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LabourStart photo of the day.Public sector unions in the Canadian province of Quebec have formed a broad coalition to fight changes to their pension plan. On Saturday tens of thousands of workers marched through the streets of Montreal in the unions' latest protest. (Photo: SCFP-Quebec) Click here to read more labour news from Canada.
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Today in Labour History

1963 Canada In Winnipeg, NUPE and NUPSE merge to form the Canadian Union of Public Employees.[more]

1963 Canada The Canadian Union of Public Employees, now Canada`s largest union, is founded in Winnipeg.[more]

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Global Support IndustriALL’s STOP Precarious Work campaign with Thunderclap [IndustriALL Global Union] 23-09-2014

Germany Amazon workers in Germany go on strike over pay [BBC] 23-09-2014

China The company that made your iPhone is reluctantly bringing democracy to Chinese labor [Quartz] 23-09-2014

Greece Public sector workers strike against planned job cuts [The Daily Times] 23-09-2014

France Air France pilots extend strike for second week [rFI] 22-09-2014

Global / Cambodia Fashion retailers agree to raise minimum wage in Cambodia [The Guardian] 22-09-2014

Korea (South) Teachers’ union to retain legal status temporarily [The Herald] 21-09-2014

Turkey Expert report: Gross negligence led to Soma mine disaster that killed 301 [Zaman] 21-09-2014

Cambodia / Global Brands say they will pay more for clothes made in Cambodia [IndustriALL Global Union] 20-09-2014

Sweden Former union leader welcomed as he is elected Swedish PM [IndustriALL Global Union] 19-09-2014

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Community pharmacists call for Government to remove anti-competitive rules in light of the Competition Review Panel's recommendations. [Professionals Australia] 23-09-2014 18 more labour news stories from Australia today

/ British Columbia CUPE’s university locals call for end to funding cuts [CUPE] 23-09-2014 11 more labour news stories from Canada today

Workers strike at BHP's Escondida mine [Business Spectator] 23-09-2014

Sanitation workers get compensation from old employer, hit roadblock with new employer [China Labour Bulletin] 23-09-2014 1 more labour news stories from China today

Why a European Unemployment Insurance would help to make European Monetary Union more sustainable [GLC] 23-09-2014

Two unionists to decide on next step later [Fiji Village] 23-09-2014 1 more labour news stories from Fiji today

Tuesday’s strike: HSL to refund customers, employers warn against absences [YLE] 23-09-2014 4 more labour news stories from Finland today

Air France strike crisis deepens as both sides dig in [Reuters] 23-09-2014

Amazon workers walk out again [The Local] 23-09-2014 3 more labour news stories from Germany today

Are laws and certification enough to stop illegal deforestation? [Equal Times] 23-09-2014

Ministry moves to defuse Skeldon strike [The Stabroek News] 23-09-2014

Power staff threaten bigger strike [TNN] 23-09-2014

Greyhound workers agree deal as 14-week strike ends [The Irish Independent] 23-09-2014 3 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Histadrut threatens general strike over postal workers [TLV 1] 23-09-2014

Free unionism is now either a criminal or administrative offence [IndustriALL Global Union] 23-09-2014

Korea (South)
SOLIDARITY WITH THE STRUGGLE OF DISMISSED CORT/COR-TEK WORKERS! [CINA] 23-09-2014 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Contract workers draw blood over EDL dispute [Zawya] 23-09-2014

New Zealand
Oil refinery workers to stage two day strike [3 News] 23-09-2014

Senior Civil Servants’ Strike Cripples Unity Schools [This Day] 23-09-2014 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

South Africa
/ North West COSATU to picket outside court against Sun City security [Cosatu] 23-09-2014 10 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Sri Lanka
Graphite miners stage underground strike [The Island] 23-09-2014

Forged signature found in Soma mine disaster case [Hurriyet Daily News] 23-09-2014 6 more labour news stories from Turkey today

Focus On Insulating Homes Welcomed [GMB] 23-09-2014 18 more labour news stories from UK today

/ New York ITF asks NYC council members to support horse carriage trade For more info [ITF] 23-09-2014 27 more labour news stories from USA today