The Strike Returns to New Zealand

February 5, 2019 6:48 am

The Strike in New Zealand Strikes have been a major feature of New Zealand history, defining the course of the nation’s trajectory over the past two-hundred years and occurring at key turning points in New Zealand’s political and economic history. In 1821, Maori timber workers employed by Europeans refused to...

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ICE Confirms Force-Feeding Of Detainees On Hunger Strike | KWIT

February 4, 2019 2:46 am

At least six immigrant detainees on a hunger strike have been force-fed through nasal tubes by immigration authorities, while nine other asylum-seekers are starving themselves, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed on Thursday. Eleven of the detainees refusing food, some for more than a month, are in custody at the...

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ICE Confirms Force-Feeding Of Detainees On Hunger Strike | KHSU

February 3, 2019 4:45 pm

At least six immigrant detainees on a hunger strike have been force-fed through nasal tubes by immigration authorities, while nine other asylum-seekers are starving themselves, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed on Thursday. Eleven of the detainees refusing food, some for more than a month, are in custody at the...

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MP raises payment delays with minister – Northumberland Gazette

February 3, 2019 6:48 am

MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has met Environment Secretary Michael Gove to raise concerns of local farmers over delays to their Countryside Stewardship payments. The Countryside Stewardship scheme provides financial incentives for farmers and land managers to look after their environment by conserving and restoring wildlife habitats, woodland creation, improving educational access...

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ASUU FUOYE is on strike, says school chapter | Campus Reporter

February 2, 2019 2:48 am

Recent rumours of division in the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, have generated doubt as to whether the union joined the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by University lecturers on November 4, 2018. CAMPUS REPORTER gathered that the ASUU chapter in the university has...

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The Hidden Costs of the LA Teachers Strike | Hoover Institution

February 1, 2019 4:46 pm

The recent teachers strike in Los Angeles was resolved on terms that have generally been regarded as a victory for the teachers against the embattled Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The LAUSD is financially strapped because of ever heavier pension obligations for retired teachers and high operating expenses. Nonetheless,...

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