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1877 United States of America Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

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USA 10 Reasons Hillary Clinton Stands with Working People [AFL-CIO] 26-07-2016

Chile 200,000 March Against For-Profit Pensions [TeleSUR] 26-07-2016

Australia / India Union-busting escalates at SABMiller India following attack on rights in Australia [IUF] For more info 25-07-2016

Global World Bank should uphold ILO standards in new labour safeguard [ITUC] 25-07-2016

Malaysia SFI: Don’t appeal! It’s time to #recogniseSTIEU [BWI]  ActNOW!  24-07-2016

Korea (South) Global union leaders to attend court to protest persecution of South Korean colleagues [ITF Global Union] 23-07-2016

Norway / UK Norwegian workers declare support of UK North Sea strike [Energy Voice] 22-07-2016

Turkey DISK: The solution is democratization, not a state of emergency! [DISK] 22-07-2016

Greece Workers bracing for new Troika attack on their rights [ITUC] 21-07-2016

Turkey Dictatorship a Step Closer After Deplorable Failed Coup [ITUC] 20-07-2016

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One step closer to justice for the 120 dismissed ceramist workers in San Lorenzo [BWI Global Union] 26-07-2016 3 more labour news stories from Argentina today

Stronger protections needed to stop cycle of abuse among underpaid workers [SBS] 26-07-2016 30 more labour news stories from Australia today

‘B.P.L. Needs $800m To Solve Long-Term Power Problems’ - Union [Tribune 242] 25-07-2016 1 more labour news stories from Bahamas today

/ UK Building support for just transition in Bangladesh [TUC] 26-07-2016

Bosnia and Herzegowina
Failure to Reform Bosnia TV Dismays Workers [Balkan Insight] 25-07-2016

Fainting Outbreaks at Separate Factories [The Times] 25-07-2016

/ Ontario Ruling fuels debate over sick day rules in county library strike [The Star] 26-07-2016 24 more labour news stories from Canada today

Police Detain Hundreds of Protesting Former Teachers in Beijing [Radio Free Asia] 26-07-2016 2 more labour news stories from China today

New ad campaign seeks to empower Egyptian women [Al-Monitor] 26-07-2016

Turkey: ITUC and ETUC Deeply Concerned at Government Purge [ETUC] 26-07-2016 1 more labour news stories from Europe today

Kuini Lutua - fighting to strengthen the Fiji union movement [Fiji Times] 26-07-2016

Thousands of travellers face seven-day Air France strike [The Local] 25-07-2016

/ Europe Munich: ETUC solidarity [ETUC] 26-07-2016

Mid-year budget review: Give us hope – GAWU [Ghanaweb] 25-07-2016

Power utility workers disrupt meeting on grid spin-off [Kathimerini] 25-07-2016

Strike by resident doctors grinds on [The Times-Union] 25-07-2016

Labor shortage triggers better pay for student workers [Budapest Business Journal] 26-07-2016 2 more labour news stories from Hungary today

/ Goa Shantaram seeks Gadkari’s help to end WISL strike [TOI] 26-07-2016 37 more labour news stories from India today

Knesset advances affirmative action for disabled in workplace [Times of Israel] 25-07-2016 1 more labour news stories from Israel today

Unilever tea workers resume work [The Standard] 26-07-2016

Korea (South)
[7.22] KMWU 'general strike'... [CINA] 26-07-2016 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

UHM condemns rash decision [Voice oh the Workers] 26-07-2016

Teacher protests rock Mexico with roadblocks, sit-ins and strikes [The Times] 25-07-2016

New Zealand
Panel discussion on speaking out [ASMS-Toi Mata Hauora] 26-07-2016 6 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

‘How TCN can resolve electricity problem through efficiency’ [The Nation] 25-07-2016

/ Global New PepsiCo Frito-Lay workers union in Pakistan wins collective bargaining recognition For more info [IUF] 26-07-2016 2 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

/ Israel UNISON delegation to Palestine [TUC] 26-07-2016

UN labor agency finds worker protections against bias lacking at Qatar Airways [Gulf News] 26-07-2016

More than 200 construction workers have gone on strike at the Vostochny Cosmodrome ..... Again [Moscow Times] 26-07-2016

South Africa
Salga to intervene in Samwu dispute [Eyewitness News] 25-07-2016 3 more labour news stories from South Africa today

The solution is democratisation, not a state of emergency! [Equal Times] 26-07-2016 8 more labour news stories from Turkey today

/ England Leeds bus strike suspended as 1,000 workers vote on a new pay deal [Unite] 26-07-2016 8 more labour news stories from UK today

'Azov', coal miners and trade unions rallying in Kyiv over surging utility rates [UkrInform] 25-07-2016

United Arab Emirates
/ India Stranded in UAE, duped Indian workers call for help [The Peninsula] 26-07-2016 1 more labour news stories from United Arab Emirates today

/ Ohio Everyone in the plant was a temp - until they all joined the union [Labor Notes] 26-07-2016 8 more labour news stories from USA today