumalia Sadiq Secretary Women Wing and Asaf F Vardag President Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demanded the Government to create Jobs in the Rural Areas of Pakistan They said that Pakistan is an agricultural country and the importance of this sector is manifold as it Feeds people, provides raw material to industry…Continue
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Four long-time International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers members working at United Airlines won their case that the union had failed to represent them fairly. The union members were part of a group of seven workers fired by United Airlines in March 2011 for "alleged ticketing irregularities."
While the union won back three members' jobs, it did not tell the remaining four members, Ada Li, Jennifer Thacker, Katarina Sliackey, and Anthony David Scott, why the…Continue
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Firefighters and the Public Service Alliance of Canada lost their bid to create a separate bargaining unit for firefighters at the St. John’s International Airport Authority. The Canadian Industrial Relations Board denied their request.
The firefighters testified that they couldn't get support for their issues from the other airport workers in their bargaining unit. The CIRB responded by…Continue
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The Northern Quebec Stevedoring Company in Baie-Comeau now has a new union. The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 5159 received its certification on March 5, 2014. The new bargaining unit is defined as:…
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Cement Cartage Company had "no objection" to accepting Unifor as the union bargaining agent. The CAW Canada affiliate, National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers Union of Canada, first gained recognition in 1999.
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The Public Service Alliance of Canada now represents a group of municipal workers in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut. The public service union received its certification from the Canadian Industrial Relations Board on March 5, 2014.
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(PLF) Urge the Prime Minister Cambodia to stop the victimization of workers
Haji Muhammad saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General,Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Asaf F Vardag President Mrs Shunalia Sadiq Secretary Women Wing Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) urge the Cambodian Prime Minister to Respect Freedom of Association: and to stop the victimization and killings of innocent workers. They said that Trade Unions in Cambodia have…Continue
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"What seems to have been desired by some of those VW workers who voted against the UAW partnering with management was rather a union that would unite the membership into a fighting force that would then be capable of making improvements in their collective standard of living,…Continue
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The certain hardships and issues related working women
Millions of women workers, mainly poor and low skilled women survive only with the livelihood income earned from private and informal sectors .In India female workers constituted above 26 per cent of the total working population.
Gender-focused development recognizes that gender is an organizing principle of society that affects women and men in all activities and relationships and consequently influences the outcomes…Continue
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IndustriALL’s Indonesian affiliate FSP2KI leads the struggle against Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) after the company illegally broke off collective bargaining talks and called in the local army and police to intimidate workers against supporting the union in West…
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I may have posted this earlier but cannot, on a quick search find it. This piece should be read in conjunction with that by Judith Marshall on the NUMSA political school which followed the Congress. I would consider there are considerable tensions within NUMSA which, on the one hand, seems to seek its alternative to Cosatu (the national union confederation) in a return to some Marxist-Leninist, Democratic Centralist, Proletarian Vanguardist tradition, and…Continue
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A well-informed and well-argued piece that requires a fuller and more professional response than I can give here. But I am not sure the author understands either 1) cyberspace (the new agora created by what he calls merely Web Based Communication, 2) the new kinds of work, 3) the new kinds of worker, 4) the new forms of struggle that cyberspace permits. If one look at his conclusions, it seems as if he is still married to forms of worker self-organisation…Continue
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That is, of course, my title above, as in most of my postings. But in this case there is no reference at all to anything in the article itself. However, what Judith Marshall reports sounds pretty much like the Social Movement Unionism idea I was promoting in the 1990s. At that time in South Africa, labour specialists were understanding this in terms of a Labour-Community (union + nationalist movement) alliance, with labour leading it. This was a more…Continue
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PAKISTAN LABOUR FEDERATION (PLF)
Warmest solidarity greetings from Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) On the eve of 8th March International Women Day we salute Comrade George Movrikos Secretary General WFTU to raised the voice of women in all over the world and organizing Rallies and Seminars on the occasion of International women Day in all over the World (PLF) salute all brave women struggling…Continue
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