With women, unions are stronger: No better time!

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Indonesia’s textile workers face a tough battle for severance pay 2018-03-13 [Equal Times]

Unifor vows to fight ratification of CPTPP 2018-03-09 [Unifor]


With women, unions are stronger: No better time! 2018-03-08 [IFJ]

Apro IT Organizing Network convenes in Kathmandu 2018-03-02 [UNI Global Union]

The plight of Nepal's migrant workers 2018-02-06 [AlJazeera]

Out of Range – Work Risks of Wildlife Protection Officers 2018-02-05 [SafetyAtWorkBlog]

Forced Labor, Trafficking Persist in Fishing Fleets 2018-01-26 [Human Rights Watch]

Kazakhstan: plans to adopt Latin-based alphabet sparks backlash 2018-01-23 [Equal Times]

In Korea’s multi-million-dollar music industry, labour exploitation is the norm 2018-01-16 [Equal Times]

The gender gap in the electronics factories: women exposed to chemicals and lower pay 2017-12-25 [Equal Times ]

“Many Japanese women still have to choose between having children or having a career” 2017-12-20 [Equal Times]

The costs of sexual harassment in the Asian workplace 2017-12-13 [BBC]

Ministry Seeks Agreements With Southeast Asian Countries to Send Maids Abroad 2017-12-12 [RFA]

Regional conference highlight female labourers, trade union’s role 2017-12-07 [VietnamPlus]

Coca-Cola Amatil's Zero Rights Christmas Truck is here for the Holidays!  ActNOW!  2017-12-05 [IUF Global Unions]

ILO to review ASEAN consensus on migrant workers next year 2017-11-22 [Manila Bulletin]

UN Presses Asia Pacific to Support Migrant Worker Rights, Reform 2017-11-20 [VoA ]

Nike’s Sexual Harassment Record in Asia: Think Roy Moore Times 100s Per Year for 35 Years! 2017-11-15 [Counter Punch]

Workers, farmers hit ASEAN summit for being anti-poor 2017-11-14 [UCA News]

ASEAN leaders meet in the shadow of security, workers rights challenges 2017-11-13 [Myanmar Times]

Why Trump can't strike a trade deal for American workers 2017-11-09 [The Week]

Remittances are ripping off migrant workers in ASEAN 2017-11-09 [East Asia Forum]

ILO calls on nine ASEAN countries to ratify convention to protect domestic workers 2017-11-03 [Gulf News]

Asia must protect 'invisible workforce' in homes to curb slavery: UN 2017-10-25 [Reuters]

There must be zero tolerance of modern slavery in the shipping industry 2017-10-18 [Equal Times]

There must be zero tolerance of modern slavery in the shipping industry 2017-10-14 [Equal Times]

Educators determined to lead transformative change 2017-10-12 [Education International]

ASEAN urged to ease rules on migrant workers 2017-10-11 [DVB]

Women’s labor, sex work and U.S. military bases abroad 2017-10-09 [Salon]

How much do teachers earn? 2017-10-08 [RFE/RL]

How Ships Kick The Bucket 2017-10-04 [Fiji Sun]

Joining union forces in Asia-Pacific’s textile and garment sectors 2017-10-01 [IndustriALL]

Domestic migrant workers from Myanmar in Thailand, Malaysia ‘underpaid’ 2017-09-29 [Myanmar Tmes]

Despite migration ban, Indonesian domestic workers still face forced labour and abuses in the Gulf 2017-09-07 [Equal Times]

Why Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek workers are forced to go to Russia 2017-09-06 [Stratfor ]

Fortescue's Andrew Forrest declares beginning of end of modern slavery 2017-08-25 [Fairfax Media]

Tower Crane Operator Network: Solidarity Call from Up in the Air 2017-08-22 [BWI Global Union ]

Southeast Asian workers press for big minimum wage hikes 2017-08-18 [Nikkei Asian Review]

Asia Pacific young workers strengthen networks 2017-08-15 [ITF]

Indonesia: global trade unions and NGOs back PepsiCo-linked palm oil workers in their fight for labour rights 2017-08-09 [Equal Times]

PSI joins efforts to question mega trade deal the RCEP 2017-08-02 [NUPGE]

BIEN denounces harassment of labor group leaders by SITEL management For more info 2017-06-29 [https://bienphilippines.wordpress.com/]

'You dog!' man in Saudi attacks terrified migrant worker for eating during Ramadan fasting hours 2017-06-19 [Al Araby]

South Asian Workers in Qatar, the ‘Forgotten Victims’ in Gulf Crisis 2017-06-15 [The Wire]

Ford offers buyouts to 15,000 workers 2017-06-10 [LATimes]

Ford to cut 1,400 salaried jobs in North America, Asia 2017-05-19 [The Himalayan Times/AP]

Japan’s migrant worker challenge 2017-05-11 [Equal Times]

SEAJU call for action to defend press freedom on WPFD 2017-05-05 [IFJ]

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