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1933 United States of America Four workers are killed by cotton growers during a strike in Pixley, California.

This week's top stories

Tunisia Nobel Peace Prize 2015: Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins [CBC] 09-10-2015

Korea (North) Ruling Party Benefits From Forced Labor [Human Rights Watch] 08-10-2015

UK PCS celebrates National Gallery agreement [PSI] 08-10-2015

Global Nominate candidates for the Arthur Svensson-prize 2016 [Industri Energi] 06-10-2015

Global Getting ready for 7 October global fight against prevarious work [IndustriALL Global Union] 05-10-2015

France Air France managers flee as staff storm meeting on job cuts [Reuters] 05-10-2015

India Kerala Plantation workers’ strike: Poor pay and strong union [The Express] 30-09-2015

France Striking room attendants at luxury Paris hotel hold ‘fashion week for the poor’ [The Mail] 30-09-2015

Iran Attacks on workers'rights escalating warns ITUC leader Burrow [ITUC]  ActNOW!  27-09-2015

Palestine / Israel Top unionists visit Palestine and Israel to promote justice and workers’ rights [IITF Global Union] 27-09-2015

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Friday, October 9, 2015:
Labour federation in Tunisia shares Nobel Peace Prize / World-wide demonstrations in support of decent work / NZ labour leader struggles with cancer while fighting for workers / The global LabourStart Report
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United Voice celebrating 100 years strong [United Voice] 09-10-2015 3 more labour news stories from Australia today

Botswana's diamond industry losing its sparkle [AJ] 09-10-2015

Brazil: 'The Second Mother' - well reflection on the conditions of domestic workers [Various] 09-10-2015

Minimum Wage For Garment Workers Rises But Unions Remain Unhappy [Radio Free Asia] 09-10-2015 1 more labour news stories from Cambodia today

/ Ontario Why This Election Matters to us at YYZ [Toronto Airport Workers' Council] 09-10-2015 15 more labour news stories from Canada today

Labour tensions ease as garbage collector strike ends [CTV] 09-10-2015

Unions must ensure decent treatment of Workers – ICU [Ghanaweb] 09-10-2015

Why a world day against the death penalty? [Equal Times] 09-10-2015

Galloping inflation drives increased poverty rate [Jakarta Post] 09-10-2015 1 more labour news stories from Indonesia today

SIPTU train drivers announce two three-hour work stoppages [SIPTU] 09-10-2015 6 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Korea (North)
The self-appointed 'Paradise of the Working Class'... [CINA] 09-10-2015

Korea (South)
Casting a vote against labor reform [Hankyoreh] 09-10-2015

UHM represents 70% of Malta Public Transport workers [Malta Independent] 09-10-2015

Quakepisodes: ITUC affiliates and UNI global launch TV program [GEFONT] 09-10-2015 1 more labour news stories from Nepal today

New Zealand
/ Pacific Sober reflecgtions on the TPPA and why we need to keep fighting [Jane Kelsey/The Daily Blog] 09-10-2015 5 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Workers demand end to contract system, permission to form unions [The Daily Times] 09-10-2015

South Africa
NUM union receives new wage offer, says coal strike may end [Eyewitness News] 09-10-2015

Union partners with migrant workers’ rights group [Undercurrent News] 09-10-2015

Social responsibility key to good business, Labour leader says [Belfast Telegraph] 09-10-2015 5 more labour news stories from UK today

Union campaign targeting Boeing South Carolina moves online with NLRB ruling [Post & Courier] 09-10-2015 11 more labour news stories from USA today