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| June 10, 2015
Asia Pacific Currents

Fire at Kentex footware factory kills more than 70 workers

June 8, 2015
| Interview with Myles Quero from the KMU about the fire at the Kentex footwear factory where 72 workers were murdered.
Length: 29:58 minutes (27.44 MB)
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| March 17, 2015
Asia Pacific Currents

Over 200 arrests under Lese Majeste since Thai military coup

February 28, 2015
| An interview with Junya Lek Yimprasert, Thai labour activist, living in exile in Finland due to charges under Lese Majeste.
Length: 30:50 minutes (28.24 MB)
| February 27, 2015
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| February 24, 2015
| January 22, 2015
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| January 13, 2015
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| December 15, 2014

Mediation fails, Nova Scotia's Bill 1 moves to arbitration

Photo: Unifor Atlantic

After weeks in mediation, a settlement could not be reached between Nova Scotia's four health-care unions and acute care employers.

With the help of mediator James Dorsey, the talks intended to help the parties involved reach consensus on how to accommodate Bill 1.

The legislation, introduced by the Liberal government on October 3, will amalgamate the province's health district authorities. By reducing the number of bargaining units in acute care from 49 contracts to four contracts, the Bill will re-assign union members to unions not necessarily of their choosing.



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