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Finland Finns march against racism and violent extreme right [Trade Union News from Finland] 28-09-2016

Kyrgyzstan First meeting of textile workers union [Just Style] 28-09-2016

Egypt / France French Trade Union Demands Release of Alexandria Shipyard Workers [Aswat Masriya]  ActNOW!  28-09-2016

Egypt Stop the trial of naval shipyard workers! [CTUWS]  ActNOW!  26-09-2016

Egypt The Shrinking Independence of Labour Unions [The Review] 23-09-2016

Brazil Anti-Coup Protests Erupt Again [TeleSUR] 23-09-2016

Saudi Arabia Saudi and foreign workers unite to strike over unpaid wages [Middle East Eye] 22-09-2016

Norway Oil service is on strike [Industri Energi] 21-09-2016

Thailand Workers' rights campaigner Andy Hall found guilty in a shock ruling by Bangkok court [Finnwatch] 20-09-2016

Saudi Arabia Strike at privately-run hospital after salary delays [The Times-Union] 20-09-2016

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Public Employees Strike for Higher Pay in Argentina [The Herald-Tribune] 28-09-2016 2 more labour news stories from Argentina today

Transport workers on strike in Barisal [The Daily Star] 27-09-2016

/ Manitoba Winnipeg should consider benefits of in-house waste collection [Rank and File] 28-09-2016 32 more labour news stories from Canada today

Three sentenced to suspended terms over labor activism [Albany Times Union] 27-09-2016 1 more labour news stories from China today

EESC-ILO Conference on the Future of Work [EESC] 28-09-2016 3 more labour news stories from Europe today

Air France workers on trial over ripping off bosses' shirts [CTV] 28-09-2016

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Thousands of Workers to Strike over Wages, Tax Amnesty [Tempo] 27-09-2016

GRA to consider all options for industrial action [RTÉ] 28-09-2016 14 more labour news stories from Ireland today

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MPI video monitoring not a substitute for fisheries inspectors [PSA] 28-09-2016 4 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Proposed strike: SAHCOL management to meet with aviation union [The Eagle] 28-09-2016 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Oil service strike idles more drilling rigs [The News] 28-09-2016

Baldia factory fire: Relatives of victims seek payment of compensation in one go [LabourWatch] 28-09-2016 4 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

Protesting health workers call for meeting with PM [Radio Poland] 28-09-2016

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/ Africa Sierra Leone’s farmers continue to fight multinational land grabs [Equal Times] 28-09-2016

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Workers' union distances itself from UniZulu torching [East Coast Radio] 28-09-2016 5 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Len McCluskey launches withering attack on Tom Watson [Guardian] 28-09-2016 17 more labour news stories from UK today

/ California CA Governor Jerry Brown Signs Pro-Worker Bill Limiting Out-of-State Arbitration [Workers Independent News] 28-09-2016 28 more labour news stories from USA today

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