VOA News: Labor Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:42:16 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America World Bank: Internet, Mobile Phones Key to Growth Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:42:16 +0200 Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:42:16 -0400 Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:42:16 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-06-30-voa48.cfm?rss=labor A World Bank report says broadband Internet creates IT services and related jobs, increases productivity and exports "www.voanews.com/english/2009-06-30-voa48.cfm?RSS=Labor" Niger Opposition Strike Gets Partial Support Wed, 01 Jul 2009 17:10:17 +0200 Wed, 01 Jul 2009 17:10:17 -0400 Wed, 01 Jul 2009 17:10:17 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-01-voa50.cfm?rss=labor Opposition called strike to protest President Mamadou Tandja's plan to change constitution so he can remain in office "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-01-voa50.cfm?RSS=Labor" More Job Losses Cloud US Employment Picture Thu, 02 Jul 2009 13:22:44 +0200 Thu, 02 Jul 2009 13:22:44 -0400 Thu, 02 Jul 2009 13:22:44 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-02-voa17.cfm?rss=labor Unemployment rate now stands at 9.5 percent, the highest in 26 years "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-02-voa17.cfm?RSS=Labor" Strike Will Threaten World Cup Projects in S. Africa Mon, 06 Jul 2009 17:13:42 +0200 Mon, 06 Jul 2009 17:13:42 -0400 Mon, 06 Jul 2009 17:13:42 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-06-voa38.cfm?rss=labor Thousands of construction workers to strike Wednesday if their demand for a 13 percent wage increase is not met "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-06-voa38.cfm?RSS=Labor" Zimbabwe's Main Union Raises the Ante on Wages as Economy Stabilizes Mon, 06 Jul 2009 19:22:38 +0200 Mon, 06 Jul 2009 19:22:38 -0400 Mon, 06 Jul 2009 19:22:38 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-07-06-voa47.cfm?rss=labor Economists say neither businesses nor the government can meet union demands for a full living wage because the recovery has barely begun and state resources are very limited "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-07-06-voa47.cfm?RSS=Labor" Zimbabwe Union Remains at Odds With MDC On Constitutional Process Wed, 08 Jul 2009 17:42:35 +0200 Wed, 08 Jul 2009 17:42:35 -0400 Wed, 08 Jul 2009 17:42:35 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-07-08-voa45.cfm?rss=labor The ZCTU says the MDC and civic groups agreed as early as 1999 that the process of redrafting the country's basic document should be people-driven "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-07-08-voa45.cfm?RSS=Labor" US Economic Data Shows Retail Weakness, Drop in Jobless Claims Thu, 09 Jul 2009 18:51:39 +0200 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 18:51:39 -0400 Thu, 09 Jul 2009 18:51:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-09-voa37.cfm?rss=labor Mixed economic data sowing doubt as to when recovery will take hold, whether economic stimulus package is working "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-09-voa37.cfm?RSS=Labor" Zimbabwe Teachers March Over Wages, Intimidation by ZANU-PF Militia Mon, 13 Jul 2009 18:40:08 +0200 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 18:40:08 -0400 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 18:40:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-07-13-voa46.cfm?rss=labor The teachers union said ZANU-PF youth militia, deeply implicated in post-election violence in 2008, have set up bases in schools around the country and are intimidating teachers "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-07-13-voa46.cfm?RSS=Labor" South Africa Broadcasters to Begin Protests for Better Working Conditions Tue, 14 Jul 2009 00:44:05 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 00:44:05 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 00:44:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-07-14-voa1.cfm?rss=labor Workers accuse the state broadcaster of reneging on its agreement to increase salaries and provide better working conditions "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-07-14-voa1.cfm?RSS=Labor" Obama: Unemployment Likely to Keep Rising Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:19:50 +0200 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:19:50 -0400 Tue, 14 Jul 2009 17:19:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa44.cfm?rss=labor Most recent data shows US unemployment rate at 9.5 percent "www.voanews.com/english/2009-07-14-voa44.cfm?RSS=Labor"