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# labour-laws - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'A proxy for the future of work': California votes to exempt Uber from new state labour law
# Proposition 22
# Proposition 22

'A proxy for the future of work': California votes to exempt Uber from new state labour law

Nov 4th 2020, 1:55 PM 10,919 Views 8 Comments

Uber and Lyft donated tens of millions of dollars to the campaign.

# labour-laws - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

Aug 31st 2017, 6:34 PM 9,278 Views 32 Comments

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Riot police "liberate" fuel depot after days of protests in France
# Labour Laws
# Labour Laws

Riot police "liberate" fuel depot after days of protests in France

May 24th 2016, 1:59 PM 7,073 Views 24 Comments

The protesters blocked an oil refinery in Marseilles over labour disputes.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Fans travelling to the Euros could be hit by French transport strikes
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Fans travelling to the Euros could be hit by French transport strikes

May 17th 2016, 8:31 AM 14,422 Views 20 Comments

Workers in the country are holding strikes in protest against controversial reforms of labour laws.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law
# Sacre Bleu
# Sacre Bleu

Ryanair ordered to pay a LOT of money for breaching French Labour law

Oct 28th 2014, 3:58 PM 15,565 Views 30 Comments

The airline will be appealing the decision. Again.

# labour-laws - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'
# Death Zone
# Death Zone

Sherpas fear for their livelihoods as Everest 'shuts down'

Apr 29th 2014, 8:15 PM 23,060 Views 13 Comments

The deadly avalanche of 18 April led to labour dispute and a closure of the mountain route.

# labour-laws - Monday 23 September, 2013

Number of children doing dangerous work drops - but not enough
# Child Labour
# Child Labour

Number of children doing dangerous work drops - but not enough

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 5,157 Views 5 Comments

There are still 85 million children involved in work that endangers their health and safety.

# labour-laws - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

May 26th 2011, 4:50 PM 1,107 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium
# Labour Laws
# Labour Laws

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium

May 26th 2011, 4:12 PM 1,127 Views 9 Comments

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.