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1903 Trinidad and Tobago Malcolm Nurse, better known as Pan-African socialist and trade unionist George Padmore, is born inTacarigua.[more]

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Wednesday 28 June 2017, 15:57:20

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Morocco Fishmonger Death Protest Leader Alleges Police Beat Him [HRW] 2017-06-27

Spain Unions mobilize against the Spanish government's ongoing attack on the right to strike [IUF] 2017-06-27

Uzbekistan Forced Labor Linked to World Bank [Human Rights Watch] 2017-06-27

Australia Sally McManus urges unions to be 'disrupters' to fix neoliberalism's damage to workers [Guardian Australia] 2017-06-26

Slovakia Volkswagen Slovakia workers win wage hike, end strike [AFP] 2017-06-26

South Africa Nehawu: Change Cosatu's constitution before it dies [The Mail and Guardian] 2017-06-26

Uzbekistan Falsely convicted union activist dies in prison [Solidarity Center] 2017-06-25

Global ITF tells Uber to seize chance to change [ITF] 2017-06-22

Uruguay Workers Hold 24-Hour Strike Ahead of Budget Approval [TeleSUR] 2017-06-22

China / USA Still no response from Ivanka about Chinese factory supplying her brand [China Labor Watch] 2017-06-21

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Today's news: 28.06.2017

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Australia Stop ANU's attacks on penalty rates [ NTEU] 2017-06-28 17 more labour news stories from Australia today

Barbados Interview with Toni Moore, General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union [ILO] 2017-06-28

Canada / Ontario Labour dispute causes disruption to road work across Durham [The Express] 2017-06-28 29 more labour news stories from Canada today

El Salvador / Central America As El Salvador increases its minimum wage, big business increases the pressure to reduce worker gains [Equal Times] 2017-06-27

Europe Union urges European-wide dock worker strikes [Fresh Fruit Portal] 2017-06-28

Greece Garbage workers continue action despite new offer [Kathimerini] 2017-06-28 5 more labour news stories from Greece today

India / Kerala Nurses’ wage revision: onus on Labour Minister [The Hindu] 2017-06-28 8 more labour news stories from India today

Iran Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Strike: Thirty Workers Locked Out For more info [SZAC] 2017-06-28

Ireland Key ASTI committee opposes public sector pay deal [RTÉ] 2017-06-28 4 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Israel Employer may re-examine union representativeness [International Law Office] 2017-06-28 2 more labour news stories from Israel today

Korea (North) / China Dispatched laborers endure 12 hours of hard work without rest [DailyNK] 2017-06-28

Korea (South) Union protests crowd Blue House road [JoongAng Ilbo] 2017-06-28

Liberia / Africa As Liberia outsources its education, teachers’ rights are under siege [Equal Times] 2017-06-28

Morocco Wave of protest triggered by death of worker crushed in garbage truck [Global Voices] 2017-06-27

Nepal Interview with Laxman Basnet, General Secretary, of South Asian Regional Trade Union Council [ILO] 2017-06-28 2 more labour news stories from Nepal today

Nigeria Labour Migration: Interview with Peter Ozo-Eson, General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress [ILO] 2017-06-28 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

North America Former Union President Hopeful About a New NAFTA [Inside] 2017-06-28

Peru Human trafficking: Investigation launched as fire kills workers locked inside container [Guardian] 2017-06-28

South Africa / Gauteng Deal reached to end mortuary workers strike [cNCA] 2017-06-28 10 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Switzerland Low salaries reducing attractiveness of a career in education [Education International] 2017-06-27

Turkey Statement regarding the situation of media freedom in Turkey [EFJ] 2017-06-27

UK Usdaw, said: 'Tesco’s head office staff are understandably very concerned that the company is proposing further large-scale job losses' [Guardian] 2017-06-28 23 more labour news stories from UK today

USA / California Watsonville union workers rally for wages [Santa Cruz Sentinel] 2017-06-28 22 more labour news stories from USA today

Uzbekistan Forced labour liked to World Bank, says Human Rights Watch [Human Rights Watch] 2017-06-27

Vietnam Trade unions adopt new approach to communicate with workers [Vietnam+] 2017-06-27 5 more labour news stories from Vietnam today