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Day: July 11, 2020

Marriott’s Moxy UK workers win through unions’ coordinated pressure

Thanks to coordinated union struggle, workers at UK Moxy hotels, one of the many Marriott brands, will benefit from the UK Government’s job retention/furlough scheme. They will also receive backdated wages totalling thousands of pounds. Managers of the Maribel Group,…

Gokaldas Exports continues union busting in India

Gokaldas Exports owns 20 factories, and on 8 June, management announced a lay-off of all workers at the only factory with union membership. Factories with more than 100 workers are required to obtain prior permission from the government before layoffs,…

Canada must stay the course on economic recovery

Today’s economic and fiscal snapshot by Finance Minister Bill Morneau largely lays out what we already knew: the federal deficit will be about ten times what it was expected to be pre-pandemic, reaching $343 billion. It’s a stark sum, but as…