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LabourStart photo of the day.Oil and gas workers in Victoria, Australia, members of the AWU, AMWU, and ETU, have dismantled their picket line after 742 days, following an agreement ending a long-running dispute with ExxonMobil and its maintenance subcontractor, UGL. The strikers won an important victory, see stories on our Austrilian new page for details. (Photo: IndustriALL) Click here to read more labour news from Australia..
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Korea (South) KCTU stages nationwide strike over next year's minimum wage [K. Herald] 18-07-2019

Kazakhstan International condemnation as repression deepens in Kazakhstan [ITUC] 18-07-2019

Chile Walmart reaches agreement with union workers to end 6-day strike - with salary increases, bonuses, training and other benefits [Reuters] 17-07-2019

India 'Proposed Labour Codes Will Further Destroy Workers’ Rights’ [Newsclick] 17-07-2019

Global 6 Years After the Rana Plaza Collapse, Are Garment Workers Any Safer? [The Nation] 16-07-2019

USA / Global As Prime Day Gets Underway, Amazon Workers Are Striking Worldwide [Refinery29] 16-07-2019

Global Resistance and Solidarity: Amazon workers demand a better deal this Prime Day [UNI Global Union] 15-07-2019

Russia Nestlé sales force workers across country confined to rooms and compelled to resign employment [IUF] 11-07-2019

USA Trump, blocked by court on executive orders, ramps up agency moves against unions [Wash Post] 11-07-2019

Chile Walmart Workers Rebel Against Retailer’s Robot Push [Bloomberg] 11-07-2019


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