Today in labour history

Today in Labour History

1969 United States of America African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike[more]

2001 Argentina Workers bring much of the country's business activity to a halt with a nationwide strike prompted by government spending cuts.

2006 Zimbabwe Nearly 300 striking doctors ignore government demands for them to return to hospital wards, deepening a crisis in the African nation's health system which has seen qualified staff fleeing the country in droves for higher paid work.

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Thursday 18 July 2019, 15:10:57

Today's news

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

Kazakhstan Condena internacional frente a la represión en Kazajstán [CSI] 2019-07-18

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

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

Germany / USA «Nous sommes des humains, pas des robots», clament des milliers de salariés d’Amazon [Le Droit] 2019-07-16

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

Colombia El sindicalismo cuenta la verdad de lo que les pasó en la guerra [El Espectador] 2019-07-16

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

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

Djibouti La CSI exige el fin de la represión contra docentes y trabajadores ferroviarios [CSI] 2019-07-13

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Asia South Asia Consultation on GCM Held in Nepal [Migration News - Bangladesh] 2019-07-17

Australia Australian union busting bill harmful to democracy, international trade union body says [Sydney Morning Herald] 2019-07-18 20 more labour news stories from Australia today

Brazil Vale to pay families of workers killed in dam collapse [Yahoo] 2019-07-17

Canada / Ontario Legal Clinic Workers Join the Society of United Professionals [IFPTE] 2019-07-18 13 more labour news stories from Canada today

Colombia / Latin America The worrying reversal of peace in Colombia [Equal Times] 2019-07-18

Europe ETUC asks new Commission President to build democratic alliance in Parliament and involve social partners in drafting work programme [ETUC] 2019-07-17

Global Orange Group signs groundbreaking global agreement advancing gender equality with protections against discrimination and promoting work-life balance for its 149,000 employees [UNI Global Union] 2019-07-18 5 more labour news stories from Global today

India Finance minister curbs journalist access to government [IFJ] 2019-07-18 1 more labour news stories from India today

Ireland 'Privatisation by stealth' - workers blast An Post decision to close Cork facility as they vow to fight to save jobs [Irish Independent] 2019-07-17

Korea (South) KCTU stages nationwide strike over next year’s minimum wage [K. Herald] 2019-07-18 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

New Zealand Auckland furniture chain fired staff without warning or written confirmation, former employees claim [Fairfax Media] 2019-07-18 10 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria Minimum Wage - Public Service Workers Insist On Strike [This Day] 2019-07-17

Pakistan Censorship continues in Imran Khan’s Pakistan [IFJ] 2019-07-18

Papua New Guinea / Australia Six years of Manus Island dentention marked by calls to end 'dark and bloody' chapter [SBS] 2019-07-18

South Africa SAFTU calls for a fall of at least 3% in interests rates to begin a long overdue economic recovery! [SAFTU] 2019-07-18 19 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Spain Ibiza hotel maids to go on strike leaving rooms unclean & beds unchanged [The Express] 2019-07-17

Thailand Thai Airways workers union: Plan to acquire 38 new aircraft 'almost impossible to implement' [CAPA] 2019-07-17

UK MI5 spied on World in Action journalists [Morning Star] 2019-07-18 13 more labour news stories from UK today

USA / District of Columbia Union reacts to court backing Trump [Valuewalk.com] 2019-07-18 7 more labour news stories from USA today

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe public worker strike on the cards after pay offer rejected [Reuters/Business Report] 2019-07-18 3 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today