A powerful union of workers launches a new call for general strike

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Union plans new strike over wages 2019-01-21 [Qantara]

‘None of the revolution’s ideals have been achieved’: Eight years later, Tunisia reflects on the Arab Spring 2019-01-20 [The Independent]

A powerful union of workers launches a new call for general strike 2019-01-20 [The Daily Voice]

Tunisia Labor Union Calls for More Strikes in February 2019-01-19 [AAWSAT]

Tunisian unions strike against IMF austerity 2019-01-18 [IndustriALL]

Big strike paralyses Tunisia, thousands protest over pay row 2019-01-18 [Reuters]

670,000 Public-Sector Workers Strike in Tunisia For more info 2019-01-17 [Solidarity Center]

Tunisian unions strike against IMF austerity 2019-01-17 [IndustriALL]

Powerful UGTT workers union holds nationwide strike 2019-01-17 [Al Jazeera]

Country hit by general strike, amid economic tensions 2019-01-17 [Canada.com]

Govt, union fail to agree pay deal, strike likely 2019-01-16 [Reuters]

Government, Labor Union Fail to Agree on Wages 2019-01-16 [al Aswat]

Powerful labour union to stage strike over wages 2019-01-16 [Al Jazeera]

Revolution anniversary triggers tensions of unfulfilled promises 2019-01-15 [CGTN]

https://thearabweekly.com/social-discontent-fuels-concern-instability-tunisia 2019-01-15 [Arab News]

UGTT Insists on General Strike 2019-01-06 [Al-Awsat]

General strike deadline looms amid social tensions 2019-01-06 [MEO]

Teachers resume protests after winter break 2019-01-05 [Middle East Monitor]

Teachers’ strike continues 2019-01-04 [PFI]

Police, protesters clash again after journalist’s death 2018-12-29 [The Chronicle]

Tolice, protesters clash again over unemployment 2018-12-28 [Fox]

Photographer's Self-Immolation Stirs New Anger in Tunisia 2018-12-27 [Bloomberg]

Hundreds of thousands of workers strike for decent pay 2018-11-28 [UNI Global Union]

Tunisia's powerful union calls new national strike to press wage demands 2018-11-25 [EuroNews]

Union calls national strike to press wage demands 2018-11-24 [Reuters]

General strike in Tunisia against government cuts 2018-11-23 [IndustriALL]

Public workers protest over pay, more than half a million strike 2018-11-23 [The Citizen]

State workers strike as pay rise rejected under pressure from IMF 2018-11-23 [Middle East Eye]

General strike in Tunisia today amid deepening political and economic crisis 2018-11-22 [GDN]

General strike in Tunisia on Thursday 2018-11-22 [ANSA]

Powerful labour union mounts challenge to economic reforms 2018-11-20 [The National]

Union agrees public sector wage deal to avert nationwide strike 2018-10-22 [Zawya]

UGTT union cancels national strike after govt deal 2018-10-22 [Reuters]

IFJ welcomes a historic agreement to strengthen the safety of journalists in public media 2018-10-19 [IFJ]

Syndicates Call for Biggest Strike Within Public Sector Institutions 2018-10-19 [Asharq al-Awsat]

Historic decision to make racism a criminal offence 2018-10-16 [UNI Global Union]

Tunisair wants government backing to lay off 1200 workers 2018-08-26 [The Daily Times]

Campaign forces Israel's Zim to halt shipments to Tunisia 2018-08-23 [Electronic Intifada]

Dockworkers force Israel-linked ship away from Tunisia 2018-08-14 [Electronic Intifada]

Tunisia: UGTT calls on employers’ organization to take union claims seriously 2018-08-13 [IndustriALL]

Airport Workers Threaten Strike To Disrupt Tourist Trade 2018-07-31 [Channels]

Airport workers call off strike 2018-07-31 [MEM]

Airport workers threaten strike in tourist high season 2018-07-31 [Reuters]

Tunisian airport workers call off strike 2018-07-31 [reuters]

Rate hike squeezes workers, consumers and local business 2018-07-03 [ITUC]

Nobel Prize winner Abassi issues call for global solidarity to UNI World Congress 2018-06-22 [UNI Global Union]

Naziha Kdimi: Women Must Persist in Breaking Gender Molds For more info 2018-06-01 [Solidarity Center]

The growing power of Tunisia's labor union 2018-05-22 [al-Monitor]

FGTBB Tunisia elected Al Taieb Al Bahri as new General Secretary 2018-05-13 [BWI]

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