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Today in Labour History

1882 USA NYC hosts first Labor Day parade; becomes the first Monday in September.[more]

This week's top stories

Kenya Police Battle Protesters As Nurses' Strike Cripples Work in Hospitals [The Daily Nation] 04-09-2015

Nepal Trade Union Roadmap for Nepal Reconstruction Backed by Government [ITUC] 04-09-2015

India Tens of Millions Strike in India to Defend Labour Rights [Ituc] 03-09-2015

UK End gallery sell-off say 130,000 people in union online campaign [PCS]  ActNOW!  03-09-2015

Iran For Iranian teachers, another day, another rial [Al-Monitor]  ActNOW!  02-09-2015

Indonesia Unions Mobilise Over Minimum Wages, Layoffs and Labour Laws [ITUC] 02-09-2015

India 150 million workers of 10 unions go on strike, thousands arrested [The Hindu] 02-09-2015

India Trade unions mobilise support for September 2 general strike [The Hindu] 31-08-2015

Australia / Egypt Journo union in Australia MEAA outraged at Cairo court's Al Jazeera verdict [MEAA] 30-08-2015

China Official trade union ACFTU takes a holiday in dreamland [China Labour Bulletin] 29-08-2015


Today's News from RadioLabour

Friday, September 4, 2015:
The RadioLabour World Report / 150 million workers in India join a nation-wide general strike / 25,000 in Indonesia march for a decent minimum wage / British unions fight a right-wing anti-strike law / The LabourStart report
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Australia
Regional workers and communities set to lose under IR reforms [ACTU] 04-09-2015 14 more labour news stories from Australia today


Brazil
Oil Workers Announce Strike at Petrobras [TeleSUR] 04-09-2015


Canada
/ British Columbia Union Plans Pickets for SFU 50th Anniversary For more info [Burnaby Now] 04-09-2015 19 more labour news stories from Canada today


Germany
Teacher unions calling for support to integrate refugee children [Education International] 04-09-2015


India
/ Goa One year after calling off strike, 145 contract workers still remain jobless [The Herald] 04-09-2015 5 more labour news stories from India today


Indonesia
Jakarta speaks up on decent work and sustainable development [UN] 04-09-2015


Iran
Arrest of 3 teachers in Tehran and Sanandaj  ActNOW!  [NCRI] 04-09-2015


Iraq
/ Turkey Workers from Turkey kidnapped in Baghdad [RFE//Radio Liberty] 04-09-2015


Ireland
INMO outlines' serious safety concerns' about Kildare care centre [Irish Examiner] 04-09-2015 3 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Kenya
Moses Kuria Wants Sossion Arrested Over Teachers Strike [The Star] 04-09-2015 2 more labour news stories from Kenya today


Korea (South)
Wage strike season starts with eight shipbuilders [The Shipping News] 04-09-2015 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Lebanon
THE SMELL OF CHANGE IN LEBANON [Equal Times] 04-09-2015


New Zealand
UN urges NZ to do more for refugees [Radio New Zealand] 05-09-2015 8 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


South Africa
/ Western Cape Cosatu threatens Cape metrorail standstill [Business Day] 04-09-2015 1 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Trinidad and Tobago
Ministry experiences cash flow woes, PTSC takes back pay loan [The Guardian] 04-09-2015


UK
Energy secretary told to intervene in delay to Hinkley Point nuclear power station [Unite] 04-09-2015 5 more labour news stories from UK today


Ukraine
Cotton urges Ukraine to ratify seafarer rights conventions [ITF Global Union] 04-09-2015


USA
A Quick Look at the Job Market Before Labor Day: See how millennials are shaping the workforce, labor inequality persists and unemployment is dropping [US News & Wld Rpt] 05-09-2015 37 more labour news stories from USA today