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1919 Canada The Strike Committee announces the end of the Winnipeg General Strike. [more]

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Korea (South) KCTU leader Kim Myeong-hwan arrested in probe on violent rallies [Yonhap] 21-06-2019

Australia Government steps up attacks on working people and their unions [ACTU] 21-06-2019

Global ITUC Global Rights Index 2019: Democracy in crisis [ITUC] 19-06-2019

USA / North America AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka laughs at Trump's suggestion unions love new trade deal [Politico] 18-06-2019

Congo-Kinshasa / Global Ebola Outbreak Spreads: Need for Further Action [PSI] 16-06-2019

Brazil 'Work until you die, or die working': Workers hold general strike against pension 'reform' [al Jazeera] 15-06-2019

Middle East ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman [ITF] 15-06-2019

Hong Kong / China ITUC condemns brutal suppression of protests in Hong Kong [ITUF] 15-06-2019

Switzerland Time to fix the world of work as women take to the streets in Switzerland [ITUC] 14-06-2019

Colombia Colombia: increasing violence against union leaders [IndustriALL] 13-06-2019

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Monday, June 24, 2019:
International Labour Organization conference ends / A international law on violence at the workplace passed / A Declaration for a future based on decent work adopted
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Nigerian Union of Musicians holds workshop on sale of music on the internet Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/06/nigerian-union-of-musicians-holds-workshop-on-sale-of-music-on-the-internet/ [Vanguard] 24-06-2019

WAC-MAAN - A decade of organizing Palestinian workers in the West Bank Settlements [WAC-MAAN] 24-06-2019

South Africa
Minimum wage: Over 360 employers want out [Mail & Guardian] 24-06-2019 18 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Sudan's revolution hangs in the balance [Solidarity.net] 24-06-2019

/ England Heavy-handed bosses at Derby plant to make staff work 'up to an extra four weeks a year' [Unite the union] 24-06-2019 10 more labour news stories from UK today

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