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Asia Pacific Currents

The unfinished business of Aboriginal justice in Australia

June 6, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Celeste Little on the ongoing campaign for justice for Aboriginal people in Australia.
Length: 30:32 minutes (13.98 MB)

Talks break down as Chronicle Herald bosses tender offer worse than proposed four months ago

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Bosses at the Canada's largest independent newspaper are proposing more staff cuts and salary reductions than those that led to a newsroom strike four months ago, the Halifax Typographical Union says.

The union (HTU), which represents 57 editorial staff currently on strike, announced this afternoon a week of negotiations with management at the Halifax Chronicle Herald had ended unsuccessfully. 

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Asia Pacific Currents

Organizing in Malaysia against constant government repression

May 31, 2016
| Labour updates from workers struggle in the Asia Pacific and interview with Sivarajan Arumugam on the situation in Malaysia.
Length: 28:41 minutes (13.13 MB)
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| May 27, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

International solidarity at the LabourStart Conference

May 23, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and report-back on the Global Picketline concept and the LabourStart Conference.
Length: 29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

Regional distribution of benefits highlights inequity in EI system

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At the moment, "a few miles" will cost a worker more than a month in employment insurance benefits in Saskatchewan.

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No left turn for London's new mayor

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Everyone on the left is bound to welcome Sadiq Khan's clear victory over Tory Zac Goldsmith to become London's new mayor in succession to Boris Johnson. Khan took 44 per cent of the vote to Goldsmith's 35 per cent, ending eight years of Tory rule at city hall.

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