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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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Its clear from her silence in Question Time today that the Opposition Leader has no explanation for why Labor rules require payment to be made to Unions and the Labor Party in order to be considered for a taxpayer-funded job.
Likewise the newly-elected MP from Bradford, Barrister Imran Hussain of Labor Party belongs to adjoining village Pothi of Mirpur city.
Australian Labor Party - Victoria Senator the Hon David Feeney -- Parliamentary Secretary for Defence
"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.
Revelations that Tasmanian Labors rules force taxpayer-funded staff to pay membership fees to the Labor Party and Unions require a full and transparent response from Rebecca White.
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)."