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Qantas resumed its flights on Monday, following a ruling from Fair Work Australia which ordered a permanent end to the industrial dispute between the airline’s management and the union members. (photo, from lemonde.fr) (more…)

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All international and domestic flights from Australian Qantas Airways (photo) are grounded a labour dispute, a decision which the airline said would cost Aus$20m a day.

Immediately after the announcement 600 flights were cancelled, affecting 70,000 travelers according to the airline. (more…)

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In Bolivia, in order to protest against an 83 per cent hike in the price of petrol and a 73 per cent hike in the price of diesel, bus drivers have started an indefinite strike. (more…)

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US officials say North Korean artillery strike on South Korean island that lies near the disputed Yeallow Sea border, was an isolated incident. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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To protest against the government’s free-market policies, thousands of people have joined marches and strikes in Peru. They say that the wealth from an economic boom has not been spread by the government. (more…)

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Actors received a last-ditch offer from Hollywood producers, in their pay dispute. The entertainment industry is already on de facto strike. (more…)

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The strike is over

Film and television writers in the USA have come to an agreement with the major studios. They will go back to work after a 14-week strike which has been the worst labour clash to hit the industry in 20 years. (more…)

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