Daily Archives: April 23, 2011

French workforce on strike because of ‘Anglo Saxon imperialist’ management

Some 184 staff at Thermal Ceramics, in Saint-Marcellin-en-Forez, in the Loire Valley, are staging walkouts every day. “We say ‘hello’ in French but then communication stops,” said workers’ representative Thierry Juvin, adding that “every meeting is an ordeal.” He said workers at … Continue reading

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Workers denied leave by unscrupulous employers

Tens of thousands of workers are being denied leave to which they are entitled, according to figures released today. According to the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), in the past three years it has dealt with 87,725 cases of employees who have … Continue reading

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Barclays faces investor ire over Diamond pay

Barclays faces institutional investor unrest over its pay arrangements for chief executive Bob Diamond and other top executives at the annual gene-ral meeting on Wednesday. Co-operative Asset Management will vote against the bank’s remuneration report and will be joined by … Continue reading

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David Cameron reignites intern row

In an interview published in The Telegraph, the Prime Minister said he would continue helping friends by offering their children internships, saying he was “very relaxed” about the situation. He even disclosed that he had invited a neighbour in for a … Continue reading

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