Pitched battles had been fought with the small armies of armed strike-breakers* put in the field by the employers' associations; the Black Hundreds, appearing in scores of wide-scattered places, had destroyed property; and, in consequence, a hundred thousand regular soldiers of the United States has been called out to put a frightful end to the whole affair.
The great captains of industry, the oligarchs, had for the first time thrown their full weight into the breach the struggling employers' associations had made.
The employers' associations, that had helped the captains of industry to tear and rend labor, were now torn and rent by their quondam allies.
The combined Employers' Associations
put up a solid front, and found facing them the
There's the labor unions an' employers' associations
, an' strikes', an' hard times, an' huntin' for jobs, an' all the rest.
In a certain city of the country it had over forty of its "Army" in the headquarters of the Telegraph Trust, and no message of importance to Socialists ever went through that a copy of it did not go to the "Appeal." It would print great broadsides during the campaign; one copy that came to Jurgis was a manifesto addressed to striking workingmen, of which nearly a million copies had been distributed in the industrial centers, wherever the employers' associations
had been carrying out their "open shop" program.
The unions and the employers' associations
had locked horns with a determination that looked as if they intended to settle the matter, one way or the other, for all time.
At the session of the FBiH Employers' Association
Board of Directors, it was pointed out that the reconstruction of the Vranduk tunnel, which began in autumn last year, has already caused enormous damage to the BiH economy, and some estimates show that the damage to the economy and population amounts to about a million KM per day.
Colleges Scotland Employers' Association
met in Stirling last week and unanimously agreed to approve the new package on offer.
On Friday, employers' association
OEV said it was unacceptable and an insult for Co-op bank unions to demand up to e1/4200,000 in compensation for those who would opt for the exit scheme.
Extending the annual leave entitlement by five days will drastically reduce Bulgarian GDP, reducing it by up to 2.3%, an employers' association
has warned.Commenting on a draft bill submitted to Parliament which proposes that an employee is to have 25 (instead of 20) days of paid holiday leave every year, the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA) urges a "thorough analysis and a debate" on the issue.In an official statement, it has stressed that the number of days off Bulgarian employees have (annual leave combined with official holidays) is already bigger than that of many developed economies.The total number of days of leave in Bulgaria is 32.
Coletti, president and CEO of the Building Trades Employers' Association