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- Labor Anger In Mauritian Workers
- By ICFTU OnLine, 9 November, 1996. Wage
freeze in public sector employment. The decision by
Mauritian Prime Minister Nuvin Ramgoolam to renege on his
promise to increase workers' salaries is leading to
discontent, according to the Mauritius Labour Congress
(MLC), the country's main trade union centre.
- Complaint against the Government of Mauritius
presented by the Mauritius Labour Congress (MLC)
- 309th Report of the Committee on Freedom of Association:
Case No. 1940, 7 October 1997. The MLC denounced the
decision of the Mauritius Police Authorities to prosecute
trade union leaders in response to the protest march
organized on 26 June 1996 in Port Louis by the trade union
- Malagasy Prostitutes Expelled From
- Panafrican News Agency, 7 April 2000. Nine Madagascar sex
workers in a resort village expelled by the police for
remaining in the country after their visas had
expired. Police pursuing other such workers.
- Manifestation contre le nouveau
- Panafrican News Agency, 27 September 2000. Des
travailleurs de la fonction publique ont manifesté
contre la décision du gouvernement d'annuler
l'augmentation de 300 roupies sur leurs salaires
mensuels que leur avait accordée le gouvernement
sortant battu aux élections du 11 septembre
- Sugar Workers Demand Better Working
- Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 1 April 2001. Thousands of
sugar workers in Mauritius stage a peaceful protest to
demand better working conditions. They demanded a 40
hour-week during harvest, equal salaries for men and women
workers and a guarantee of job security.
- Mauritius Moves to Protect Foreign
- Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 20 April 2001. The
creation of a special unit to take care of foreign workers
in Mauritius. Some 25 000 foreigners from China, India,
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Madagascar are presently employed
in Mauritian textile factories.
- Meetings et messe pour le 1er Mai
- Servihoo News Online, 30 April 2001. La fête du
Travail sera marquée par les meetings des syndicats
ainsi que la messe traditionnelle des travailleurs.
- Workers Reject 5 Percent
- Panafrican News Agency, 23 May 2001. Mauritian trade
unions and employers have rejected a 5-percent salary
compensation to workers offered by the government. Members
of the Mauritius Labour Congress (MLC) demand the payment of
full compensation to every worker. A survey conducted over
the period 1995 to 2001 shows household expenses have
increased by 3000 rupees.
- Extract from the ICFTU Archives inventory,
- Mauritius. n.d.. A catalog of correspondence, reports,
clippings and other documents held in the ICFTU archives for
the years 1949-1993.
- Trade Unions of Mauritius
- yellowpages.mu, Friday 3 August 2001. An on-line Yellow
Page service in Mauritius lists the island's unions
[The list may be neither entirely accurate nor