Where trade unionists start their day on the net.

Act NOW!

Today's news -

Ryanair blocks unionisation of Polish staff 2018-09-30 [Emerging Europe]

Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest 2018-09-23 [The Dispatch]

Poles Take to Streets Demanding Bigger Share in Economic Boom 2018-09-23 [Bloomberg]

New Polish union joins the fight for fair treatment at Ryanair 2018-09-14 [ITF]

UNI supports Makro workers in Poland protesting against low pay and poor work conditions 2018-08-28 [uniglobalunion.org]

Lech Walesa asks Rolling Stones to support anti-govt protests 2018-07-07 [Times of Israel]

Government opposes new EU posted workers rules 2018-06-22 [Radio Poland]

2 found dead in quake-hit Polish coal mine; 3 still missing 2018-05-07 [StarTribune]

Rescue workers find 1 miner dead; 3 still missing 2018-05-06 [The Times-Union]

Airline Strike Called Off After Court Injunction 2018-04-30 [Urdu Point]

Biggest labour union at Polish LOT airline to strike from May 1 2018-04-27 [reuters]

Stockist's workers mull strike over pay 2018-04-11 [Kallanish]

Stores shut in Poland as Sunday trade ban takes effect 2018-04-01 [Stuff]

Civil society as a third force in Poland: a feminist leader speaks out 2018-03-23 [equal times]

Union-proposed Sunday shopping ban takes effect 2018-03-11 [CTV]

Even in Poland, Workers’ Wages Flow to North Korea 2018-01-02 [New York Times]

Poland’s civil society crackdown continues 2017-12-19 [Equal Times]

More workers will not have to work on the Sabbath after change in laws due to union campaign 2017-12-02 [Premier]

Lawmakers consider ending Sunday shopping after Solidarity trade union campaign 2017-11-29 [CNA]

European Parliament calls for respect for media freedom in Poland 2017-11-20 [EFJ]

Labour ministers from Poland and France debate EU posted workers 2017-09-27 [New Europe]

The battle for Poland’s Bialowieza Forest gathers pace, despite government intransigence 2017-09-05 [Equal Times]

Warsaw refuses to budge on EU cheap labour rule: PM 2017-08-25 [AFP]

Long march toward democracy is threatened by quick steps away from it 2017-07-22 [Wash Post]

Journalist receives death threats after public Polish TV classifies her remarks as 'harmful to Poland' 2017-07-21 [EFJ]

Media freedom NGOs and professional organisations ask Polish defence minister to drop complaint against journalist 2017-07-19 [EFJ]

Employment and decent work for the transition to peace: Interview with Solidarnosc's Adam Gliksman 2017-07-04 [ILO]

Retail chain employees stage work-to-rule protest 2017-05-02 [Radio Poland]

Postal workers march to demand higher pay 2017-04-09 [Associated Press]

Quarter of Polish workers would act unethically for pay rise: report 2017-04-09 [Radio Poland]

Do Changes in Occupational Health Requirements for Female Workers Concern You? 2017-03-30 [National Law Review]

Sexcamming in Poland: One Worker’s Story 2017-03-28 [Political Critique ]

Women on strike 2017-03-16 [Political Eh-conomy]

Marches in Poland mark Int'l Women's Day 2017-03-09 [Radio Poland]

Nearly half of Polish managers are women 2017-03-09 [Radio Poland]

Polish government to restrict journalists’ access to Parliament 2016-12-21 [IFJ]

Government to restrict journalists’ access to parliament 2016-12-19 [EFJ]

Events commemorate deadly miners’ strike anniversary 2016-12-17 [Radio Poland]

Death toll rises to 8 in cave-in at Polish copper mine 2016-12-01 [The Union-Tribune]

Some 7,000 Protest Against CETA, TTIP Trade Deals in Warsaw 2016-10-16 [Sputnik]

Government’s education reform plan is harmful 2016-10-13 [Education International]

Polands abortion ban proposal near collapse after mass protests 2016-10-06 [The Guardian]

Tens of Thousands of Women Are on Strike and in the Streets in Poland Over Draconian Abortion Ban 2016-10-04 [TruthDig]

Women strike over planned abortion ban 2016-10-03 [The Guardian]

Women to stage all-out strike to protest abortion ban 2016-10-01 [Independent]

Protesting health workers call for meeting with PM 2016-09-28 [Radio Poland]

Amazon in Poland: Over 2,000 workers want to go on strike... For more info 2016-07-27 [AngryWorkersWorld]

Celebration as Polish dockers’ union wins new deal 2016-04-26 [ITF Global Union]

Polish workers are undermining Amazon’s anti-union playbook 2016-04-02 [The Jacobin]

UNI calls for action against Smurfit Kappa’s attack on unions 2016-02-13 [UNI Global Union]

This month in labour history

8-10-1982 Solidarnosc is declared illegal. [more]

8-10-1982 Parliament approves law banning trade union Solidarnosc and all existing labour organisations. [more]

24-10-1980 The government of Poland legalizes the Solidarity trade union. [more]