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LabourStart photo of the day.Serikat Pekerja Angkasa Pura 1 leaders and activists climbed the 3726 metres high Rinjani mountain in Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia on 15-16 Novermber. The climbers brought the Union's and PSI's flags. The climb was meant to symbolize the "Union's commitment to work together, to be bold and brave, and that together we can achieve our goals with dignity and pride!". (Photo: I. Budiarti/PSI) Click here to read more union news from Indonesia.
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Today in Labour History

1955 USA AFL and CIO merge to form AFL-CIO[more]

1995 France A general strike in France begins the three-week strike wave which will force Alain Juppe's government to drop its pension reform plans.[more]

2010 Portugal The first general strike against government austerity policies starts.[more]

2012 Bangladesh 112 garment workers die in a fire at the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka.

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Global World's richest are waging war on the poor, says Columbia University professor [Independent] 24-11-2017

UK Join fight against 'titans of technology', UK union chief urges Catholics [Guardian] 24-11-2017

Global Unions Call for Strong ILO Convention on Gender-Based Violence [ITUC] 24-11-2017

Libya ITUC Joins Call for Action to End Migrant Slave Trade in Libya [ITUC] 23-11-2017

Cambodia Worker rights, human rights defender under attack [ILRF]  ActNOW!  23-11-2017

Canada / Mexico Unifor National President to visit site of striking Mexican miner murders [Unifor] 22-11-2017

Global Unions Call for Political Courage to Eliminate Child Labour and Slavery [ITUC] For more info 21-11-2017

Canada / Mexico United Steelworkers seeks Ottawa’s help for striking Mexican miners at Canadian-operated mine [RCI] 21-11-2017

Global Trade unions must act to stop violence against women [IUF] 21-11-2017

Taiwan Labor groups protest proposed labor law revisions with hunger strike [Focus Taiwan] 20-11-2017


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Australia
/ New South Wales Statement on the passing of Steve Hutchins [TWU NSW] 24-11-2017 35 more labour news stories from Australia today


Belarus
/ Ukraine Ukrainian journalist arrested in Belarus on spy charges [EFJ] 23-11-2017


Brazil
Brazil’s female footballers on a crusade to score big changes [Equal Times] 23-11-2017


Cambodia
Private sector worried over universal wage law [Phnom Penh Post] 23-11-2017 2 more labour news stories from Cambodia today


Canada
Canadian screen stars want ‘action’ from industry meeting on sexual misconduct [Death Rattle Sports] 24-11-2017 20 more labour news stories from Canada today


Chile
Escondida workers on strike to protest layoffs [Mining] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Chile today


China
Migrant worker families face eviction after 19 die in Beijing fire [China Labour Bulletin] 24-11-2017 2 more labour news stories from China today


Europe
Safe at home, Safe at work. Briefing on ETUC project [ETUC] 24-11-2017 4 more labour news stories from Europe today


France
Pilots with French airline threaten to strike over Christmas [The Local] 24-11-2017


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No school lunches in Tahiti as kitchen strikes [RNZI] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from French Polynesia today


Georgia
/ Europe EU Eastern Partnership must improve workers' rights  ActNOW!  [ETUC] 24-11-2017


Germany
/ Italy Amazon workers set to strike on Black Friday [RTÉ] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Germany today


Global
 VIDEO  Violence against women at work - a trade union issue [IndustriALL Global Union ] 24-11-2017 2 more labour news stories from Global today


India
/ Maharashtra Trade unions to launch agitation against labour law changes [The Times] 23-11-2017 3 more labour news stories from India today


Indonesia
Seven die at Grasberg mine after Freeport cuts health coverage [IndustriALL] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Indonesia today


Ireland
Arts Council commends those who drew attention to sexism and bullying [RTÉ] 24-11-2017 6 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
Teva plans over 1,000 layoffs in Israel [Globes Israel] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Israel today


Italy
/ Germany Amazon workers to strike in Italy, Germany this Black Friday [CNET] 24-11-2017 6 more labour news stories from Italy today


Kenya
New hope for an end to university teachers' strike [The Standard] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Kenya today


Korea (South)
Prosecutors raid MBC HQ on labor issue [JoongAng Ilbo] 23-11-2017


Latin America
“We put ourselves in God’s hands” – a Honduran banana packer speaks out against violence and harassment [equal times] 24-11-2017


Libya
CNN Report On Migrant Auctions in Libya Causes Protests in Paris [This is Africa] 24-11-2017


Mexico
/ Canada Striking mine workers killed in Guerrero Violence flares at Canadian-owned mine [Mexico News Daily] 23-11-2017


Mozambique
Trade Unions Warn Against Wage Freeze [allAfrica] 23-11-2017 2 more labour news stories from Mozambique today


Myanmar
Clothing factory ordered to pay 52 workers [Myanmar Times] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Myanmar today


New Zealand
Kiwis need DHB's to reduce carbon footprint [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kiatiaki o Aotearoa] 24-11-2017 3 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Nigeria
Aviation Unions Ground Dana Operations Over Refusal to Recognize Union [This Day] 23-11-2017


Pakistan
Death, destruction and destitution in Pakistan’s coal mines [IndustriALL Global Union ] 24-11-2017


Palestine
Ride-sharing app forced off road in West Bank [Al-Monitor ] 24-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Palestine today


Papua New Guinea
/ Australia Iranian-Kurdish journalist released after being arrested in PNG [IFJ] 24-11-2017 3 more labour news stories from Papua New Guinea today


Peru
Southern Copper workers strike, company says no impact [Business Insider] 23-11-2017 1 more labour news stories from Peru today


Philippines
Justice denied in the Ampatuan Massacre: Eight Years On [IFJ] 24-11-2017


Qatar
Unions hail landmark employer agreement on workers’ rights in Qatar [GCR] 24-11-2017


Russia
Former the IUF General Secretary Dan Gallin will present his book 'Red Thread' in Moscow [The Union Rights' Defence Centre] 23-11-2017


South Africa
Inside Labour: The only way to eradicate child labour [Fin24] 24-11-2017 16 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Spain
Madrid police suspends three officers over death threats to mayor and journalists in Whatsapp group [The Local] 24-11-2017


Switzerland
Jura parliament finally agrees minimum wage of 20 francs per hour [The Local ] 24-11-2017


Turkey
Unpaid Zara garment workers say they still haven't seen a cent [CBC] 24-11-2017 2 more labour news stories from Turkey today


Uganda
Striking Doctors Won't Go to Heaven - Priest [The Monitor] 24-11-2017


UK
Improved pension rights on the right road despite bus court case [TUC] 24-11-2017 21 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ Washington Providence hospice workers union says it will strike [The Herald] 24-11-2017 16 more labour news stories from USA today