• Desperate Theresa May rings Union leaders to gather support for her Brexit deal – News Live
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    Desperate Theresa May rings Union leaders to gather support for her Brexit deal – News Live

    Desperate Theresa May is ringing round top Union leaders including Unite’s Len McCluskey as she tries to gather support for her Brexit deal. The Prime Minister is understood to have spoken to GMB General Secretary Tim Roache as part of the ring around, as well as a representative of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Mrs May took the unusual step after the Mirror revealed she was hoping to win the support of Labour MPs for her Brexit deal by backing key guarantees on workers’ and environmental rights. The Government is likely to support an amendment put down by Labour MPs who could be open to backing her in the…

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    Senator Broden comments on statewide smoking ban legislation

    I’m hopeful we can see progress on a state-wide smoking ban this year, and, from my perspective, the more comprehensive the better. I think Indiana is really lagging behind on this issue. I know in counties, throughout the state of Indiana, where they have adopted smoking bans, they have not seen a significant decline in business for restaurants and bars and establishments like that. In fact in some places they’ve even seen increases. And this is a real public health hazard. The fallout from second-hand smoke is something that we’re becoming more and more knowledgeable about, and it’s estimated that about four-hundred-million dollars is spent on treating illnesses from second-hand…

  • France: Oil Refinery Workers Go on Strike Over Pension Reform Plans
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    France: Oil Refinery Workers Go on Strike Over Pension Reform Plans

    “Now we are going to see the direction to announce the rate of strikes and for written instructions to be laid down so that the loads are no longer made at the north and south bus stations so that there is no more fuel that comes out, that the valves of the pipes be cut so that we no longer supply the deposits, that the boats remain at the quay so that they no longer do coasting and that they no longer supply the Atlantic coast, and that the wagons are stopped to stop supplying by train. This movement is launched at 1pm today, with a strike rate around 90%…

  • Treatment with Sex Offenders: Etiology, Treatment targets, and Intervention Strategies (Part 1/3)
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    Treatment with Sex Offenders: Etiology, Treatment targets, and Intervention Strategies (Part 1/3)

    NICK YACHOVICH: Well, it’s good to see you all this morning. I know that it’s freezing outside, it’s one of the colder days this winter, and I know parking is forever an issue down here on campus. [Laughter] I had many troubles getting in here. I don’t want to take up a lot of time with introduction, but just to give you a kind of little bit of background When I — when I first got into the Human Services Center at MSW, back in the early ’90s, I — I knew that I wanted to work with forensic population, people who’d been on the wrong side of the law.…

  • Domestic Workers Rights Rally – Otilia
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    Domestic Workers Rights Rally – Otilia

    Otilia: Yeah, I think that they … Speaker 3: Good afternoon to everyone and thank you for accompanying us on this march. Okay. Otilia: My name is Otilia. I’m from Bolivia. Otilia: I’m a domestic worker. Otilia: Yeah, okay. I came to this country with a diplomat. Otilia: They treated me very badly. Otilia: When I came to this country, they told me that I would have every opportunity here. Otilia: But things didn’t happen that way. A lot of things changed. Otilia: Psychologically, I was treated very badly. Otilia: Morally I was treated badly. Otilia: Because I didn’t have communication with anyone. Otilia: I couldn’t talk to anyone except…

  • إعرف دستورهم | حقوق العمالKnow their Constitution I Workers’ Rights
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    إعرف دستورهم | حقوق العمالKnow their Constitution I Workers’ Rights

    “The Rights of Workers in the New Constitution” “Did you know that in the new constitution,” “the state is obligated to protect the rights of workers?” “Among them, that your wage is fair and to the extent of your work” “Not just this, it also guarantees you a minimum wage-” In fact it’s an incredibly elastic article A minimum and maximum wage without putting any limits, saying what this minimum wage might start at, and then how the laws would add to this. What needs to happen is that the minimum wage be tied to a sense of what it can afford you They’re tying wages to productivity They’ve created…

  • Domestic Workers Rights Rally – Dolores
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    Domestic Workers Rights Rally – Dolores

    Dolores: I just want to let you know that it’s with great joy and pride that I join my sisters here today. I just want you to know that … Don’t look at our numbers because we are strong and remember that you might be few of us here today, but you are with us in spirit. This trouble is not just up here. It’s all over. We are facing the same thing in New York. I know that it’s not … Listen to me when I say this. Don’t because you think we’re up here, we are immune to these people. We are fighting, but we are going through…

  • Domestic Workers Rights Rally – Carla Wara
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    Domestic Workers Rights Rally – Carla Wara

    Carla: Vengo de Bolivia con mi mama que trabajamos con una señora politica. Translator: Good afternoon, my name is Carla. I’m from Bolivia and my mother and her friend are working with some of the diplomats here in Washington D.C. Carla: El camino dificil. Por cada monte que eh tenido que escalar, por cada piedra que lastimo mis pies, por toda la sangre y el sudor y la suciedad, por todas las tormentas encegedoras y el calor ardiente, mi corazon canta una cancion de agradecimiento. Estas fueron las cosas que me fortalecieron a mí y a mi mama. Translator: The hard road, dedication to my mommy and me. For each…

  • Domestic Workers Rights Rally
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    Domestic Workers Rights Rally

    Speaker 1: [Spanish 00:00:15] Speaker 2: Good afternoon to everyone. Speaker 1: Today we are calling on the United States Government and the Organization of American States to end the exploitation and abuse of domestic workers employed by diplomats. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:00:31] Speaker 1: Every year, approximately 3,000 migrant domestic workers come into the United States to work for diplomats. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:00:50] Speaker 1: They come on special visas that the United States Government gives to the employees of diplomats. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:01:04] Speaker 1: They come with the promise of good jobs. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:01:13] Speaker 1: They come with the promise that U.S.…