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Sri Lanka ITF statement on the terrorist attacks [ITF] 22-04-2019

China Workers seek release of three activists held during labor activism crackdown [Devidiscourse]  ActNOW!  22-04-2019

Global New safety and health issues emerge as work changes [ILO] 21-04-2019

Sudan Unions 'to name transitional government' [BBC] 20-04-2019

UK Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing [Broadly] 18-04-2019

Bangladesh The Accord must continue in Bangladesh until the government is truly able to ensure worker safety [UNI] 17-04-2019

Greece / Global International unions deeply concerned at violence by Stalinists against Greek trade union [ETUC] 16-04-2019

Global / Philippines France Castro is awarded the Arthur Svensson Prize [Svensson foundation] 15-04-2019

USA Bernie Sanders Calls for Ban on Anti-Union Laws [Courthouse News Service] 12-04-2019

Philippines Stop governmental harassment of education trade unionists [EI] 10-04-2019

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Optional Easter trading hours: Opposition says workers 'doing more for less' [7 News] 22-04-2019 3 more labour news stories from Australia today

/ Newfoundland and Labrador CUPE Holding Symposium on P3 Projects [VOCM] 22-04-2019 17 more labour news stories from Canada today

Workers demand release of labour rights activists  ActNOW!  [France 24] 22-04-2019

El Salvador
LafargeHolcim hinders and attacks the union [BWI] 22-04-2019

ETUC deeply regrets the European Parliament’s decision not to vote on the revision of the Regulations on the coordination of social security systems [ETUC] 22-04-2019

Disproportionate defamation case against journalist [EFJ] 22-04-2019

‘Ground-breaking’ report: Technological change and justice for women public transport workers [ITF] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Global today

Banks can lend some money to Jet Airways specifically for the purpose of paying employee salaries [IANS] 22-04-2019 2 more labour news stories from India today

Pay equality set to dominate teacher union conferences [RTE] 22-04-2019 2 more labour news stories from Ireland today

CBC training to be boycotted by Siaya teachers [The Star] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Kenya today

Korea (South)
GM Korea workers at new R&D entity begin strike vote [Pulse] 22-04-2019 2 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

CBA starts new chapter on migrant worker organising at Corinthian [BWI] 22-04-2019

Imo State workers protest against non-payment of salaries before Easter [The Guardian] 22-04-2019 8 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Retired employees of KWSB deprived of outstanding dues [The Recorder] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

Cebu Pacific cabin crew establish new union [Business World] 22-04-2019

Teachers Are Striking in Poland, Too [Jacobin] 21-04-2019

First Collective Bargaining Agreement signed at IKEA Boards factory [BWI] 22-04-2019

South Africa
/ Gauteng Healthcare workers barricade Joburg roads, demand permanent employment [The Independent] 22-04-2019 4 more labour news stories from South Africa today

/ Latin America Swedish unions help to strengthen their Latin American peers [IndustriALL] 22-04-2019

Trinidad and Tobago
ATGWU head says Sat’s sedition case laughable [Newsday] 22-04-2019

Lack of bank account 'costs £500 extra a year' in bills [BBC] 22-04-2019 3 more labour news stories from UK today

Leftist memes are everywhere on Instagram. Now their creators are unionizing [Vox] 22-04-2019 22 more labour news stories from USA today

White farmers told to pay ex-workers first [24 News] 22-04-2019 1 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today