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1965 Canada Postal workers across the country begin a wildcat strike that leads to full union recognition and collective bargaining rights in the postal service. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers soon emerges as one of the most militant public sector unions. [more]

This week's top stories

Spain UNI condemns violence against Spanish Amazon strikers [UNI Global Union] 20-07-2018

Turkey Stop the attack on rights at Cargill Turkey - Reinstate #TheCargill14 now! [IUF]  ActNOW!  19-07-2018

USA Pennsylvania Defiant National Union Presidents Gathered in Pittsburgh Speak of Unity Following Janus Ruling [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette] 18-07-2018

USA / Europe Amazon warehouse workers are striking across Europe on Prime Day [The Verge] 17-07-2018

Germany / Poland Now Amazon workers in Germany and Poland are striking on Prime Day [Fast Company] 17-07-2018

India Who picked my tea? [IUF]  ActNOW!  16-07-2018

Europe Amazon Prime Day threatened by strikes at European warehouses over working conditions [CNBC] 16-07-2018

Norway More workers come out in oil and gas strike [The National] 16-07-2018

Philippines Labor rights issues intensified under two years of Duterte [Bulatlat] 15-07-2018

New Zealand Teachers and nurses to hold first mass strike in a generation [Education International] 12-07-2018


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New Accord to help Bangladeshi garment workers / World Bank adopts new rules to support decent work / The LabourStart Report about world union events / And singing: “You Gotta Stand Up”
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Australia
/ New South Wales No holiday pay for 80% of workers on Pacific Highway upgrade [The Examiner] 22-07-2018 6 more labour news stories from Australia today


Canada
/ British Columbia Seniors’ care protected as layoffs averted at Coquitlam care homes [HEU] 22-07-2018 8 more labour news stories from Canada today


Chile
Union at Chile's Escondida mine sees little hope for contract deal [Reuters] 22-07-2018


Global
/ Global Global Transport Workers News Headlines By Kona Vishnu, Incharge NFIR Media Centre, INDIA on the 22nd July 2018 [NFIR INDIA, Google] 22-07-2018


India
Transport strike intensifies [The Times] 22-07-2018 3 more labour news stories from India today


Israel
Protesters march nationwide as unprecedented LGBT strike begins over surrogacy [The Times] 22-07-2018


Jamaica
House to debate minimum wage next Tuesday [The Observer] 22-07-2018


Korea (North)
World's Leading Slave State [RFA] 22-07-2018


Korea (South)
Korail workers rehired after 12-year fight [JoonAng Daily] 22-07-2018 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today


Nepal
/ South America Nepal to rescue 38 workers stranded in Saudi Arabia http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-07-22/nepal-to-rescue-38-workers-stranded-in-saudi-arabia. [The kathmandu post] 22-07-2018


New Zealand
MBIE/IRD staff due to strike again Monday afternoon, Wellington bus drivers take action [Fairfax media] 23-07-2018 4 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Nigeria
NAN to embark on strike over poor welfare, others [TVC] 22-07-2018 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today


Philippines
Labor expectation in Sona: Hope [The Inquirer] 22-07-2018


Sri Lanka
Railway technical workers to commence a work to rule at midnight [Adarana] 22-07-2018 1 more labour news stories from Sri Lanka today


Trinidad and Tobago
Roget mulls another NTAC pull-out [The Guardian] 22-07-2018


UK
Labour pledges to reinstate Agricultural Wages Board [The Guardian] 22-07-2018 4 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ Rhode Island Hotel workers picket Omni Providence for fair wages, reasonable workloads and affordable health care [Uprise RI] 22-07-2018 5 more labour news stories from USA today