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1914 Canada 10,000 gather in solidarity with striking street railway workers in St. John New Brunswick. Cavalry failed to disperse the crowd

1941 Canada 700 workers wildcat at the Alcan plant in Arvida QC. The next day 5200 occupy the plant. The Federal gov't claims enemy sabotage. 4 days later a wage increase sees the plant back in production. [more]

This week's top stories

Germany Bundesbank backs union calls for higher wages: Sensational change in tack [UNI Global Union] 24-07-2014

Russia Safety Must be a Priority for FIFA [BWI] 24-07-2014

Israel / Palestine UN Ceasefire Call Must Be Respected [ITUC]  ActNOW!  22-07-2014

Iran Take action to release Iranian trade union leader [IndustriALL Global Union]  ActNOW!  22-07-2014

Colombia / USA Is this U.S. coal giant funding violent union intimidation in Colombia? [The Centre for Public Integrity] 22-07-2014

Palestine / Israel Gaza: Immediate Ceasefire [ITUC]  ActNOW!  22-07-2014

USA / Global How ‘corporate responsibility’ campaigns can actually end up hurting workers [The Nation] Image 20-07-2014

Malaysia Airline workers express horror and anger at fate of flight MH17 [The Guardian] 20-07-2014

UK Tory ban 'will make legal strikes near-impossible,' TUC warns [The Morning Star] 19-07-2014

Malaysia / Ukraine ITF statement on Malaysia Airlines MH17 [ITF Global Union] For more info 18-07-2014

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Australia
/ Victoria Shell refinery workers start pipeline bans; airport fuel at risk [Geelong Advertiser] 24-07-2014 44 more labour news stories from Australia today


Bahamas
'Gibson: Mass Strike Illegal' [Tribune] 23-07-2014


Cambodia
Unionists hope end to political deadlock will bring their voices into parliament [Phnom Penh Post] 24-07-2014 1 more labour news stories from Cambodia today


Canada
/ Ontario ONA applauds Ontario government's efforts to protect our blood supply system [ONA] 24-07-2014 31 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
/ UK Protest Action Asking Marks & Spencer to Live up to a Responsible Retailer [HKCTU] 24-07-2014 3 more labour news stories from China today


Egypt
Maximum wages announced, regulations show no exemptions [Daily News Egypt] 24-07-2014


Ghana
Biggest Labor Union to Hold Strike Over Economy [Bloomberg] 24-07-2014 6 more labour news stories from Ghana today


India
/ Gujarat Union fights for safety after 5 killed in Indian shipyard [IndustriALL Global Union] 24-07-2014 2 more labour news stories from India today


Iran
Coal miners renew protests against privatization [Radio Zamaneh] 24-07-2014


Ireland
SIPTU committee at DAA rejects pension proposals [RTÉ] 23-07-2014 4 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
Police in West Bank settlement detain union leader [WAC Ma'an] 24-07-2014 2 more labour news stories from Israel today


Japan
A democratically elected rep is every worker’s legal right [The Times] 23-07-2014


Kenya
Dock workers issue two strike notices [The Star] 24-07-2014 3 more labour news stories from Kenya today


Korea (South)
Ssangyong Motor strikes wage deal [Yonhap] 24-07-2014 4 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Malta
National Trade Union Forum Launched [The Malta Independent] 23-07-2014 1 more labour news stories from Malta today


Namibia
Petrol attendants on strike [The Namibian] 23-07-2014 1 more labour news stories from Namibia today


Nepal
Toothless committee formed to end protest at Insurance Board [The Himalayan Times] 23-07-2014


Nigeria
Plateau council workers protest against non-payment of entitlements [The Guardian] 23-07-2014 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Pacific
ILO calls for crackdown on child labour in Pacific [Radio Australia] 24-07-2014


Pakistan
FBR union threatens to close all RTOs for indefinite period [The Nation] 23-07-2014 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today


Palestine
/ Israel Factory owners at West Bank settlement threaten violence against striking workers, police arrest union leader For more info [WAC-Maan] 24-07-2014 9 more labour news stories from Palestine today


Peru
Buenaventura Announces 3-Day Strike at Orcopampa Mine [Ad Hoc News] 23-07-2014


South Africa
RBPlat and NUM show how to negotiate constructively [Business Report] 24-07-2014 38 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Tanzania
/ Zambia Five months no pay Tazara workers strike [Zambia Watchdog] 24-07-2014


Turkey
Ban of Turkish Glass Strike taken to ILO with Official Complaint [IndustriALL Global Union] 24-07-2014


UK
Blacklist firms to clarify 'misleading' letter to MPs [Building] 24-07-2014 13 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ Ohio Buckeye workers to strike [NBC] 24-07-2014 40 more labour news stories from USA today


Vietnam
Workers hide in forest to avoid hard labor at Vietnam farms [Tuoi Tre] 23-07-2014


Wallis and Futuna Islands
18 day public sector strike settled [RNZI] 24-07-2014


Zimbabwe
MP attacks trade unionists [The Zimbabwea] 24-07-2014 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today