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IBT 570 Baltimore School bus drivers protest working, safety conditions

IBT 570 Baltimore School bus drivers protest working, safety conditions

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/education/bs-md-school-bus-speakout-20130523,0,5050907.story
Drivers part of class-action lawsuit against Durham transportation

Bus drivers with Durham School Services, which has a contract with Baltimore, "speak-out" about conditions which include not being paid for work and unsafe conditions. (Kim Hairston/Baltimore Sun video)

BART, ATU 1555-SEIU 1021 unions tussling over missed work “It’s not our fault that mismanagement has put BART in a position where they’re forced to pay overtime,”

BART, unions tussling over missed work “It’s not our fault that mismanagement has put BART in a position where they’re forced to pay overtime,” 

Turkish Airlines strike gains momentum

Turkish Airlines strike gains momentum

http://www.sendika.org/2013/05/turkish-airlines-strike-gains-momentum/
22 Mayıs 2013
Six days into the strike Turkish Airlines gives in. The effect and support grows for the workers as the airline changes its position not to negotiate and calls the union to start negotiations.

Israeli Govt plans to use army to break any port strike

Israeli Govt plans to use army to break any port strike
http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000844741
Haifa and Ashdod port workers are expected to strike in protest against the intention to build a new port.
19 May 13 10:05, Globes correspondent

Scab Grain Ship Accosted by Watery Picket In Vancouver, WA

Scab Grain Ship Accosted by Watery Picket In Vancouver, WA
http://www.labornotes.org/blogs/2013/05/scab-grain-ship-accosted-watery-picket
Scab Grain Ship Accosted by Watery Picket

May 16, 2013 / Mark Brennerenlarge or shrink textlogin or register to comment
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Picketing boats in Kalama surrounded the Mary H, which was carrying grain loaded by scabs in nearby Vancouver.

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