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India Karnataka Your Wages Are In My Pants: Bengaluru Contractor Tells Women Sanitation Workers [Huffington Post] 21-10-2017

Indonesia / Australia Independent unions challenge the zero rights regime at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia [IUF Global Union] 19-10-2017

USA In the Face of Trump Attacks, UNITE HERE unveils 40+ City Mobilization Oct 19, 2017 [UNITE HERE!] 19-10-2017

Guatemala Being a Trade Unionist in Guatemala Will Get You Killed [Upside Down World] 19-10-2017

Madagascar African unions demand Madagascar act on Malagasy 43 as ITF tells ICTSI to back up statements with actions [Hellenic Shipping News] 18-10-2017

Global Govts have tools: Now deliver an international agreement on modern slavery [Equal Times] 17-10-2017

China Min. pay rises trumpeted prior to Party Congress; rates barely catch up with increased costs [China Labour Bulletin] 17-10-2017

Malta Journalists unions condemn murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia [IFJ] 17-10-2017

Norway Victory as NNN strike ends with recognition and CBA at Norwegian fish processor Norse Production [IUF] 17-10-2017

Indonesia / Madagascar Dockworker demands pushed by unions in Indonesia and Madagascar [Business Recorder ]  ActNOW!  16-10-2017

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