ArcelorMittal Temirtau is going to reduce the number of jobs by 2500 in 2014, Viktor Schetinin, vice-chairman of Zhaktau steel workers union.
Lakshmi Mittal met with ArcelorMittal Temirtau plant top-managers and called them to reduce expenses and make goods more competitive.
A Chinese factory worker says walking in huge iron shoes weighing more than 200 kilograms each can cure back pain, but faces hefty competition in his bid to build the country's heaviest footwear.
Kazakhstan is planning to set salary ceilings industry-wise.
Mass poisoning of workers of Kezbi oil service company has been registered in Zhanaozen city of Mangystau oblast in western Kazakhstan.
An Australian woman injured when a motel room light fitting fell and hit her while having sex on a business trip failed in a bid for workers' compensation.
Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant were evacuated when a small tsunami hit Japan after a powerful undersea quake Saturday.
Sifting through freshly caught sardines at a port in southern Thailand, Shi-Jai is one of thousands of migrant workers -- including women and children -- who keep the kingdom's huge fishing industry in business.
Brazil has filed a lawsuit against Samsung alleging poor working conditions at a factory in the Amazon and is demanding more than $100 million in damages.
Striking workers blocked key highways and staged mainly peaceful marches across Brazil in a day of industrial action called by major unions to demand better work conditions.
The first day of US government furloughs imposed by a budget crunch saw more than 100,000 federal workers ordered to stay home Friday.
South Korea on Monday dismissed an "incomprehensible" list of North Korean demands for reviving suspended operations at a jointly-run industrial park.
South Korean workers were due to start returning Saturday from a jointly run industrial park in North Korea after Seoul announced a complete withdrawal following months of military tensions.
North Korea threatened Thursday to pull its 53,000 workers from the Kaesong joint industrial zone with South Korea and close the complex, a day after it blocked access for South Korean personnel.
As the US government opened up visa applications Monday for highly skilled immigrants, debate flared anew on the tech sector's demands to be able to hire more foreign workers.
The PM urged it is important to ensure employment of fresh graduates holding degrees in Oil and Gas majors, including holders of the state-run Bolashak scholarship.
French President Francois Hollande led a chorus of approval after unions and employers reached a deal on reforms to the country's complex labour laws after more than three months of talks.
Thousands of Spanish health workers clad in white medical garb marched in Madrid on Sunday in a fresh protest against government health cuts and privatisation plans, just days after a similar demonstration.
About 90 workers were sent to hospital Monday after an oil rig being built at a shipyard in Singapore tilted to one side, forcing many of them to jump into the water.
South Korea's capital stands to lose one million people of working age over the next 20 years -- a fallout from the country's status as one of the world's most rapidly ageing societies.
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