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1965 Canada Postal workers across the country begin a wildcat strike that leads to full union recognition and collective bargaining rights in the postal service. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers soon emerges as one of the most militant public sector unions. [more]

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Monday 23 July 2018, 03:50:33

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Spain UNI condemns violence against Spanish Amazon strikers [UNI Global Union] 2018-07-20

Turkey Stop the attack on rights at Cargill Turkey - Reinstate #TheCargill14 now! [IUF] 2018-07-19

USA Pennsylvania Defiant National Union Presidents Gathered in Pittsburgh Speak of Unity Following Janus Ruling [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] 2018-07-18

USA / Europe Amazon warehouse workers are striking across Europe on Prime Day [The Verge] 2018-07-17

Germany / Poland Now Amazon workers in Germany and Poland are striking on Prime Day [Fast Company] 2018-07-17

Iraq Le syndicat d'enseignants s'agrandit pour mieux promouvoir un enseignement public de qualité [IE] 2018-07-16

India Who picked my tea? [IUF] 2018-07-16

Europe Amazon Prime Day threatened by strikes at European warehouses over working conditions [CNBC] 2018-07-16

Norway More workers come out in oil and gas strike [The National] 2018-07-16

Philippines Labor rights issues intensified under two years of Duterte [Bulatlat] 2018-07-15

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Today's news: 23.07.2018

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Australia / New South Wales No holiday pay for 80% of workers on Pacific Highway upgrade [The Examiner] 2018-07-22 6 more labour news stories from Australia today

Canada / British Columbia Seniors’ care protected as layoffs averted at Coquitlam care homes [HEU] 2018-07-22 8 more labour news stories from Canada today

Chile Union at Chile's Escondida mine sees little hope for contract deal [Reuters] 2018-07-22

Global / Global Global Transport Workers News Headlines By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA on the 22nd July 2018 [NFIR INDIA, Google] 2018-07-22

India Transport strike intensifies [The Times] 2018-07-22 3 more labour news stories from India today

Israel Protesters march nationwide as unprecedented LGBT strike begins over surrogacy [The Times] 2018-07-22

Jamaica House to debate minimum wage next Tuesday [The Observer] 2018-07-22

Korea (North) World's Leading Slave State [RFA] 2018-07-22

Korea (South) Korail workers rehired after 12-year fight [JoonAng Daily] 2018-07-22 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Nepal / South America Nepal to rescue 38 workers stranded in Saudi Arabia [The kathmandu post] 2018-07-22

New Zealand MBIE/IRD staff due to strike again Monday afternoon, Wellington bus drivers take action [Fairfax media] 2018-07-23 4 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria NAN to embark on strike over poor welfare, others [TVC] 2018-07-22 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Philippines Labor expectation in Sona: Hope [The Inquirer] 2018-07-22

Sri Lanka Railway technical workers to commence a work to rule at midnight [Adarana] 2018-07-22 1 more labour news stories from Sri Lanka today

Trinidad and Tobago Roget mulls another NTAC pull-out [The Guardian] 2018-07-22

UK Labour pledges to reinstate Agricultural Wages Board [The Guardian] 2018-07-22 4 more labour news stories from UK today

USA / Rhode Island Hotel workers picket Omni Providence for fair wages, reasonable workloads and affordable health care [Uprise RI] 2018-07-22 5 more labour news stories from USA today