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This week's top stories

China Tensions rise as China’s taxi drivers and factory workers strike in record numbers [China Labour Bulletin] 06-07-2015

Greece 'Troika' must get serious about negotiating debt relief for Greece [ITUC] 06-07-2015

Kenya Chaos at Kenya Ports Authority as police evict workers sacked for leading strike [The Standard] 06-07-2015

Iran / Global Union leader jailed on his way to attend global union congress [Education International] 06-07-2015

Canada We don't have to choose between jobs and climate action [rabble] 05-07-2015

Kenya Port Sacks Strike Leaders [Maritime Executive] 05-07-2015

USA AFL-CIO leader tries to quell pro-Sanders revolt [Politico] 04-07-2015

China Factory collapse, 14 missing [BBC ] 04-07-2015

Greece Unionists Hang Anti-Austerity Banner On Greek Finance Ministry [Greek Reporter] 02-07-2015

Greece / Global What is really at stake in the Greek crisis [IUF] 02-07-2015


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Algeria
/ Egypt Labor Minister denies additional conditions for Egyptian workers [Egypt Independent] 06-07-2015


Australia
/ Northern Territory New cancer compensation laws ignore 25 per cent of affected workers, firefighter says [ABC] 06-07-2015 34 more labour news stories from Australia today


Barbados
NUPW march results in road closures [Today] 06-07-2015 3 more labour news stories from Barbados today


Burma
Wage war heats up [The Nation] 06-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Burma today


Cambodia
Without New Skills, Cambodian Workers Face Challenges in Asean [VOA] 06-07-2015


Canada
/ Ontario London strike goes on as talks continue [The Free Press] 06-07-2015 13 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
Shoe Factory collapse toll reaches 12 [RTHK] 06-07-2015 2 more labour news stories from China today


Egypt
Journalists' syndicate says new anti-terror law will curtail press freedoms [Ahram Online] 06-07-2015 2 more labour news stories from Egypt today


Germany
Deutsche Post reaches pay deal to end strike [Reuters] 06-07-2015 4 more labour news stories from Germany today


Global
Turf row spark as world players’ union opens to women [The Daily Times] 06-07-2015


Greece
ITF comment on Greek situation For more info [ITF] 06-07-2015 7 more labour news stories from Greece today


Hong Kong
/ China 13 illegal workers arrested [HK Standard] 06-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Hong Kong today


Hungary
Health care workers demonstrate for higher wages, nurses vow to quit otherwise [Politcs.hu] 05-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Hungary today


India
/ Manipur JAC to launch indefinite cease work [e-Pao] 06-07-2015 2 more labour news stories from India today


Indonesia
Workers criticize govt plan to revise new pension scheme [The Post] 06-07-2015 2 more labour news stories from Indonesia today


Iran
Sugar factory workers, pensioners protest lack of pay [Radio Zamaneh] 06-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Iran today


Ireland
ICTU wants to see consultation period before redundancies [RTE] 06-07-2015


Israel
Staff resuse to issue passports, biometric cards over pay dispute [Ha'aretz] 05-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Israel today


Italy
/ UK Tolpuddle in Tuscany: talking Brexit & Grexit [Stronger Unions] 06-07-2015


Jamaica
/ Greece BITU supports decision taken by Greek voters [Jamaica Observer] 06-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Jamaica today


Kenya
Technical University of Mombasa Students Miss Exams Over Strike [allAfrica] 05-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Kenya today


Korea (South)
BWI Calls for Unconditional Release of Trade Union Leaders [BWI] 06-07-2015


Liberia
2nd Ebola case declared in Liberia as health workers protest [USA Today] 05-07-2015


Macau
Thousands of junket employees’ jobs under threat from casino smoke ban [Macau Business Daily] 06-07-2015 2 more labour news stories from Macau today


Mexico
Government wants to tame disruptive teachers union [The Post] 05-07-2015


New Zealand
Five posties gone as NZ Post changes begin [The Daily Times] 06-07-2015 6 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Nigeria
Chevron Anti-Union Issues: NUPENG Threatens Nation-wide Strite [The Tide] 06-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Philippines
/ Greece Filipino sailors on Greek ships will be fine - TUCP [InterAksyon] 05-07-2015


South Africa
Telkom to fight unions’ bid to halt retrenchment of 4,000 staff [BD Live] 06-07-2015 3 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Spain
Coca-cola workers in Spain hold out against multinational [Equal Times] 06-07-2015 1 more labour news stories from Spain today


Sri Lanka
Sick and tired: domestic workers fight back against violence [Open Democracy] 06-07-2015


Syria
/ Middle East Number of Syrian children being forced to work keeps growing as the conflict drags on [Today's Zaman] 05-07-2015


Tunisia
IUF solidarity with the workers and citizens of Tunisia following terrorist attack [IUF] 06-07-2015 3 more labour news stories from Tunisia today


Turkey
Ankara launched investigations against 26 journalists in 3 months alone: Union [BGNNews] 06-07-2015 2 more labour news stories from Turkey today


UK
TUC warns Chancellor over resurrecting plans for regional pay [TUC] 06-07-2015 8 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
This magic exoskeleton for industrial workers is the future—we know, we wore one [arstechnica] 06-07-2015 15 more labour news stories from USA today


Venezuela
Strike threatens to leave Venezuela with a beer shortage [El Pais] 06-07-2015


Zambia
CRWAWUZ calls for urgent solutions to TAZARA woes [The Post] 06-07-2015 0 more labour news stories from Zambia today