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The nation's largest labor federation is calling on Apple to improve conditions for the workers who manufacture the company's products.    In an email sent Wednesday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka asked activists to sign a petition to tell Apple CEO Tim Cook "to ensure that people integral to Apple’s success — workers who manufacture Apple’s electronics — are treated fairly."

The nation's largest labor federation is calling on Apple to improve conditions for the workers who manufacture the company's products. In an email sent Wednesday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka asked activists to sign a petition to tell Apple CEO Tim Cook "to ensure that people integral to Apple’s success — workers who manufacture Apple’s electronics — are treated fairly."

The  conventional wisdom was shockingly, pathetically wrong.     But some folks have long had an inkling that the chief justice was no ideologue.     When Roberts was nominated to be chief justice in 2005, a very prominent liberal lawyer told me that he was reassured. Roberts, he noted, was a practicing attorney with years of trials under his belt -- unlike the academic Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas with his slew of government jobs and no real private practice experience. The real world…

The conventional wisdom was shockingly, pathetically wrong. But some folks have long had an inkling that the chief justice was no ideologue. When Roberts was nominated to be chief justice in 2005, a very prominent liberal lawyer told me that he was reassured. Roberts, he noted, was a practicing attorney with years of trials under his belt -- unlike the academic Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas with his slew of government jobs and no real private practice experience. The real world…

Over 10000 tourists stuck in Darjeeling as GJM supporters clash with police Strike announced   Police fired tear gas shells and resorted to lathi charge to disperse the agitators who tried to march to the venue of the Mamata Banerjee-led governments first Cabinet meeting in the hills here.  Anywhere between 10000 to 15000 tourists are stuck in West Bengals hill-town of Darjeeling with the state government compelled to call in the Army after a clash between the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)…

Over 10000 tourists stuck in Darjeeling as GJM supporters clash with police Strike announced Police fired tear gas shells and resorted to lathi charge to disperse the agitators who tried to march to the venue of the Mamata Banerjee-led governments first Cabinet meeting in the hills here. Anywhere between 10000 to 15000 tourists are stuck in West Bengals hill-town of Darjeeling with the state government compelled to call in the Army after a clash between the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM)…

Bengali Optional in Hills - Mamata Banerjee   Mamata Banerjee said Bengali would not be compulsory at schools in the Darjeeling hills and in certain areas of the Dooars and the Terai.  The chief minister's about-turn is perceived to be aimed at meeting the twin objectives of soothing the frayed nerves in the hills and retaining the advantage Trinamul had made in recent civic polls.  Despite Mamata's announcement the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha said it would continue to hold processions across the…

Bengali Optional in Hills - Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee said Bengali would not be compulsory at schools in the Darjeeling hills and in certain areas of the Dooars and the Terai. The chief minister's about-turn is perceived to be aimed at meeting the twin objectives of soothing the frayed nerves in the hills and retaining the advantage Trinamul had made in recent civic polls. Despite Mamata's announcement the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha said it would continue to hold processions across the…

Bimal Gurung calls 2 days education strike in hills after govt decision to make Bengali compulsory subject   Bimal Gurung called a two-day education strike in the hills this week and a series of marches during the chief minister's impending visit to protest the state government's move to make Bengali a compulsory subject at schools.  The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president announced the agitation at a session convened by the party with Nepali literary figures college professors representatives…

Bimal Gurung calls 2 days education strike in hills after govt decision to make Bengali compulsory subject Bimal Gurung called a two-day education strike in the hills this week and a series of marches during the chief minister's impending visit to protest the state government's move to make Bengali a compulsory subject at schools. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president announced the agitation at a session convened by the party with Nepali literary figures college professors representatives…

Bengal CM accuses GJM of misusing GTA funds   The GJM wants a separate state of Gorkhaland to be carved out of the three hill sub-divisions of Kurseong Kalimpong and Darjeeling.  Mirik: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that a special audit of the funds received by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in the Darjeeling hills in the last five years would be done.  The chief minister questioned the performance of the GTA and accused the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha which controls…

Bengal CM accuses GJM of misusing GTA funds The GJM wants a separate state of Gorkhaland to be carved out of the three hill sub-divisions of Kurseong Kalimpong and Darjeeling. Mirik: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that a special audit of the funds received by the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration in the Darjeeling hills in the last five years would be done. The chief minister questioned the performance of the GTA and accused the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha which controls…

On Friday Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode received on courtesy visit members of the Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs led by the Oba of Lagos Oba Rilwan Akiolu who said that the state would continue to support every effort made to keep the unity of the country especially by maintaining peace and accommodating all. At the meeting Governor Ambode said  "we are happy also that we are very accommodating. We are also happy that we allow people from other tribes to live with us and we…

On Friday Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode received on courtesy visit members of the Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs led by the Oba of Lagos Oba Rilwan Akiolu who said that the state would continue to support every effort made to keep the unity of the country especially by maintaining peace and accommodating all. At the meeting Governor Ambode said "we are happy also that we are very accommodating. We are also happy that we allow people from other tribes to live with us and we…

GJMs decision to quit is a political drama as GTAs tenure ends in 10 days says TMC ally GNLF   TRINAMOOL CONGRESS ally GNLF on Wednesday termed GJMs alleged decision to resign from the GTA a political drama as only 10 days are left for the semi-autonomous administrative bodys tenure to get over. Claiming that GTAs term was to end on June 17 GNLF spokesperson Neeraj Zimba said: If they (GJM leaders) were really serious about fighting for Gorkhaland they should have resigned from the GTA long…

GJMs decision to quit is a political drama as GTAs tenure ends in 10 days says TMC ally GNLF TRINAMOOL CONGRESS ally GNLF on Wednesday termed GJMs alleged decision to resign from the GTA a political drama as only 10 days are left for the semi-autonomous administrative bodys tenure to get over. Claiming that GTAs term was to end on June 17 GNLF spokesperson Neeraj Zimba said: If they (GJM leaders) were really serious about fighting for Gorkhaland they should have resigned from the GTA long…

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