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It appears the UN wants to unionize the entire world now

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posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 10:24 AM
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Old Ban Ki Moonbat has a great plan here. Wonder how the UN plans on paying for it all. I'm sure on the backs of the US taxpayers and all the dues collected from the world will be split up by the crooks sitting at the table of the UN. Hmmm kinda like how unions work here in the US nowdays.


(CNSNews.com) - The United Nations, which marked a "World Day of Social Justice" on Sunday, Feb. 20, is calling for a "new era" in which all the people of the world have access to basic services and "decently" paying jobs. According to the U.N., 80 percent of the world’s people lack “adequate social protection.” To eliminate the problem, the U.N. is trying to establish what it calls a global "social protection floor." Such a “floor” would guarantee food security, health services for all, and old-age pensions for the 80 percent of the world’s people believed to lack such protections. In his message urging “social justice for all,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, “No one should live below a certain income level, and everyone should have access to essential public services such as water and sanitation, health and education.”


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posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 10:26 AM
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haha which is their way of putting "New World Order" nicely. Very good find OP. We'll see what happens on this issue.



posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 10:34 AM
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We do need to ensure that workers world wide are treated fairly. I don't think the UN actually wants a union\, I think they want legislation that would ensure rights for workers on par with what they have for the unions. I am all for what Unions stand for but I am not if favor of levels of heirarchy required to operate them. If worldwide workers rights were instituted than we would have no need for unions and we could eliminate these power structures. Until our leaers decide to force businesses to do the right things the need for unions will exist.



posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 10:41 AM
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Utopia for all. I guess you better tell all the warlords and tyrants around to world to start setting up 401K plans and get the voodoo doctors online too.



posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 10:56 AM
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This is most excellent news! The workers of the world deserve far better treatment than what they receive, and even in the fourth world (least developed countries) the workers are beginning to revolt and demand better rights.

example: Bangladesh

Garment workers on strike, APR 2008

Thousands of garment workers in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka went on strike today, closing factories in protest at spiraling food prices.

Demonstrators clashed with police after smashing cars and shops. Local agencies said the army had to be brought in to bring the situation under control, and had police opened fire to scatter the striking workers. Nearly two dozen people were injured.

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The basic minimum monthly salary of a garment worker is less than $1 (51p) a day. A family of four usually spends half of this amount on food. However the price of rice, the staple of the Bangladeshi diet, has leapt by a third since a cyclone devastated food stocks last year.


EDIT: to add this
Jute Mill worker strike, OCT 2009

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Around 2,600 workers of the largest jute mill in the northern part of country staged a strike demanding action against four officials of the mill for their repressive activities.

The workers also lodged a written allegation against those four officials with the Deputy Commissioner for repressing female workers, officials and employees, and for disregarding salary structure.



Garment workers on strike, AUG 2010

Bangladesh’s 3.5 million apparel workers—who are mostly women—left their shops and took to the streets in August to demand that the minimum wage increase to $72 per month.

The current wage of 12 cents an hour, the lowest in the world, is a major draw for garment brands to source manufacturing from Bangladesh, with apparel making up over 75 percent of all exports.

The government agreed to increase the minimum wage to $43 per month, but this is not enough to match recent hikes in food prices.

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In recent weeks 20,000 workers have stopped production at five garment factories while 12,000 workers marched in Dhaka and surrounding towns.


River workers' strike ends, MAY 2010

Saturday, 16th May 2010, Dhaka; Government Ministers and boat owners have signed an agreement with union leaders that ends the 8 day strike of river vessel workers. The deal includes;
dropping of all criminal charges relating to the strike, and release of all those arrested;
a revised pay scale giving wage increases of from 50% to 100%.
But it remains unclear whether this 50% to 100% rise is only the original unsatisfactory pay offer which triggered the strike - or if it is 50% to 100% on top of that.
The union federation’s general secretary Ashikul Islam said;

‘We have decided to call off the strike after the government signed the agreement to meet our demands in phases.’

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A rolling strike wave

The boat workers strike coincides with wider struggles breaking out across the country -

Rangpur, largest city of the north-west; an indefinite bus workers' strike begins. A union secretary declared;

"We have enforced the strike as our seven days' ultimatum expired on Saturday. The strike will continue until the demand for wage hike is met," Mojid said..”

Chittagong, main southern sea port; casual day labourers struck against being paid less than minimum wage for unloading ship cargoes. They returned to work on promise of a pay rise. The workers are not unionised and the strike was self-organised;

Labourer Kashem Ali said, “We did not dare to protest this in fear of C & F agents [their employers]. Now we are united and we shall establish our right by any means.”

Also in Chittagong; Last week an indefinite strike began in the ship-breaking industry against tightening of regulations regarding detoxification certificates for ships. The industry employs tens of thousands of low paid workers in hundreds of yards and the strike appears to have been called by the employers and in their interests - rather than the workers - to pressure the government to abandon the new regulations. 30% of the world's condemned ships are recycled in Bangladesh; labour is cheap enough here to make it profitable to use the most primitive methods to scrap ship with hand tools. It is horrible, dangerous work with terrible environmental consequences. Much of the steel is recycled into rods for use in construction - reinforcing concrete, steel fixing etc.

Across the country; last week 1.3 million weavers struck, protesting import restrictions on Indian yarn. Called by the Bangladesh Handloom and Powerloom Owners' Association, many of whom are home and artisan workshop loom weavers who supply the garment factories. According to the Association, about 0.6mlln looms have closed and the remaining 1.4mlln looms are operating well below production capacity due to the high price of yarn.

weavers of Pabna, Sirajganj and Narsingdi took to the streets and blockaded the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi for four hours. Some 5000 weavers blocked the Dhaka-Sylhet highway In Narsingdi from 10:30am to 2pm Thursday bringing traffic to a halt. (bdnews24.com)

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These struggles are predominantly fired by a constant battle of the poor against both inflation and, often, terrible working conditions. So far there has been little co-ordination and linkage between these struggles beyond their respective industries; but, as they proliferate, this may (or not) impose itself as a logical necessity.



I hope for the success of these workers and for the continued prosperity of their country. It's the only reasonable thing to say!
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posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 11:02 AM
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It is good to see someone at the top is still thinking of people as people. As for who is going to pay for it, well there is that top 1% of society than are up to about 40% of the overall wealth, really how rich do they need to be? They are hopelessly addicted to money and with out someone putting them back in line they are happy to see the rest of the world starve and fall apart as long as there is a dollar in it for them. Corporatism is not working while psychopaths are running the show, something needs to end before the general population does.



posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 01:06 PM
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Originally posted by HoldTheBeans
Old Ban Ki Moonbat has a great plan here. Wonder how the UN plans on paying for it all. I'm sure on the backs of the US taxpayers and all the dues collected from the world will be split up by the crooks sitting at the table of the UN. Hmmm kinda like how unions work here in the US nowdays.


(CNSNews.com) - The United Nations, which marked a "World Day of Social Justice" on Sunday, Feb. 20, is calling for a "new era" in which all the people of the world have access to basic services and "decently" paying jobs. According to the U.N., 80 percent of the world’s people lack “adequate social protection.” To eliminate the problem, the U.N. is trying to establish what it calls a global "social protection floor." Such a “floor” would guarantee food security, health services for all, and old-age pensions for the 80 percent of the world’s people believed to lack such protections. In his message urging “social justice for all,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, “No one should live below a certain income level, and everyone should have access to essential public services such as water and sanitation, health and education.”




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Funny stuff , we won't have any of these things until the UN and such like groups are bannised to history !

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posted on Feb, 23 2011 @ 01:09 PM
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Wait, people think the UN does stuff?



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