The working-class history of
the Republic of Liberia
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- Six Firestone strikers wounded by bullets in Liberia
- ICFTU OnLine..., 12 September 1997. The
government enlists help of the West African peace keeping force,
ECOMOG, to attack striking workers on the Harbel rubber plantation.
The plantation's 7,000 employees were demanding better social protection,
improvements to their accommodation and working conditions, and the
redeployment of some 8,000 former employees of the company.
- Former Communications Network Employees Win Labor Case
- The News (Monrovia), 4 September 2000. The
Ministry of Labor has finally handed down a ruling of unfair labor
practice in the case involving the management of the Liberia
Communications Network (LCN) and some employees who were declared
redundant in 1998.
- All Is Not Lost
- The Perspective (Smyrna, Georgia), Editorial,
28 November 2000. The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has concluded its
regular elections. The process was marred by the Government's crusade
to confiscate the Union through infusion of money to elect its
propagandists in key positions.