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1937 United States of America UAW organisers are attacked and beaten by Ford security men in Dearborn, Michigan, in an incident which greatly increases support for the union.[more]

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Saturday 26 May 2018, 15:53:36

Today's news

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USA Trump makes it easier to fire federal workers [NYTimes] 2018-05-26

Russia Ликвидация МПРА отменяется [IndustriALL] 2018-05-25

Belarus В Слонимском районе трактористы устроили забастовку [UDF] 2018-05-25

Kazakhstan Independent union leader freed [IndustriALL] 2018-05-25

Kazakhstan Амин Елеусинов вышел на свободу [IndustriALL] 2018-05-25

Russia Dissolution of independent trade union overruled by supreme court [IndustriALL] 2018-05-25

Iran Campaign to free jailed teacher unionists gathers pace [Education International] 2018-05-25

Global Labour laws in 104 countries reserve some jobs for men only [The Economist] 2018-05-25

Egypt Freelance journalist sentenced to ten years [IFJ] 2018-05-24

Italy First-ever agreement between Amazon and unions halts inhumane work hours [UNI Global Union] 2018-05-24

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Today's news: 26.05.2018

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Africa In Senegal, all hands are on deck to beat the blight of malaria [Equal Times] 2018-05-25

Argentina Trade Unionist States “There will Be No Working Subway Until all of Our Comrades are Released.” [Newsclick] 2018-05-25

Asia Daily violence, sex abuse in Walmart's Asian suppliers [Reuters] 2018-05-25

Australia Unions demand mandatory sentencing for assaults on transport staff [The Australian] 2018-05-25 3 more labour news stories from Australia today

Brazil Truckers Strike for Fourth Day [Bloomberg] 2018-05-25

Canada The plight of farm workers [rabble] 2018-05-25 6 more labour news stories from Canada today

China Beijing evictions, a winter's tale [Chinoiresie] 2018-05-25

Ethiopia Labour Strike Rocks Bole Lemi Industrial Park [Addis Fortune] 2018-05-25

Europe ETUC on 2018 European Semester Spring Package [ETUC] 2018-05-25

Finland JHL solidarity work on show at the World Village Festival [JHL] 2018-05-25

France Night Forest Trek, Garbage Coup Tell Tale of New Macron Foes [Bloomberg] 2018-05-25 1 more labour news stories from France today

Georgia Tbilisi Mayor: City Hall Cannot Increase Salaries of Metro Employees [Today] 2018-05-25

Hong Kong Bus driver unionists warn of escalating action as Hong Kong commuters remain unfazed by 5,000-strong work-to-rule protest [The South China Morning Post] 2018-05-25

India Bank unions to go on two-day nationwide strike from May 30 over wage dispute [Zee News] 2018-05-25 5 more labour news stories from India today

Israel Paramedical workers to strike from Sunday [Jerusalem Post] 2018-05-25

Japan In corporate Japan, little movement on harassment policies: Reuters poll [Reuters] 2018-05-25

Korea (South) Revised bill on minimum wage draws mixed reactions [Yonhap] 2018-05-25 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Libya Two journalists detained [IFJ] 2018-05-25

New Zealand Prime Minister offers reassurance to oil and gas workers during Taranaki visit gallery video [Stuff] 2018-05-25 2 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria JOHESU Strike: Absence of doctors cripple activities at Asokoro Hospital [The Times] 2018-05-25 3 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Norway Top oil drilling union agrees wage deal, smaller union undecided [Reuters] 2018-05-25

Pakistan Cancelling ownership of mines that ignore safety standards proposed [Dawn] 2018-05-25 2 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

Portugal Port of Lisbon dock workers begin two-week overtime strike [The News] 2018-05-25

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico: The Teacher Uprising the Media Is Ignoring [Labor Notes] 2018-05-25

Russia Supreme Court stops decision to dissolve trade union [BWI] 2018-05-25

Slovenia Strike called off at Štore Steel after the management threatened to lay off anyone who would participate [STA] 2018-05-25

South Africa SAFTU shocked by Auditor-General’s report on municipalities [SAFTU] 2018-05-25 14 more labour news stories from South Africa today

UK Saturday attendance levels intolerable in Openreach [CWU] 2018-05-25 10 more labour news stories from UK today

USA Congress Must Overrule the Supreme Court’s Dramatic Assault on Worker Rights [The Nation] 2018-05-25 19 more labour news stories from USA today