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1902 United States of America In the United States, a five-month strike by United Mine Workers ends.

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Hong Kong / China Regime ratchets up talk about foreign meddling just as talks set to start [Union Book] 20-10-2014

Cambodia Free Trade Union Proposes $130 Garment Worker Minimum Wage [The Cambodia Daily] 20-10-2014

Cambodia Hard times for ‘the Union 23’ [The Post] 20-10-2014

Swaziland Trade unions banned in Swaziland [IndustriALL Global Union] 18-10-2014

UK Time to end Britain’s pay lock-out, says TUC [TUC] 18-10-2014

USA New York Protesters stage sit-in outside Wal Mart heiress’ Park Avenue condo [Fusion] 18-10-2014

Pakistan The terror of anti-terrorism - laws used against trade union leaders [The Daily Times] 18-10-2014

Europe Across Europe protestors say No to Trade Deals that Threaten Democracy [IUF] 17-10-2014

UK Why we are marching on October 18 [TUC] 17-10-2014

Italy Camusso warns of 'season of mobilization' [Gazzetta del Sud] 17-10-2014

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/ Victoria Australian Paper cuts deep [La Trobe Valley Express] 21-10-2014 15 more labour news stories from Australia today

Sylhet indefinite transport strike postponed [Prothom Alo] 20-10-2014

/ Quebec Tensions between McGill, union over campaign-related communications [The Daily] 20-10-2014 11 more labour news stories from Canada today

How a simple labour dispute descended into a nightmare of black jails and labour camps [China Labour Bulletin] 21-10-2014 1 more labour news stories from China today

Costa Rica
Union protest against proposed 2015 budget cuts to shut down 2 San José streets Monday morning [The Tico Times] 20-10-2014

/ UK Union attitudes to a European referendum [TouchStone] 20-10-2014

Series of strikes prompt calls to curb smaller unions [Reuters] 21-10-2014 1 more labour news stories from Germany today

TUC starts campaign to protect workers [GhanaWeb] 20-10-2014

/ USA Report on worst forms of child labor released by US Labor Secretary Perez [KCSG] 20-10-2014 1 more labour news stories from Global today

The Minimum Wage, Trade Unions and Guyana’s Fight against Surging Inequality and Poverty [Stabroek News] 20-10-2014

Hong Kong
Taking to the streets of Hong Kong: are both sides losing control? Workers Rights advocate asks [Open Democracy] 20-10-2014 1 more labour news stories from Hong Kong today

Defending democracy in Indonesia [IUF] 20-10-2014 1 more labour news stories from Indonesia today

Unions demand that new UoN VC be picked solely on merit [The Standard] 20-10-2014

Number of labor disputes up 76% in 2014 [Korea Herald] 20-10-2014

Korea (South)
Migrant farm workers face systemic abuses... [K. Times] 20-10-2014 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Fifty years later, things get tense: union slams Saudi 'unilateral' halt to joint output [albawaba] 20-10-2014

Mexico minimum wage debate highlights deepening inequality [Equal Times] 20-10-2014

New Zealand
Mahuta makes leadership pitch to colleagues [3 News] 20-10-2014 5 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Workers of Unity Colleges, Ministry of Education Suspend Strike [This Day] 20-10-2014

Labour laws: Home-based workers demand recognisition [The Express-Tribune] 20-10-2014

/ Israel PA : Talks underway to allow Gazans to work in Israel [el-balad] 20-10-2014 1 more labour news stories from Palestine today

Radio workers on strike [Asia Radio Today] 20-10-2014

Sierra Leone
UN worker dies from Ebola [Associated Press] 21-10-2014

Trade union Complains About Federal Government Minister [Mareeg] 20-10-2014

South Africa
Retirement tax delay: the impact for you [Business Report] 20-10-2014 20 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Workers push Social Security reform law [The Post] 20-10-2014

Tonga public servants strike called off [Radio New Zealand International] 20-10-2014 2 more labour news stories from Tonga today

Boris Johnson: Britain should go it alone on US trade deal if EU fails to sign [Evening Standard] 20-10-2014 4 more labour news stories from UK today

/ USA / Connecticut Candidates face off on early childhood education [The Bristol Press] 20-10-2014 26 more labour news stories from USA today

Workers Union Threatens Strike Action [VoA] 20-10-2014 0 more labour news stories from Zambia today