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Today in Labour History

1873 Canada The Canadian Labour Union is founded in Toronto. This first attempt to organize a Canadian labour central finds limited support, mainly from skilled workers in Ontario.[more]

1886 United States of America A coalition of Knights of Labor and trade unionists in Chicago launch the United Labor party, calling for an 8-hour day, government ownership of telegraph and telephone companies, and monetary and land reform.

This week's top stories

Turkey 21,800 people killed in work-related accidents during AKP rule in Turkey [SCF] 23-09-2018

Swaziland eSwatini: Police Brutally Attack Defenseless Members of TUCOSWA Ahead of Sham Elections [ITUC] 21-09-2018

Vietnam Activist and journalist sentenced to four years jail [IFJ] 21-09-2018

Swaziland Police Turn Swaziland City Into 'Warzone' As National Strike Enters Second Day [Swazi Media Commentary] 21-09-2018

Turkey Reinstate #TheCargill14 now! [IUF] 20-09-2018

Turkey / Global Strike of Turkish construction workers [ITUC] 18-09-2018

Bangladesh Pay more for your clothes, Bangladesh workers tell global fashion brands [Reuters] 18-09-2018

Turkey New workers brought to Istanbul airport site, company says workers protesting 17 deaths are terrorists [Ahval] 17-09-2018

UK Union chief Mark Serwotka recorded suggesting Israel have 'created' Labour anti-Semitism row [Mirror] 14-09-2018

Europe European Parliament approves new Copyright Directive - major step forward, say unions [IFJ] 13-09-2018

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Telam announces its partial return, trade unions declare it a “fake blog” [Reports] 22-09-2018

Call For Companies To Be Forced To Reveal Gender Pay Gaps [Ten Daily] 23-09-2018 2 more labour news stories from Australia today

Govt asked to rehabilitate housemaids returning from KSA as victims of abuse [The New Age] 23-09-2018

Evelyn Greaves has died [The Advocate] 23-09-2018

Liberal government tries to force bad TPP deal through Parliament at breakneck speed [NUPGE] 23-09-2018 23 more labour news stories from Canada today

Costa Rica
Labor Strike Continues Into the 13th day With no Resolution [Costa Rica Star] 23-09-2018 2 more labour news stories from Costa Rica today

Ryanair unions in five countries in warning to airline [RTE] 22-09-2018

Service union pledges election funds to turn out 'wage earner-hostile gov't' [YLE] 23-09-2018

/ India Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (23rd SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. [NFIRINDIA, GOOGLE] 23-09-2018 1 more labour news stories from Global today

HAL staff reject Nirmala's claim that facility lacked capability to assemble Rafale jets [The Telegraph] 23-09-2018 7 more labour news stories from India today

Country lagging behind in attitude toward punishment for power, sexual harassment [ILO] 23-09-2018

Major win for Mexican workers [ITUC] 22-09-2018

Govt reaches 8-point pact with transport workers [myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com] 23-09-2018

New Caledonia
USTKE fights for Kanak rights in defiance of ‘dishonest’ referendum [Asia Pacific Report] 23-09-2018

New Zealand
Would you like a serving of unethical business practice [FIRST Union] 23-09-2018 3 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Minimum wage: Labour talks tough as ultimatum ends Wednesday [Vanguard] 23-09-2018 5 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Power workers’ demo for field staff security [LabourWatch] 23-09-2018 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

APO workers join rescue ops in Cebu landslide site [PTV] 22-09-2018

Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest [The Dispatch] 23-09-2018 1 more labour news stories from Poland today

Token strike held in medical device maker Tik [STA] 22-09-2018

South Africa
Cosatu hits a cash crunch [Fin 24] 23-09-2018 22 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Thousands march against gender pay inequality in Bern [Deutsche Welle] 23-09-2018

Trinidad and Tobago
Union proposal: Petrotrin plan will fail [The Express] 23-09-2018

Rights monitor condemns arrests of striking workers in Turkey [RUDAW] 22-09-2018 1 more labour news stories from Turkey today

/ Europe Union demands Brexit certainty for EU teachers [Schools Week] 23-09-2018 12 more labour news stories from UK today

/ Michigan Snyder considers use of National Guard scabs for road projects amid labor dispute [Crain's Detroit Biz] 23-09-2018 31 more labour news stories from USA today

Public Sector Workers Protest in Defense of Labor Rights [Venezuelanalysis] 23-09-2018

CBU lecturers resolve to release students’ results [The Mast] 23-09-2018 1 more labour news stories from Zambia today

Tourism workers get 5% salary hike [The Standard] 23-09-2018 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today