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Today in Labour History

1905 United States of America The Industrial Workers of the World, later popularly known as the Wobblies, is founded in Chicago with the aim of uniting all workers in One Big Union[more]

1991 Canada The Supreme Court of Canada issues its decision in Lavigne v Ontario Public Service Employees Union, affirming the constitutional right of unions to spend money on social and political action to advance the interests of workers.[more]

This week's top stories

Europe ETUC calls for Brexit vote to be a wake-up call to the EU to offer workers a better deal [ETUC] 25-06-2016

Iran Flogged and jailed: workers in Iran face repression [IndustriALL Global Union] 25-06-2016

Iran Labour Rights Activist in Critical Condition After 50-Day Hunger Strike [ICHRI] 25-06-2016

Mexico Teachers aren't backing down after eight died in clashes with police [VICE] 25-06-2016

UK / Europe Working people must not pay the price of leaving the EU, says TUC [TUC] 24-06-2016

Korea (South) Independent Labor Leader Faces Eight Years In Jail [Labour Notes] 24-06-2016

Zimbabwe Civil servants mull mega strike over unpaid salaries [The Daily News] 24-06-2016

Global The independent republic of the supply chain and the International Labour Conference [Thomson Reuters] 23-06-2016

France Ending impasse, govt allow French unions to march in Paris today [France24] 23-06-2016

Iran Solidarity group expresses concern for hunger striker in Iran [CODIR] 23-06-2016

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The RadioLabour World Report / Unions call for worker protection as UK leaves European Union / Labour wants an end to tax evasion to protect public services / The LabourStart report about union events around the world
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Oil, gas workers call for 48-hour strike [The Herald] 26-06-2016

/ Western Australia Australian Workers Union closes $1 million support fund for families of dead and injured mine workers [ABC] 27-06-2016 2 more labour news stories from Australia today

It's time for labour to confront the banks [CALM] 26-06-2016 6 more labour news stories from Canada today

/ Tamil Nadu Teaching staff file case against termination [TOI] 26-06-2016 12 more labour news stories from India today

‘Same work, same pay’ goal may spark a race to the bottom [Japan Times] 26-06-2016

Korea (North)
Brutal punishment for laborers caught fleeing in Russia [DailyNK] 26-06-2016

Korea (South)
[6.24/25] Protest against Hyundai Motor...  ActNOW!  [CINA] 26-06-2016 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

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New Zealand
Stop the clock on wage theft [The Daily Blog] 27-06-2016 1 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Court stops health workers from going on strike [The Nation] 26-06-2016

CAL union urges concessions, threatens strike [The Times] 26-06-2016

Protecting our rights ‘first priority’ [Morning Star] 27-06-2016 4 more labour news stories from UK today

/ Massachusetts Hospital, nurses' union reach agreement, avoiding strike [Boston Herald] 26-06-2016 11 more labour news stories from USA today