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Korean Gov Park Prosecutors seek two-year prison sentence for organizer of Sewol ferry march of silence over government cover-up

Korean Gov Park Prosecutors seek two-year prison sentence for organizer of Sewol ferry march of silence over government cover-up
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_national/770031.html
Nov.13,2016 11:59 KSTModified on : Nov.13,2016 11:59 KST

TWU 100New York City transit worker killed, another injured in subway accident

TWU 100New York City transit worker killed, another injured in subway accident
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2016/11/11/nyta-n11.html
By Alan Whyte
11 November 2016
Minutes after midnight November 3, two New York City transit workers working as construction flaggers on the tracks in Brooklyn tried to jump into an alcove to avoid an oncoming train, but the space was too small for the both of them, leading to the death of one and serious injuries to the other.

The wild card in Metro’s budget talks: ATU Local 689 Union negotiations "Last month, a group of Metro track workers testified at a board meeting, accusing managers of forcing them to put speed ahead of safety and claiming that the agency wastes money on c

The wild card in Metro’s budget talks: ATU Local 689 Union negotiations "Last month, a group of Metro track workers testified at a board meeting, accusing managers of forcing them to put speed ahead of safety and claiming that the agency wastes money on contractors and consultants who don’t know the system as well as rank-and-file workers."

Aussie Bus driver dies after being doused in fuel and set alight in Brisbane "Rail, Tram and Bus Union Queensland state secretary Tom Brown said the 29-year-old’s death was a terrible tragedy."

Aussie Bus driver dies after being doused in fuel and set alight in Brisbane "Rail, Tram and Bus Union Queensland state secretary Tom Brown said the 29-year-old’s death was a terrible tragedy."
Passengers treated for smoke inhalation and a man is arrested at the scene in Moorooka in Brisbane’s south after attack that police say appears to be random
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/oct/28/bus-driver-dies-a...

Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads to detention

Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads to detention
http://www.ilo.org/global/standards/maritime-labour-convention/news/WCMS...
28 October 2016
Mistreatment of crew on sub-standard ship leads to detention

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