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Hong Kong Hospital Workers Strike as Government Refuses to Close Border to Coronavirus

Hong Kong healthcare workers launched a five-day strike as threatened on Monday to protest their government’s refusal to completely seal the border with China until the coronavirus epidemic is under control. Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam responded by announcing more travel restrictions, closing down all land crossings except the bridges to Shenzhen and Zhuhai.

HONG KONG, CHINA - FEBRUARY 03: Protesters hold placards during a rally supporting a strike in the medical industry to demand the government shut the city's border with China to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading on February 3, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong has 15 confirmed …

Bernie Sanders Rallies UC Workers on Strike in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California — Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is running for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, appeared at a rally of over 1,000 striking workers and students outside the campus of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) on Wednesday afternoon in a show of solidarity and a pitch for labor support.

Bernie Sanders at UCLA (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Nationwide Anti-Austerity General Strike Grips Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – A nationwide general strike disrupted services across Greece Wednesday, as lawmakers were set to approve another batch of reforms that will impose years more hardship on austerity-weary Greeks. Unions called the strike to protest new belt-tightening

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Trains Grind To A Halt As Strikes Grip France

(AFP) – Transport chaos hit France again on Wednesday, just nine days ahead of Euro 2016, as railway workers went on strike in the latest salvo of a months-long battle between the government and unions. Between a third and half

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France Faces Strike Chaos Ahead of Euro 2016

(AFP) – Looming strikes on trains and planes are threatening to bring chaos to France less than two weeks before Euro 2016 kicks off, with unions standing firm Monday in demanding that controversial labour reforms are scrapped. As the head

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