Recent Examples of industrial action from the Web
Labor unions strongly oppose the provisions on strikes, which require a higher turnout for local level unions to be able to decide on industrial action.
Ryanair pilots in Ireland and Germany both voted to take industrial action over the holiday season in disputes over pay and conditions.
Tuesday’s industrial action comes after several other street protests in recent weeks against Macron’s proposed changes to labor laws, which apply to employees of the private sector.
Unions have faced the gradual erosion of their right to take industrial action since Thatcher was elected in 1979 and many on the left accuse Labour administrations under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown of failing to protect their rights.
Production at the world’s second-largest copper mine had ground to a halt at various points this year as the Indonesian government looked to claw back control over mine operations and amid waves of industrial action.
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