Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 20

RIO TINTO UNDERMINING RIGHT TO STRIKE

  Rio Tinto has escalated a labour dispute at its aluminium smelter in Iceland by proposing that contractors be denied the right to strike. The company is also proposing to expand the use of lower paid contractors at the site. Rio Tinto‚Äôs drive to increase the use of precarious labour and inflexibility in prolonged negotiations …

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Mar 11

Rapid Response

  Currency Manipulation Kills Jobs Because different countries have different currencies, the value of those currencies should fluctuate in a manner which is fair for all trading partners. Currency exchange markets are supposed to be self-correcting and balance out as markets shift, ensuring everyone is on a level playing field. However, when countries like China, …

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