Entries in 'strikes' (6)

Strikes threaten to wreck Walmart's Black Friday

Strikes threaten to wreck Walmart's Black Friday

The threat of worker unrest could cause havoc for Walmart’s Black Friday push next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 10:13AM in News
Doubts cast over piracy plans

Doubts cast over piracy plans

Lobbyists and soncumer groups have been quick to condemn the government’s intention to push forward with a “three-strikes” policy to cut the internet connections of those accused of online piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 2:42PM in News
Mandelson backs three-strikes policy

Mandelson backs three-strikes policy

Labour MP and Business Secretary Peter Mandelson has stated that the UK will follow the lead set by France in introducing a “three-strikes-and-you’re-out” policy that will leave those accused of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 2:38PM in News
FRANCE: ‘Net piracy law passed

FRANCE: ‘Net piracy law passed

European powerhouse France has ushered in controversial new legislation that looks to cut off the internet connections of those found to have pirated movies, music and games online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2009 at 2:22PM in News

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Online retail braced for postal ‘nightmare’

Online retail braced for postal ‘nightmare’

Games retail has drawn up contingency plans ahead of strike action by Royal Mail staff, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2009 at 2:49PM in News
FRANCE: Online anti-piracy ruling passed

FRANCE: Online anti-piracy ruling passed

Having been on the brink of approval in November last year, the French government has now given final approval to new laws that could lead to the prosecution of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2009 at 3:29PM in News