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China 'Silk Road' project in Sri Lanka delayed as Beijing toughens stance "But Colombo's plans to sell the stake and acquire land for the industrial zone have run into stiff domestic opposition, backed by trade unions and former President Mahinda Rajapaks

China 'Silk Road' project in Sri Lanka delayed as Beijing toughens stance "But Colombo's plans to sell the stake and acquire land for the industrial zone have run into stiff domestic opposition, backed by trade unions and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa."
http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN15U2VM
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 3:50 AM EST
Exclusive: China 'Silk Road' project in Sri Lanka delayed as Beijing toughens stance

Driverless trucks: economic tsunami may swallow one of most common US jobs

Driverless trucks: economic tsunami may swallow one of most common US jobs
America is producing more than ever before, but it is doing so with fewer and fewer workers. Once trucks become automated, where will these jobs go?
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/feb/16/self-driving-trucks-a...
Once replaced by automation, where will all the trucking jobs go? Photograph: Wojciech Lorbiecki/Alamy

Canadian Govt Settles Lawsuits with Seafarers Union "SIUC said that it had found evidence that some of these temporary foreign workers made as little as $2.41 per hour while working in Canada, when they should have been paid the Canadian prevailing wage.

Canadian Govt Settles Lawsuits with Seafarers Union "SIUC said that it had found evidence that some of these temporary foreign workers made as little as $2.41 per hour while working in Canada, when they should have been paid the Canadian prevailing wage. In July 2016, the SIU filed an additional 13 lawsuits with similar allegations."
https://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/212891/canadian-govt-settles-laws...

UK Southern rail RMT workers set new strike date after talks collapse

UK Southern rail RMT workers set new strike date after talks collapse
RMT members to walk out on 22 February after row over role of conductors remains deadlocked
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/15/southern-rail-workers-n...
Strike threatens fresh misery for the 300,000 Southern rail users. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA

Toronto ATU 113 Trusteeship, Unifor Raid, CLC Crisis

Toronto ATU 113 Trusteeship, Unifor Raid, CLC Crisis
http://ht.ly/LAuE308VqeD
Posted on February 10, 2017 in ATU, CLC, Raiding

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