Air France workers go on trial in shirt-ripping case

Air France workers go on trial in shirt-ripping case

Fifteen people go on trial Tuesday over rowdy scenes a year ago in which an Air France executive had his shirt shredded as he fled a mob of workers angry over planned job cuts. Images of the incident in France hit screens around the world, showing bare-chested human resources chief Xavier Broseta trying to scale […]

Rescue workers race to find Italy quake survivors

Rescue workers race to find Italy quake survivors

  Rescuers worked into the early hours of Thursday in a desperate search for survivors after a powerful earthquake shook central Italy, leaving at least 159 people dead and devastating several mountain villages. With 368 people injured, some critically, and an unknown number trapped under rubble, the death toll from Wednesday’s pre-dawn quake was expected […]

Eurostar workers to strike on two August weekends

Eurostar workers to strike on two August weekends

  Rail workers on Eurostar trains linking Britain to continental Europe via the Channel Tunnel will strike for a total of seven days in August because of a long-running dispute over work-life balance, Britain’s RMT rail union said on Wednesday. The RMT said the strike action would take place in two blocks over two weekends, […]

Unions warn that workers face a £38 a week wage cut if Britain leaves EU

Unions warn that workers face a £38 a week wage cut if Britain leaves EU

“At a time of continuing hardship, Brexit would be a disaster for working people – for our wages, for our jobs and for our rights” Workers face a £38-a-week wage cut if Britain quits the EU, unions warns today. A TUC report says manufacturing will slump into “steep decline” – hitting jobs as well as […]

Chinese Factory Workers And The Toys They Make

Chinese Factory Workers And The Toys They Make

China is the biggest toy exporter in the world – nearly 75% of all the world’s toys are made in the country – but the retail price of one high-quality toy in the western market is often more than six months’ salary for a Chinese toy factory worker. In order to depict the drudgery of […]

Dangerous Work Of Chinese Workers

Dangerous Work Of Chinese Workers

Stretching along the steep Shifou Mountains of China will eventually be a 3km footpath for the average person to traverse. However, in the meantime these crazy workers build the footpath with little to now safety precautions, aside from helmets and prayers.