Today in labour history

Today in Labour History

1922 Ecuador In the city of Guayaquil, workers come together in a general strike for pay rises and the 8-hour day. Soldiers fire on a mass rally, killing as many as 300 people. Workers won most of their demands a few days later, but the state repression of t[more]

1987 Romania Brașov Rebellion begins in against Nicolae Ceaușescu's plans to reduce wages, food etc. 10,000s of workers strike.

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Thursday 15 November 2018, 00:49:12

Today's news

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Turkey Turkish Trade Union Leader Abdullah Karacan Murdered, Two Union Representatives Wounded [ITUC] 2018-11-14

Indonesia Zero rights! - anti-union aggression escalates at Coca-Cola Amatil [IUF] 2018-11-13

Kazakhstan Attack on Trade Union Leader [Human Rights Watch] 2018-11-13

Kazakhstan Жестокое нападение на профсоюзного лидера Дмитрия Сенявского [КТР] 2018-11-13

China Student activists detained for supporting workers' rights [Guardian] 2018-11-12

Thailand Olympic 2020 partner Mitsubishi Electric humiliates workers in Thailand [IndustriALL] ActNOW! 2018-11-09

Global 100 ans d’histoire de l’OIT Un havre pour la justice sociale – hier, aujourd’hui et demain [OIT] 2018-11-09

Global Hotel housekeepers around the world highlight their fight for rights in IUF Global Week of Action [IUF] 2018-11-08

Global Las camareras de piso de todo el mundo destacan su lucha por los derechos en la Semana de Acción Global de la UITA [UITA] 2018-11-08

Argentina Alerta por despidos en Canal 9 [IFJ] 2018-11-08

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Today's news: 14.11.2018

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Asia ITF welcomes the Manila statement about the fair treatment of seafarers [ITF] 2018-11-13

Australia PFA Hold Annual General Meeting, Confirms Record Membership [PFA] 2018-11-14 19 more labour news stories from Australia today

Bangladesh Shipbreaking - graveyard for ships or workers? [IndustriALL] 2018-11-13

Canada / British Columbia Repeal of legislation will end 16-year attack on delivery of health care and community services [NUPGE] 2018-11-14 40 more labour news stories from Canada today

China China's Communist party violently cracks down on a new group — student communists [Biz Insider] 2018-11-14 2 more labour news stories from China today

Europe EU Social Pillar 1st Anniversary: celebrating a date, not an accomplishment [UNI Global Union] 2018-11-14 3 more labour news stories from Europe today

France United trade union action protesting cuts in education [EI] 2018-11-14 1 more labour news stories from France today

Germany Education unionists start 100 million campaign against child labour [EI] 2018-11-14

Global PSI World Women's Committee held in Geneva [PSI] 2018-11-14 4 more labour news stories from Global today

India In a world of working wonders [AEU] 2018-11-14 6 more labour news stories from India today

Iran Second day of teachers’ second two-day nationwide sit-in For more info Image [SZAC] 2018-11-14 4 more labour news stories from Iran today

Iraq Influx of Iranian migrant workers worries Kurdish labor union [RUDAW] 2018-11-14

Italy Deputy Prime Minister Di Maio insulted journalists [ETF] 2018-11-13

Korea (South) FineTek smokestack sit-in exceeds one-year mark [Hankyoreh] 2018-11-13

Nepal Government withholds Cabinet decisions from the media [IFJ] 2018-11-14 1 more labour news stories from Nepal today

New Zealand Teachers not ruling out a third strike to fix education crisis-NZEI [Newshub] 2018-11-13 2 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria Labour fumes over unpaid benefit to ex-PHCN staff [Vanguard] 2018-11-14

Pakistan Women trade unions vow to protect rights of cotton workers [The Daily Times] 2018-11-14

Palestine Gaza : Israeli air strikes destroy TV building [IFJ] 2018-11-14

Philippines / Asia Another Sumifru worker escapes slay try [Davaotoday.com] 2018-11-13

South Africa / KwaZulu-Natal Samwu to challenge retrenchments of 41% of province's municipality workforce [ANA/The Citizen] 2018-11-14 15 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Turkey IndustriALL and industriAll Europe condemn sentencing of Renault workers in Turkey [IndustriALL] 2018-11-14 6 more labour news stories from Turkey today

UK / Europe UNISON reacts to Brexit draft deal between the UK and the EU [UNISON] 2018-11-14 14 more labour news stories from UK today

Ukraine / Ukraine Two trade union leaders holding hunger strike in Lviv region For more info [KVPU] 2018-11-13

USA / Ohio Ohio union members pack legislative hearing on public employee union dues [WCPN] 2018-11-14 19 more labour news stories from USA today