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1995 Canada Unions supporting the Liverpool Dockers Solidarity Campaign participate in national actions using the internet. This is believed to be the first time the net was used to organize an international labour solidarity action.[more]

This week's top stories

Egypt CTUWS condemns the arrest of trade unions and workers’ leaders and requests their immediate release [CTUWS] 25-09-2017

Iran Teachers Call Upon Rouhani for Help [RFE/RL]  ActNOW!  24-09-2017

Canada / Mexico Unifor shows solidarity with Mexican workers [Unifor] 24-09-2017

Indonesia Hutchison ruthlessly attacks workers rights in Jakarta. Union ramps up campaign [Justice for Dock Workers] 22-09-2017

Colombia Trade union leader faces arbitrary sanction [PSI]  ActNOW!  22-09-2017

Philippines Unions join protest march against martial law, extra-judicial killings [IUF] 22-09-2017

Global How the gig economy creates job insecurity [BBC] 21-09-2017

USA / Canada How the Canadians Are Trying to Use NAFTA to Raise U.S. Worker Wages [AFL-CIO] 20-09-2017

Myanmar / UK Aung San Suu Kyi award suspended by UK union over Rohingya crisis [Dhaka Tribune] 20-09-2017

Iran Support for Iranian labour activists on hunger strike [Guardian]  ActNOW!  19-09-2017


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Australia
National Uber audit needed in Australia: Transport workers union says [AAP] 24-09-2017 2 more labour news stories from Australia today


Canada
/ Alberta Foreign Worker Program Driving Down Wages, Breaking Alberta Law [The Tyee] 25-09-2017 38 more labour news stories from Canada today


Colombia
Largest Avianca pilots' union in Colombia begins strike [Canadian Labour Reporter] 24-09-2017


Croatia
Far-right militants burned Novosti newspaper during protest [EFJ] 25-09-2017


Czech Republic
Main Czech trade union calls for bigger pay hikes as economy soars [Canadian Labour Reporter] 24-09-2017


Europe
Revealed: true size of EU east-west pay gap [ETUC] 25-09-2017


France
Macron signs labor 'reform' decrees [Japan News] 24-09-2017 2 more labour news stories from France today


Global
Understanding teacher identity in the 21st century [Education International] 25-09-2017 1 more labour news stories from Global today


India
/ Odisha 5000 Odisha State electricity workers demand living wages [BWI] 25-09-2017 5 more labour news stories from India today


Ireland
INTO to take part in new Government review of pay equality [Irish Times] 24-09-2017


Kenya
Governors vow to dismiss all striking nurses [The Daily Nation] 25-09-2017 1 more labour news stories from Kenya today


Korea (South)
/ Global BWI unions in Lima demand IOC takes action for South Korean workers [BWI] 25-09-2017 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Malaysia
Cabin crew at Malaysia airlines sacked for being overweight [The Telegraph] 24-09-2017


Nigeria
JOHESU strike paralyses services [Vanguard] 25-09-2017 4 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Pakistan
Harassment at workplace: K-P has two months to appoint ombudsperson [LabourWatch] 25-09-2017 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today


Serbia
Journalists from Magločistač web portal receive death threats [EFJ] 25-09-2017 1 more labour news stories from Serbia today


South Africa
First Pilot Training for South African Affiliates on FSC as a Tool for Organising [BWI] 25-09-2017 13 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Turkey
/ Syria Mother and daughter journalists from Syria murdered in Istanbul apartment [IFJ] 24-09-2017


UK
Dianne Abbott: Grenfel direct result of de-regulation, no inspections, privatisation and outsourcing [Evening Standard] 25-09-2017 4 more labour news stories from UK today


Ukraine
Healthcare workers’ mass protest in Kiev: no to destruction of Ukrainian healthcare [PSI] 25-09-2017 1 more labour news stories from Ukraine today


Uruguay
/ Panama SUNCA Uruguay visits BWI in Panama [BWI] 25-09-2017


USA
‘We will never back down’: NFL Players Association rips Trump over Kaepernick ‘son of a b*tch’ slur [Raw Story] 25-09-2017 13 more labour news stories from USA today