Tag Archives: Labor

The Latest: Zimbabwe charges labor leader with subversion

Zimbabwe police have charged the leader of the country’s largest labor union with subverting the constitutional government. The lawyer for Japhet Moyo, the secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions said he has been charged with subversion for his role in organizing last week’s national strike that the government said degenerated into riots. The protests prompted the government ... Read More »

Private health savings worth just 70c a week to young people, Labor says

The Australian Medical Association president says the Coalition’s private health reforms are ‘a start in the right direction’ but will not solve affordability. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP The Australian Medical Association and some health funds have questioned the extent of consumer savings under the Coalition’s private health revamp, while one consumer group has suggested discounts for young people will entrench a ... Read More »