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  1. Lee Murray, who worked for the PES refinery for 25 years, poses in front of the Philadelphia Energy

    Laid-off Philadelphia refinery workers struggle with shrinking sector

    Third-generation Philadelphia oil refinery worker Lee Murray wore his late father's hard hat every day of the 25 years he spent there.
  2. The GM logo is seen at the General Motors plant in Sao Jose dos Campos

    General Motors moves over 1,350 temporary workers to full-time jobs

    General Motors Co. said on Wednesday more than 1,350 hourly employees at its assembly plants in the United States will transition into full-time ...
  3. Argentina's Simari Birkner clears a gate during the first run of the men's alpine skiing

    Alpine skiing - Course worker frustrates run of Olympian

    Veteran Argentine skier Cristian Javier Simari Birkner has never had a top-25 finish on the World Cup alpine skiing circuit, and his drought ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Uber's logo is pictured at its office in Bogota

    Uber, Postmates sue to block California gig worker law, claiming it's unconstitutional

    Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to ...
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    Commentary: Suspensions and lapses in SkillsFuture courses – let market forces regulate training programmes

    Why Kaplan Professional was suspended remains unclear but the perennial challenge of ensuring training institutes help workers reskill can be ...
  6. General Motors production worker Dina Mays works on the 10-speed transmission assembly at the Gener

    Far-flung job offers pose tough choices for GM Ohio workers

    General Motors Co built the final Chevrolet Cruze small car at its Lordstown, Ohio, assembly plant on March 6, despite demands from President ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: FIFA sign is seen outside the FIFA headquarters in Zurich

    As FIFA eyes World Cup expansion, rights groups say workers at risk

    FIFA's drive to expand World Cup 2022 and stage it beyond Qatar risks including host countries that do not meet the soccer governing body's own ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Aircraft flies over a Wal-Mart billboard in Mexico City

    Group of Walmart Mexico workers threatens strike for higher pay

    A union representing workers at Walmart Inc's Mexico unit said on Monday it would go on strike next month if it did not secure better pay and ...
  9. A Microsoft store is pictured in New York City

    Microsoft workers demand it drop US$480 million US Army contract

    Several Microsoft Corp employees on Friday demanded that the company cancel a US$480 million hardware contract with the U.S. Army and stop ...
  10. Unifor national president Dias addresses GM assembly workers and supporters protesting GM's an

    Canadian auto union faces Catch-22 in General Motors fight

    Jerry Dias, the leader of Canada's auto union, is unsparing in his rhetorical attacks on General Motors Co's decision to close its Oshawa, ...