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Greek labour icon fears for worker rights after July vote

Greek labour icon fears for worker rights after July vote

Constantina Kuneva was a little-known cleaner and union activist from Bulgaria struggling to get by in Greece when she suffered a horrific acid attack near her home just before Christmas 2008.While she never fully recovered from her injuries, she did manage to

Macron warns on 'capitalism gone mad' in ILO speech

Macron warns on 'capitalism gone mad' in ILO speech

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced "capitalism gone mad" in an address Tuesday to the UN's International Labour Organization, while urging enhanced social protections in a global economy plagued by inequality. Macron made the comments at a conferenc

Spain get better of Sweden as Ireland labour against Gibraltar

Spain get better of Sweden as Ireland labour against Gibraltar

Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata both scored penalties as Spain got the better of Sweden on Monday, while the Republic of Ireland and Poland continued their strong starts in qualifying for Euro 2020.Three-time European champions Spain ran out 3-0 winners in thei

Head of UN labour agency backs anti-harassment measures

Head of UN labour agency backs anti-harassment measures

The head of the International Labour Organization on Monday urged the agency to approve new rules to stop violence and harassment in the workplace, despite some concerns from employer representatives.ILO director general Guy Ryder made the call as he opened a

In historic first, G20 weighs ageing as global risk

In historic first, G20 weighs ageing as global risk

Ballooning healthcare costs, labour shortages and financial services for the elderly: for the first time Sunday, the world's top policymakers are tackling economic issues relating to ageing and shrinking birthrates.G20 finance ministers and central bank chief

In historic first, G20 weighs ageing as global risk

In historic first, G20 weighs ageing as global risk

Ballooning healthcare costs, labour shortages and financial services for the elderly: for the first time Sunday, the world's top policymakers are tackling economic issues relating to ageing and shrinking birthrates.G20 finance ministers and central bank chief