Labor Party


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Labor Party

one of the chief political parties of Australia, generally supporting the interests of organized labour
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Likewise the newly-elected MP from Bradford, Barrister Imran Hussain of Labor Party belongs to adjoining village Pothi of Mirpur city.
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"The interior ministry and the regime took a stance against the Labor Party years ago," Barakat told reporters at a press conference held at the Journalists' Syndicate.
Barak, a former prime minister, announced his decision to split from the Labor Party at a news conference.
The move comes after a number of Labor party activists undertook steps to topple their leader, Ehud Barak.
Historians, political scientists and labour movement activists have long sought to explain why--in contrast to other advanced industrial societies and despite a history of often ferocious class struggle--there has never been a successful labor party in the United States.
But the Democratic-Farmer Labor Party endorsement does not necessarily translate into the party nomination.
The Labor Party has about 10,000 individual members and affiliations from national and local unions representing about 1 million workers.
Rightist Israeli Prime Minister-elect Ariel Sharon says he is still confident he can form a national unity coalition government with the left-of-center Labor party. His prediction comes as political maneuvering escalates in Israel after outgoing Labor party Prime Minister Ehud Barak pulled back from an opportunity to join the proposed Likud-led coalition, and quit politics.
The Labor Party has taken a step in that direction, kicking off a campaign for a constitutional amendment that would read: "Every person shall have the right to a job and to receive a living wage for their work (defined at $10 an hour in 1997, adjusted for the cost of living)."