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LabourStart photo of the day.IndustriALL Global Union's oil and gas affiliates in Iraq have come together for the first time to establish a trade union network to better protect the rights of workers in the sector, at a meeting in Basra on 24 November. (Photo: IndustriALL) Click here to read more union news from Iraq.
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Australia Global turmoil spreads to ICTSI flagship terminal in Australia [Justice for Dock Workers] For more info 15-12-2017

Greece Unions Strike as Bailouts to End With Austerity Blitz [US News and World Report] 14-12-2017

Kenya Union members banned from holding elected office, confrontation coming with government [The Nation] 14-12-2017

Kazakhstan Coal Miners' Strike Spreads In Kazakhstan As Workers Stay Underground [RFE/RL] 13-12-2017

South Africa Why changes to labour laws are an assault on workers' rights [The Mail and Guardian] 13-12-2017

USA Alabama Working People Propel Doug Jones to Historic Alabama Senate Victory [AFL-CIO] 13-12-2017

Global Migrant workers expose recruitment practices [Global Cause ] 11-12-2017

Global Ending modern slavery and child labour: a global challenge [Global Cause] 10-12-2017

Israel / Palestine Trump Jerusalem Announcement Reckless and Divisive [ITUC] 08-12-2017

Libya / Global Nermin Al-Sharif gets passport back, thanks to global union campaign [ITF] 08-12-2017


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Australia
Indigenous work-for-the-dole scheme 'cannot and should not continue', Senate committee report warns [ABC] 15-12-2017 31 more labour news stories from Australia today


Austria
One dead in Austrian gas hub blast [The Local] 15-12-2017


Brazil
VW says some employees cooperated with Brazil's military regime [Reuters] 15-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Brazil today


Canada
/ Ireland Productive meeting between Bombardier and Canadian and Irish unions, says Unifor [Unifor] 14-12-2017 14 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
/ USA Prospects for US-China Union Relations in the Era of Xi and Trump [Chinoiresie] 15-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from China today


Europe
Putting quality jobs back on the agenda [ETUC] 15-12-2017


Finland
/ Thailand Human trafficking charges laid over berry pickers from Thailand [YLE ] 15-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Finland today


Germany
Wage inequality in Germany now at same level as a century ago: study [The Local] 15-12-2017


Ghana
Mine Workers Union To Picket Parliament Today [Peace FM] 14-12-2017


Global
The global youth unemployment crisis: the great challenge of our time [along with climate change] [Equal Times] 15-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Global today


Honduras
Amid evidence of election fraud, police cracks down on peaceful protesters [ITUC] 15-12-2017


India
/ Assam 10 tea workers injured as estate owners open fire in Assam [Tribune] 14-12-2017


Indonesia
Union criticises Hutchison safety record as docker dies [Container Management] 14-12-2017


Iran
Education International demands Iranian academic’s immediate release [Education International] 14-12-2017


Ireland
How does abortion affect people as a workplace issue? [Silicon Republic] 14-12-2017 6 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
/ Global Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, is cutting 14,000 workers [LA Times ] 15-12-2017 5 more labour news stories from Israel today


Japan
Gvt Plans Carrot-and-Stick Tax Changes to Drive Wage Gains [Bloomberg] 14-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Japan today


Kazakhstan
Coal miners carry out strike underground [BBC] 15-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Kazakhstan today


Korea
RATP and Transdev unions support Seoul colleagues [ITF] 14-12-2017


Korea (South)
An urgent signature campaign [KCTU] 14-12-2017


Latin America
Unions Push to Strengthen Migrant Worker Safeguards For more info [Solidarity Center] 14-12-2017


Myanmar
Survey fills information gap on Myanmar garment sector workers [Frontier Magazine] 15-12-2017 2 more labour news stories from Myanmar today


Nepal
Migration Film Festival held in Kathmandu [The kathmandu post] 15-12-2017


Netherlands
Strike action to protect quality primary education [Education International] 14-12-2017


New Zealand
Rotorua Aquatic Centre protest march all go despite most axed staff getting firm options for new jobs [NZ Herald] 14-12-2017


Pakistan
Workers celebrate Human Rights Day [The Nation] 14-12-2017


Palestine
DWRC trains 19 youth activists on presentation skills. [DWRC] 15-12-2017


Papua New Guinea
Health officials and doctors resolve dispute [RNZI] 15-12-2017


Portugal
/ Europe Ryanair pilots now preparing to strike next week [Irish Independent] 14-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Portugal today


South Africa
Saftu threatens mass strike if outsourcing is not addressed immediately [News24] 15-12-2017 20 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Sri Lanka
Unions in Sri Lanka march for sustainable industrial policy [IndustriALL Global Union] 15-12-2017


UK
TSSA apologises to Virgin West Coast Passengers [TSSA] 15-12-2017 18 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ USA / California  VIDEO  The Crimes Of Trump's OSHA Chief Nominee FedEx VP Scott Mugno For more info [LVP] 15-12-2017 13 more labour news stories from USA today


Zimbabwe
A First in Many Years. Government Pays Civil Servants On Time [New Zimbabwe ] 15-12-2017 1 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today