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No hangover in Canada vote

Published: October 17, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

MANY Canadian voters were still asleep as this issue of Tribune went to press, but they won’t experience any hangover at the prospect of a third consecutive minority government. The …

Appeal for the future of Tribune

Published: October 10, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

Tribune is looking for a new owner following a decision by its trade union consortium that there will be no further investment in the magazine. Expressions of interest from potential …

Death threats for Colombian unions

Published: October 10, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

LEADERS of a Colombian trade union federation are in imminent danger of being murdered after a series of threats from people calling themselves friends of President Alvaro Uribe.

It’s the real economy, stupid

Published: October 9, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

CANADA’S Conservatives may well have blown their chances of getting the majority government they crave when the country goes to the polls next Tuesday (October 14).

Unions consider public sector pay deal

Published: October 9, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

SCOTTISH local government employers have offered their workers an 3 per cent pay rise, more than Treasury recommendations. This has halted further strike action and unions will now put the …

Keep the promise on poverty, urge marchers

Published: October 9, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

MORE than 500 demonstrators braved London’s inclement weather to march from Westminster to Trafalgar Square last Saturday (October 4) to demand that the Government keeps Tony Blair’s promise to eradicate …