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1963 Canada The Canadian Union of Public Employees, now Canada's largest union, is founded in Winnipeg through a merger of two earlier organizations. The union goes on to break new ground in building the labour movement.[more]

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Monday 24 September 2018, 09:23:15

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Turkey 21,800 people killed in work-related accidents during AKP rule in Turkey [SCF] 2018-09-23

Swaziland eSwatini: Police Brutally Attack Defenseless Members of TUCOSWA Ahead of Sham Elections [ITUC] 2018-09-21

Vietnam Activist and journalist sentenced to four years jail [IFJ] 2018-09-21

Swaziland Police Turn Swaziland City Into 'Warzone' As National Strike Enters Second Day [Swazi Media Commentary] 2018-09-21

Turkey Reinstate #TheCargill14 now! [IUF] 2018-09-20

Turkey / Global Strike of Turkish construction workers [ITUC] 2018-09-18

Bangladesh Pay more for your clothes, Bangladesh workers tell global fashion brands [Reuters] 2018-09-18

Turkey New workers brought to Istanbul airport site, company says workers protesting 17 deaths are terrorists [Ahval] 2018-09-17

Finland К массовой забастовке присоединились автотранспортники [Sputnik] 2018-09-16

Armenia На Араратском золотоизвлекающем комбинате объявлена забастовка [A1+] 2018-09-16

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Today's news: 24.09.2018

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Australia Call For Companies To Be Forced To Reveal Gender Pay Gaps [Ten Daily] 2018-09-23

Bangladesh Govt asked to rehabilitate housemaids returning from KSA as victims of abuse [The New Age] 2018-09-23

Barbados Evelyn Greaves has died [The Advocate] 2018-09-23

Canada Liberal government tries to force bad TPP deal through Parliament at breakneck speed [NUPGE] 2018-09-23 13 more labour news stories from Canada today

Costa Rica Labor Strike Continues Into the 13th day With no Resolution [Costa Rica Star] 2018-09-23 1 more labour news stories from Costa Rica today

Fiji Unions ‘still being targeted’, Singh claims [The Times] 2018-09-24

Finland Service union pledges election funds to turn out 'wage earner-hostile gov't' [YLE] 2018-09-23

Global / India Global Transport Workers News Headlines Today (23rd SEPTEMBER 2018) By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA. [NFIRINDIA, GOOGLE] 2018-09-23

India HAL staff reject Nirmala's claim that facility lacked capability to assemble Rafale jets [The Telegraph] 2018-09-23 3 more labour news stories from India today

Japan Country lagging behind in attitude toward punishment for power, sexual harassment [ILO] 2018-09-23

Nepal Govt reaches 8-point pact with transport workers [] 2018-09-23

New Caledonia USTKE fights for Kanak rights in defiance of ‘dishonest’ referendum [Asia Pacific Report] 2018-09-23

New Zealand Pacifika women effectively working for freefor the rest of the year [NZCTU] 2018-09-24 3 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria Minimum wage: Labour talks tough as ultimatum ends Wednesday [Vanguard] 2018-09-23 2 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Pakistan Power workers’ demo for field staff security [LabourWatch] 2018-09-23 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

Poland Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest [The Dispatch] 2018-09-23 1 more labour news stories from Poland today

South Africa / Gauteng Pupils' reign of terror at schools prompts provincial government to step up security [Sunday Independent] 2018-09-24 9 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Switzerland Thousands march against gender pay inequality in Bern [Deutsche Welle] 2018-09-23

Trinidad and Tobago Union proposal: Petrotrin plan will fail [The Express] 2018-09-23

UK / Europe Union demands Brexit certainty for EU teachers [Schools Week] 2018-09-23 7 more labour news stories from UK today

USA AFGE reignites executive order legal dispute with new contempt motion against VA [WTOP] 2018-09-24 19 more labour news stories from USA today

Venezuela Public Sector Workers Protest in Defense of Labor Rights [Venezuelanalysis] 2018-09-23

Zambia CBU lecturers resolve to release students’ results [The Mast] 2018-09-23 1 more labour news stories from Zambia today

Zimbabwe Tourism workers get 5% salary hike [The Standard] 2018-09-23 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today