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LabourStart photo of the day.A Canadian Union of Postal Workers member in Regina protests back to work legisation ending the union's rotating strikes. After the postal workers were ordered back to work under the threat of severe fines, members of other unions began picketting mail and parcel processing plants to protest the violation of the constitutional right to collective bargaining. (Photo: C. Stadnichuk) Click here to see more union news from Canada. .
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Today in Labour History

1920 Israel The Histadrut - Israel's national trade union centre - is established in Haifa.[more]

1964 France 9 million workers participate in a public sector strike against the de Gaulle government.[more]

This week's top stories

Ukraine / Europe Miners protesting underground in Lviv region [NPGU] 12-12-2018

Argentina Two Ford executives convicted of kidnapping, torturing union activists [The Guardian] 12-12-2018

Iran Labor Activists Detained, Released As Strikes And Protests Continue [Radio Farda] 12-12-2018

Germany / Spain Amazon workers take further strike action over gross violation of worker rights [UNI Global Union] 11-12-2018

Hungary Unions protest Orban's 'slave law' [Tribune] 10-12-2018

Ireland / Europe Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary wins ITUC’s World’s Worst Boss Poll [ITUC] 07-12-2018

Australia Chinese workers fight for a fair go in Australia [SBS] 06-12-2018

USA / Europe Can a left-wing internationalism rise against Trump and the far right? [Wash Post] 06-12-2018

Indonesia / Global IUF international delegation brings the Coca-Cola Zero Rights campaign to Coke workers in Europe [IUF] 06-12-2018

Global / Nigeria Nigeria's Wabba elected President of ITUC [Vanguard] 06-12-2018


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Argentina
Court sentences ex-Ford executives on torture, kidnapping charges [Deutsche Welle] 12-12-2018


Australia
SDA and TWU form alliance to take on Amazon [TWU] 12-12-2018 22 more labour news stories from Australia today


Bahamas
‘Strike Vote At School Must Be Certified’ [Tribune 242] 12-12-2018


Bangladesh
Government attempts to paralyze Accord and strip its independence [UNI Global Union] 11-12-2018


Cambodia
/ Thailand Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary [RFA] 12-12-2018 2 more labour news stories from Cambodia today


Canada
/ Nova Scotia Halifax Transit union criticizes move to put supervisors in 'race cars' [CBC] 12-12-2018 24 more labour news stories from Canada today


Chile
'Strikes in Valparaíso affect Chile's foreign trade image' [Fresh Plaza] 12-12-2018


China
Updates on Jasic labour dispute: ACFTU staff and co-workers of Shen Meng-yu arrested For more info Image [HKCTU] 11-12-2018


Europe
Workers Voice National UPdates n°11 - December 2018 [ETUC] 11-12-2018


Gabon
Workers Go On Nationwide Strike, Call For Reversal Of Recent Constitutional Changes [ANN] 12-12-2018 2 more labour news stories from Gabon today


Germany
Rail strikes cause widespread delays [Deutsche Welle] 11-12-2018


Global
Global Unions Denounce Irresponsibility on Global Compact on Migration [Education International] 12-12-2018 5 more labour news stories from Global today


Hungary
Unions in Hungary protest against “slavery law” [IndustriALL] 11-12-2018


India
/ Gujarat Airport staff on hunger strike to oppose privatization [TNN] 12-12-2018 3 more labour news stories from India today


Iran
Free Sepideh Gholian now! For more info Image [SZAC] 12-12-2018 1 more labour news stories from Iran today


Ireland
Union has 'grave concerns' about hard drives of INM staff 'being searched without permission' [The Journal] 11-12-2018 2 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
Social workers strike over poor working conditions [Ynet] 12-12-2018 1 more labour news stories from Israel today


Kenya
Seafarers’ jobs secured following government MOU [ITF] 11-12-2018


Korea (South)
GM Korea’s Labor Union Toning down Protests [Business] 12-12-2018 3 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Macau
Casino Unions Want Three Percent Pay Increase in 2019 [Casino Reports] 12-12-2018


New Zealand
How the Air New Zealand strike will affect Christmas travel plans [NewsHub] 12-12-2018 4 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Nigeria
NLC to place governors owing salaries, pensions on “watch list” [Vanguard] 12-12-2018 4 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Palestine
/ Israel IFJ condemns Israeli raid on WAFA news agency [IFJ] 12-12-2018


Philippines
Illegal detention of human rights defenders [Education International] 11-12-2018


South Africa
/ Free State Scores injured when mineworkers clash with police [All4Women] 12-12-2018 19 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Spain
Rail workers call Christmas strikes across Spain [The Local] 11-12-2018


Sri Lanka
Planters claim death threats, refuse direct negotiations with unions [The Daily Front Page] 12-12-2018 1 more labour news stories from Sri Lanka today


Swaziland
/ South Africa COSATU to help evicted Swazi sugar cane farmers [Pambazuka News] 12-12-2018


UK
Put ‘Wates Principles’ into action with worker engagement, says TUC [TUC] 12-12-2018 14 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ USA / California  VIDEO  UBER LYFT We Made You! Drivers Rally and Speak Out In San Francisco For more info [LVP] 12-12-2018 23 more labour news stories from USA today


Venezuela
Laid-off workers get 10 tires each, plus pay, as Goodyear quits Venezuela for good [Canada.com] 11-12-2018 0 more labour news stories from Venezuela today