ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman

Today's labour news

ITF mobilising Arab World unions to respond to seafarers under threat from unscrupulous shipowners 2019-07-01 [ITF]

ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman 2019-06-15 [ITF]

Fixer, black market money charger, kidnapper: navigating Syria’s dystopian job market 2019-06-06 [Equal Times]

Seafarers unions express concern about “sabotage” attack and rising tensions in the Gulf 2019-05-20 [ITF]

Unions bring progress and stability to Middle East and North Africa 2019-05-02 [IndustriALL]

Oil and gas unions build sustainability in volatile MENA region 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

MENA women make progress in patriarchal societies 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

Union Leadership Training for women in the Middle East and North Africa 2019-03-21 [BWI]

Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour 2019-03-21 [ILO]

Arab World steering committee meet in Beirut to plan for future 2019-03-19 [ITF]

Seafarers stand united in the Arab World 2019-02-19 [ITF]

Could Unions Help Defeat ISIS? 2019-02-01 [TNR]

What is behind the sharp fall in number of Filipino workers in the Middle East? 2019-01-08 [Al Arabiya English]

Young trade union leaders in MENA region complete training 2018-12-19 [IndustriALL]

The Jordanian women fighting for labour rights 2018-12-04 [Equal Times]

Foreign maids on 'hell' of kafala jobs in Middle East 2018-10-24 [BBC]

Istanbul construction site as a slave camp  ActNOW!  2018-10-22 [ArabWeekly]

Unions in Africa and the Middle East commit to organize 2018-09-11 [BWI]

'IT IS OUR TIME' declares youth of BWI Africa and Middle East 2018-08-08 [BWI]

The Perils of Housecleaning Abroad 2018-08-06 [The Times]

In Iraq, trade unions are helping to rebuild popular power 2018-06-25 [Equal Times]

“The Gulf is no longer a dream land for Asian migrants” 2018-06-14 [Equal Times]

Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab World discussed at League of Arab States meeting in Cairo 2018-06-04 [IFJ]

Arab countries’ unions crucial to achieve international goals on education in their region 2018-06-01 [Education International]

WPFD joint meeting finalises key documents to promote media freedom in the Arab World 2018-05-08 [IFJ]

Africa and Middle East Regional Presidium agreed on measures to strengthen the region 2018-04-13 [BWI]

“Iranian workers are not only deprived of their wages but of their basic rights” 2018-04-09 [Equal Times]

Building union power in oil and gas in the MENA region 2018-04-06 [IndustriALL]

UNI MENA Mentoring Program: more women for union growth 2018-04-05 [UNI Global Union]

New ILO White Paper on the construction sector in the Middle East 2018-03-07 [BWI]

Youth Unemployment: The Middle East's Ticking Time Bomb 2018-03-01 [stratfor]

Which way now for Tunisia? 2018-01-24 [Equal Times]

Reviving Palestinian non-violent resistance 2017-12-28 [Equal Times]

In Turkey, not even Charles Darwin is welcome 2017-12-27 [Equal Times]

Arab education unions focus on union renewal and quality education 2017-12-15 [Education International]

Benefits increase marks a partial victory for disabled people in Israel 2017-12-14 [Equal Times]

#MeToo, Say Domestic Workers in the Middle East 2017-12-09 [HRW]

#Tech4Worse: The problem with digital labour initiatives for the Middle East 2017-12-08 [Open Democracy ]

Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman, UAE Abused 2017-11-15 [HRW]

Domestic workers from Tanzania 'working like robots, 2017-11-15 [DW]

Domestic workers who flee their abusive employers in the UAE and Oman could be charged with a hefty fine and sent to prison 2017-11-15 [MiddleEastEye]

ILO decision heralds new era for workers’ rights in Qatar. Saudi Arabia and the UAE must follow its lead 2017-11-09 [ITUC]

87th Session of Directors of Arab Labor Organization Kicked off 2017-10-08 [MENAFN]

Campaign to end violence against women progresses in MENA region 2017-09-27 [IndustriALL]

Workers pack up and leave 2017-09-27 [Chosun Ilbo]

Despite migration ban, Indonesian domestic workers still face forced labour and abuses in the Gulf 2017-09-11 [Equal Times]

Race and exploitation in the Gulf 2017-08-28 [Open Democracy]

Domestic workers claiming rights under the kafala system 2017-08-18 [Open Democracy]

Al-Jazeerah head backs some form of trade union in Doha 2017-07-26 [Middle East Eye]

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