Finland paper workers strike

Hundreds of Finnish workers have started a two week strike at selected paper making plants aimed at speeding stalled wage talks. The trade union says the walkouts began in the first week of April 2011 and include some 1,000 members. They are expected to cause plant closures, mostly at UPM- Kymmene Corp.'s factories.

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Film workers of AP call for strike

Thousands of film workers of Andhra Pradesh have declared they will go on strike from April 8.  The workers are demanding a hike in their wages, but Telugu film producers are refusing to discuss their demands. "Workers of all the 24 crafts will not participate in any shooting from tomorrow until our demands are met," leaders of the A P Film Industry Employees Federation (APFIEF) declared.

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Goa steel workers strike work

Contract workers in a steel making plant in Sanguem taluka in Goa began an indefinite strike on April 5, 2011. Over 250 workers gathered outside the factory gates shouting slogans against the management. The striking workers are demanding better working conditions.

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