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General strike in Portugal protests austerity measures

A massive one-day general strike paralyzed Portugal November 24 led by major labor federations united to denounce austerity measures being imposed by the country's Socialist Party Prime Minister, Jose Socrates.

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World AIDS Day: Post offices deliver HIV prevention advice

Workplaces can play a key role in the HIV response, according to the International Labor Organization.

World unions say jobs first

The leaders of the world's unions are demanding that national leaders put jobs first as the way to get the globe out of its continuing deep recession.