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LabourStart photo of the day.The day after the killing of 86 people in Nice France, union offices around the world expressed their solidarity with the victims and their families with a minute's silence at noon. Here Comisiones Obreras members stand outside their offices in Spain on 15 July. (Photo: CC. OO.) Click here to read more union news from Spain.
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1917 Australia The government declares that the Strike Committee in Sydney shall be considered an illegal organisation.

This week's top stories

Nigeria Unpaid Wages: Workers, Labour Unions Turn Out For National Protest [Channels] 23-08-2016

Swaziland Media workers protest conditions at king’s newspaper [NI] 22-08-2016

Chile Over 500,000 Protest Pinochet's Private Pension System [TeleSUR] 22-08-2016

UK Collective action via social media brings hope to gig economy workers [The Guardian] 20-08-2016

Iran Ebrahim Madadi sentenced to five years: ITF calls on Iranian government to drop charges [ITF Global Union] 19-08-2016

Brazil / Global UNI World Athletes calls for reform of conflicted and unjust global anti-doping regime [UNI Global Union] 19-08-2016

Korea (South) How can it be a crime to protect the rights of workers? [BWI Global Union] 19-08-2016

Canada I Can't Work if I Can't Breathe: Why Labour Must Support Black Lives Matter [Our Times] 18-08-2016

Turkey Kurdish daily shut down and journalists houses raided [EFJ] 17-08-2016

South Africa North West Miners and community members will gather in Marikana to remember those who died fighting for a living wage. [Eyewitness News] 16-08-2016


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Argentina
Teachers to strike after wage negotiations fail [The Herald] 24-08-2016 2 more labour news stories from Argentina today


Australia
/ Victoria Australia’s dairy farmers are in dire straits [Equal Times] 24-08-2016 41 more labour news stories from Australia today


Brazil
Foreign Ministry Workers Launch First Indefinite Strike [TeleSUR] 24-08-2016 4 more labour news stories from Brazil today


Cambodia
Beer Factory Halts Brewing Amid Strike [The Cambodia Daily] 24-08-2016 5 more labour news stories from Cambodia today


Canada
/ Prince Edward Island Strike is over for Canadian Blood Services workers [The Journal-Pioneer] 24-08-2016 23 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
Mass protests by China’s coal, iron and steel workers on the decline [China Labour Bulletin] 24-08-2016 2 more labour news stories from China today


Costa Rica
Union Leaders Call for Sept. 1 Protest as Prelude to Mass Strike [The Star] 24-08-2016


Egypt
Solidarity with Alexandria shipyard workers and Egypt's threatened lawyers [Egypt Solidarity Initiative] 23-08-2016


Fiji
Organizing-the pathway to decent work and social justice-Anthony [FTUC] 23-08-2016


Germany
Unions Turn on Gabriel Over Trade Deals [Handelsblatt] 24-08-2016


Ghana
PFC staff demonstrate against salary structure [Business] 24-08-2016


Haiti
2 day strike announced in public transit [Haiti Libre] 24-08-2016


Hong Kong
Teachers Union warns government over 'political' conduct rule changes [RTHK] 24-08-2016


India
Auto drivers against online cab services [The Hindu] 24-08-2016 41 more labour news stories from India today


Iran
Journalists Alarmed As Media Legislation Resurfaces [RFE] 24-08-2016


Ireland
CUH chief says union trolley count is flawed and unfair [Irish Examiner] 24-08-2016 7 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
Ashdod, Haifa Port Workers Set for Pre-Rosh Hashanah Strike [Hamodia] 24-08-2016 1 more labour news stories from Israel today


Jamaica
CTL says workers fired for walking off the job [The Observer] 24-08-2016 1 more labour news stories from Jamaica today


Korea (South)
Hyundai Motor union continues strikes, talks [JoongAng Ilbo] 24-08-2016 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Lesotho
Fired PS's still await dues [Lesotho Times] 23-08-2016


Mozambique
Mediation Ends Sugar Workers' Strike [allAfrica] 23-08-2016 1 more labour news stories from Mozambique today


Namibia
To strike or not: teachers to vote next week [The New Era] 23-08-2016


New Zealand
State sector retirement funds must stop investing in arms companies [PSA] 24-08-2016 15 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Nigeria
NLC holds nationwide protest over killings in Nasarawa, workers’ plight in Imo [Vanguard] 24-08-2016


Palestine
IFJ condemns the extension of Palestinian journalist’s detention [IFJ] 24-08-2016 3 more labour news stories from Palestine today


Portugal
Airport security workers' strike starts today [The News] 24-08-2016


Singapore
Nine in 10 construction deaths due to workers overlooking safety: Manpower Minister [Straits Times] 24-08-2016


South Africa
/ Limpopo Nehawu threatens strike against Limpopo govt [The Independent] 23-08-2016 3 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Tunisia
UGTT Secretary General Cautions PM-Designate over Cabinet Composition [Middle East Confidential] 24-08-2016


Turkey
ITF urges end to anti-union pressure on Turkish workers [ITF] 24-08-2016 2 more labour news stories from Turkey today


UK
/ Scotland Fringe organisers: we want to discuss poor working condition allegations on 'whistleblower' website For more info [Herald] 24-08-2016 16 more labour news stories from UK today


United Arab Emirates
Labour mobility reforms create winners and losers [The National] 24-08-2016


USA
/ Connecticut Nursing staff at L+M NICU being reduced For more info [Registration required] [The Day] 24-08-2016 32 more labour news stories from USA today


Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City party chief encourages labor unions to stage strikes [Tuoi Tre News] 23-08-2016 0 more labour news stories from Vietnam today