In Kurdistan, 31,000 students return to school Saturday as strikes end: Halabja official

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Iraqi electricity workers win inclusion for 150,000 precarious workers 2018-05-18 [IndustriALL]

Iraqi electricity workers fight precarious work 2018-04-11 [IndustriALL]

In Kurdistan, 31,000 students return to school Saturday as strikes end: Halabja official 2018-04-05 [Rudaw]

KRG employees conduct protests and strikes amid salary cuts 2018-03-30 [SOFREP]

Fed up with austerity, civil servants protest across Kurdistan 2018-03-26 [RUDAW]

Betrayed by Erbil and Baghdad, striking teachers, doctors dig in 2018-03-24 [RUDAW]

Commitments to education improvements given to Kurdistan Teachers Union in social dialogue 2018-03-12 [Education International]

Journalist Samir Obeid arrested for accusing gov't of corruption 2018-02-14 [IFJ]

Iraqi Kurdistan: The IFJ warns about media freedom violations in the region 2018-02-07 [IFJ]

Journalists face attacks by politicians' bodyguards 2018-01-31 [Al-Momitor ]

IFJ mourns death of photojournalist 2018-01-18 [IFJ]

IFJ mourns death of photojournalist 2018-01-18 [IFJ]

Union continues support for region devastated by earthquake 2018-01-10 [Education International]

General Federation of Iraqi Trade Unions joins ITUC 2017-12-27 [ITUC]

Nightclubs, cafes still risky workplace for Iraqi women 2017-12-09 [Al-Monitor]

Iraqi oil and gas affiliates form trade union network 2017-12-08 [IndustriALL]

Parliment approves ratification of ILO Convention 87 on Freedom of Association 2017-12-01 [Industriall]

Iraq approves ratification of ILO Convention 87 on Freedom of Association 2017-11-27 [IndustriALL]

Joint Cooperation Agreement Between Workers Unions of Sudan and Iraq 2017-11-20 [SNA]

Journalists’ organisations call on government to drop charges against journalist 2017-11-14 [IFJ]

Norwegian-Iraqi journalist arrested in Iraq 2017-11-05 [IFJ]

IFJ strongly condemns politically-motivated crackdown on media 2017-11-01 [IFJ]

IFJ welcomes new government committee to counter threats against journalists 2017-10-18 [IFJ]

Yes to Kurdistan, but not at any price 2017-09-25 [Equal Times]

Local journalist’s house shot at in east Baghdad 2017-09-12 [IFJ]

Here's how Iraqi union leader won workers' unpaid wages 2017-08-24 [Solidarity Center]

Iraqi Union Leader Wins Workers’ Unpaid Wages after Solidarity Center Training For more info 2017-08-23 [Solidarity Center]

Gvt staff told to down tools in heatwave 2017-08-16 [BBC]

Iraqi unions urge parliament to reject social security bill 2017-08-11 [IndustriALL]

The Iraqi Government Must Listen to the Stakeholders: Repeal the Social Security Draft Law 2017-08-10 [ Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative ]

Two journalists killed 2017-07-12 [IFJ]

Violations against journalists have reached a “dangerous level” in the Kurdistan Region-Union 2017-06-05 [NRT]

Parliament urged to reject illegitimate trade union law 2017-06-03 [IndustriALL Global Union]

Union organizes Shell workers 2017-04-23 [IndustriALL]

Kurdish woman reporter killed by bomb blast in Mosul 2017-03-01 [IFJ]

Women dealing with worsening harassment in the workplace 2017-02-05 [Al-Monitor]

Teachers unsafe in own classrooms:Union 2017-02-02 [Al-Monitor ]

IFJ and KJU condemn brutal attack on journalists by ruling party people in Kurdistan region 2017-01-26 [IFJ]

How their enemies get by with killing Iraqi journalists 2017-01-13 [Al-Monitor]

Afrah Shawqi: Iraqi journalist kidnapped from Baghdad home 2017-01-03 [Guardian ]

Radio journo gunned down in Kirkuk 2016-12-09 [IFJ]

Parliament accepts proposal to pay Kurdish gov’t employees in return for oil 2016-12-06 [RUDAW]

Teachers clash with Iraqi security forces in protests over unpaid salaries 2016-11-20 [Middle East Eye]

“The Middle East will bring an the end to the EU” 2016-11-15 [Equal Times]

Unions: after free association, what next? 2016-11-14 [USI]

Unions demand legal rights over ratification of ILO C87 2016-11-04 [IndustriALL]

Wesam Chaseb: In Iraq, ‘Change Will Start from Unions’ For more info 2016-11-01 [Solidarity Center]

Health crisis in the making as doctors flee Iraq due to unbearable working conditions 2016-10-17 [Al-Monitor]

Calla for Kurdish independence decline in Iraq as public sector workers strike demanding pay 2016-10-11 [Al-Monitor]

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