Tuesday, July 23, 2013

MALAYSIA - EPF: Opt for flexi-withdrawal scheme in order to stretch savings

PETALING JAYA: The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) has urged the public to take advantage of its Flexible Age 55 Withdrawal scheme, which allows them to manage their savings via flexible withdrawal options.

How unions can make union organizing lists using Facebook

Union organizing prospects strategy

Promoting Your Union

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Bangladesh - ILO wants more labour law changes

Owners reopen RMG factories
In a press statement on Monday, the UN agency said it was a positive move to ensure workers' freedom of association, collective bargaining rights and addressing the need to boost occupational safety and health.

Johannesburg - Solidarity disappointed by coal offer

IOL Exxaro
Johannesburg - Trade union Solidarity has expressed disappointment at the Chamber of Mines' pay offer to workers in the coal industry.
The chamber's 5.6 percent offer was declined because it fell short of the union's 10 percent demand that applied to other benefits, union general secretary Gideon du Plessis said on Monday.
“The housing and living-out allowance is a burning issue for Solidarity's members and today's offer regarding this issue is unacceptable,” Du Plessis said.