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Uzbekistan Falsely convicted union activist dies in prison [Solidarity Center] 25-06-2017

Global ITF tells Uber to seize chance to change [ITF] 22-06-2017

Uruguay Workers Hold 24-Hour Strike Ahead of Budget Approval [TeleSUR] 22-06-2017

China / USA Still no response from Ivanka about Chinese factory supplying her brand [China Labor Watch] 21-06-2017

USA The Conservative case for unions [The Atlantic ] 21-06-2017

Qatar Qatar Blockade: Fears for Migrant Workers in a Region in Turmoil [ITUC] 20-06-2017

Colombia Strikes hold up country [Bogota Post] 19-06-2017

USA California Rigged. Forced into debt. Worked past exhaustion. Left with nothing [USA Today ] 18-06-2017

Israel Sodastream workers allege being threatened over unionizing attempts [972 Magazine] 18-06-2017

China / USA Chinese activist wants Ivanka to 'force change' in labour conditions [The Independent] 17-06-2017


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Australia
/ Victoria Union boss ‘truly apologises’ over threatening comments about building inspectors [The New Daily] 25-06-2017 3 more labour news stories from Australia today


Bangladesh
Social security for 3.7m construction workers: Mujibul Haque [The Financial Express] 25-06-2017


Barbados
Teachers’ unions deserve more respect [Today] 25-06-2017 1 more labour news stories from Barbados today


Belgium
Brussels Airlines accused of social dumping: Some workers claim to not even receive minimum wage [The Times] 24-06-2017


Cambodia
Female workers in Nike, Asics and Puma factories suffer mass faintings [The Guardian] 25-06-2017


Canada
Liquor store privatization pays off for former politicians [NUPGE] 25-06-2017 33 more labour news stories from Canada today


Finland
An experiment on the effect of offering the unemployed an unconditional basic income [The Economist] 25-06-2017


France
If your French Bus Driver had unusually Hairy Legs, this is why [MNA] 24-06-2017


Ghana
No Illegal Strike at Tema Port Expansion Project - NLC [Peace FM] 25-06-2017


Global
Global aerospace industry is at a crossroads [IAMAW] 25-06-2017


Greece
Gov't to present amendment foreseeing sanitation hirings in response to strikes [Kathimerini] 25-06-2017


India
/ Maharashtra Sanitation workers clean our cities, but they are denied even minimum wage [City Today] 25-06-2017 4 more labour news stories from India today


Ireland
Stagnant living standards are driving the populist wave [Irish Times] 25-06-2017 5 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
Police to grill minister in Israel Aerospace Industries probe over co-Eric on of workers into joining Likud [Times of Israel] 25-06-2017


Japan
One woman’s suicide shines a harsh light on the plight of Japan’s doctors [The Times] 25-06-2017


Kenya
Varsity staff now threaten another strike if Sh10b pay deal is phased [The Standard] 24-06-2017


Korea (South)
[6.24] Peace/Anti-THAAD struggle in Seoul... [CINA] 25-06-2017 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Kuwait
GOC labor union official ‘decries’ number of death cases of workers – Company held responsible [Arab Times] 25-06-2017


Malta
The inportance of the rule of law in a democratic society [Voice of the Workers weekly] 24-06-2017


Nepal
Four-point deal with temporary teachers [myrepublica.com] 25-06-2017 1 more labour news stories from Nepal today


New Zealand
Postal Union rips into NZPost after cost increase, question its long-term agenda [TVNZ] 25-06-2017


Nigeria
Minimum Wage Will Determine 2019 Polls – NLC [Leadership] 25-06-2017 2 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Pakistan
Working class to observe Eid with simplicity [The Nation] 25-06-2017 2 more labour news stories from Pakistan today


Palestine
PA cuts salaries to Hamas prisoners [Al-Monitor] 25-06-2017


Portugal
Security workers on strike at all national airports [The Journal] 24-06-2017


Slovakia
Volkswagen's Slovak union says close to wage deal to end strike [Reuters] 25-06-2017


South Africa
SA must act fast to avoid revolution [City Press] 25-06-2017 7 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Sri Lanka
70th Anniversary remembering the first general strike [The Daily Mirror] 24-06-2017


Taiwan
Unions protest ‘exploitative’ rules in Taipei [The Times] 24-06-2017


UK
‘Back soft Brexit,’ trade unions urge Labour [The Guardian] 25-06-2017 8 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
Fighting for the Sanctuary Workplace: Unions Mobilize to Protect Undocumented Workers [Truth Out] 25-06-2017 17 more labour news stories from USA today