>> Click to view the Photo of the Day

Sri Lanka BWI Statement on the Attacks in Sri Lanka  

       



Search:

LabourStart photo of the day.Members of the Peruvian union SinTraProsegur spent part of their Easter holiday weekend climbing Misti, a dormant volcano. The motto for their climb was "Throughout Peru we continue to grow with dignity!" (Photo: SinTraProsegur) Click here to read more about this and other Peruvian labour news. .
Got a photo that should be here? Post it to our group on Flickr. To see an archive of all our recent photos, click here.

Buy our books

     
Click here to see all our publications in English and French

Today in Labour History

1914 UK First publication of the classic socialist novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists'[more]

1918 Ireland A massive general strike was held in Ireland in protest at the threat of conscription to the UK army, shutting down the country. Conscription was introduced but not one person was actually conscripted.

1938 Jamaica The Poor Man's Improvement and Land Settlement Association presents its petition to the Governor of the island, protesting "landlords who are sucking out our vitalities."[more]

1956 Canada More than 1600 delegates attend the founding convention of the Canadian Labour Congress, a merger of the Trades and Labour Congress and the Canadian Congress of Labour. They call for a national health plan, full employment and a guaranteed annual wage. [more]

This week's top stories

Sri Lanka BWI Statement on the Attacks in Sri Lanka [BWI] 23-04-2019

Sri Lanka ITF statement on the terrorist attacks [ITF] 22-04-2019

China Workers seek release of three activists held during labor activism crackdown [Devidiscourse]  ActNOW!  22-04-2019

Global New safety and health issues emerge as work changes [ILO] 21-04-2019

Sudan Unions 'to name transitional government' [BBC] 20-04-2019

UK Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing [Broadly] 18-04-2019

Bangladesh The Accord must continue in Bangladesh until the government is truly able to ensure worker safety [UNI] 17-04-2019

Greece / Global International unions deeply concerned at violence by Stalinists against Greek trade union [ETUC] 16-04-2019

Global / Philippines France Castro is awarded the Arthur Svensson Prize [Svensson foundation] 15-04-2019

USA Bernie Sanders Calls for Ban on Anti-Union Laws [Courthouse News Service] 12-04-2019


Today's News from RadioLabour

Tuesday, April 23, 2019:
Equal pay for work of equal value by 2030 / Labour and UN join forces to make it happen
Click to play

Our campaigns

Today's news

View labour news from your country or region:

Africa / Asia / Caribbean / Central America / Europe / Middle East / South America


Australia
Optional Easter trading hours: Opposition says workers 'doing more for less' [7 News] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Australia today


Bangladesh
Union wins as government agrees to demands [ITF] 23-04-2019


Canada
/ Ontario May Day strike against Ford government planned [blogTO] 23-04-2019 22 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
‘They’re not guilty, they have caring hearts’: Chinese workers demand release of labour rights activists  ActNOW!  [The Free Press] 23-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from China today


El Salvador
LafargeHolcim hinders and attacks the union [BWI] 22-04-2019


Europe
ETUC deeply regrets the European Parliament’s decision not to vote on the revision of the Regulations on the coordination of social security systems [ETUC] 22-04-2019


Finland
Disproportionate defamation case against journalist [EFJ] 22-04-2019


France
Report raises red flags about Telepeformance’s compliance with the Duty of Vigilance Law [UNI Global Union] 23-04-2019


Global
PSI: 'We require a strong and well-resourced public sector' [PSI] 23-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Global today


India
Banks can lend some money to Jet Airways specifically for the purpose of paying employee salaries [IANS] 22-04-2019


Ireland
TUI warns pay inequality will not be tolerated [independent.ie] 23-04-2019 8 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
Israeli construction worker killed in Haifa scaffolding collapse [Times of Israel] 22-04-2019


Kenya
CBC training to be boycotted by Siaya teachers [The Star] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Kenya today


Korea (South)
Cort Guitar labor struggle ends after 13 years [Hankyoreh] 23-04-2019 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Latin America
Latin American trade union alliance denounces anti-worker conduct at ICTS company Liberty [UNI Global Union] 23-04-2019


Malaysia
CBA starts new chapter on migrant worker organising at Corinthian [BWI] 22-04-2019


Mauritius
CMWEU Mauritius Calls the Government to Fight Gender Based Violence [BWI] 23-04-2019


Mexico
Government poised to pass labor reforms [The Examiner] 23-04-2019


Moldova
The Republic of Moldova endorses the Safe Schools Declaration [Education International] 23-04-2019


Myanmar
The Irrawaddy targeted under draconian Article 66(d) [IFJ] 23-04-2019


New Zealand
Wellington bakery tried to fire worker under 90-day trial period. ordered to pay $5000 [Fairfax media] 23-04-2019


Nigeria
Trade Union, Workers Accuse Minister Of Impunity [Leadership] 23-04-2019 8 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Pakistan
Retired employees of KWSB deprived of outstanding dues [The Recorder] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today


Philippines
Cebu Pacific cabin crew establish new union [Business World] 22-04-2019


Romania
Workers at Electrolux factory march to Swedish embassy [Insider] 23-04-2019


Russia
As Ford Exits the Russian Car Market, Its Sacked Workers Fight for a Fair Pay-Off [The Times] 23-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Russia today


Slovakia
First Collective Bargaining Agreement signed at IKEA Boards factory [BWI] 22-04-2019


South Africa
NUM on strike to demand salary increment at PPC Cement [BWI] 23-04-2019 3 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: Solidarity Center Condemns Despicable Bombings For more info [Solidarity Center] 22-04-2019


Sweden
/ Latin America Swedish unions help to strengthen their Latin American peers [IndustriALL] 22-04-2019


Trinidad and Tobago
ATGWU head says Sat’s sedition case laughable [Newsday] 22-04-2019


Turkey
Leyla Güven’s last resort for justice [Equal Times] 23-04-2019


UK
The pubco gender pay gap [The Advertiser] 23-04-2019 12 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ California Organizers of the Google Walkout Say They’ve Been Threatened With Demotion [Slate] 23-04-2019 33 more labour news stories from USA today


Vietnam
Trade union battles to protect workers' rights [The News] 23-04-2019


Zimbabwe
White farmers told to pay ex-workers first [24 News] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today