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Australia The power and passion of union boss Sally McManus [Guardian Australia] 22-07-2017

Spain Trade unionists convicted in continuing government attack on the right to strike [IUF] 21-07-2017

Turkey Cumhuriyet journalists face trial on 24 July [IFJ] 21-07-2017

China / Germany VW workers in China issue letter in German calling for union solidarity [China Labour Bulletin ] 21-07-2017

Brazil Popular Front of Brazil to Lead Protests Against Temer's Labor Reform [TeleSUR] 20-07-2017

USA / Indonesia US unionists return to Phillips Seafood restaurants in solidarity with Indonesian workers [IUF] 20-07-2017

Colombia Trade Unionists Murdered As Peace Process at Risk [ITUC] 18-07-2017

Saudi Arabia Teachers unions call to halt execution of peaceful protestors [Education International] 18-07-2017

Iran Haft Tapeh sugar workers are fighting for their wages, pensions and rights! [IUF] 17-07-2017

Australia Cricket's pay dispute is a wonderful ad for joining a union [The Guardian] 16-07-2017

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/ New South Wales AWU National Secretary calls for more respect for road workers after shocking car accident in the workplace [Channel 9] 21-07-2017 15 more labour news stories from Australia today

Workers win termination benefits [IndustriALL] 21-07-2017 1 more labour news stories from Bangladesh today

Bus strike [Today] 21-07-2017 1 more labour news stories from Barbados today

Journalists Accuse Army Sergeant of ‘Illegal Stalking’ [Radio Free Asia] 21-07-2017

 VIDEO  Chung Fai Workers Demand Justice [Clean Clothes Campaign] 21-07-2017

/ Ontario Phoenix payroll foul-up felt by Sudbury's public servants [CBC] 21-07-2017 5 more labour news stories from Canada today

Zaldivar copper mine workers extend wage talks with company [Reuters] 21-07-2017

/ Germany Workers at unsafe jobs left with nothing after strike [China Labour Bulletin ] 21-07-2017 1 more labour news stories from China today

Costa Rica
Judicial Workers On Indefinite Strike! [Q] 21-07-2017

In tables turned, Valeska Grisebach’s film portrays German workers struggling to integrate in Bulgarian town. [equal times] 21-07-2017

Trade unions: Towards a future of work without child labour and forced labour in Europe and Central Asia [ILO ACTRAV] 21-07-2017

Hotel Workers Strike Against Neoliberal Labor Reforms [TeleSUR] 21-07-2017

/ Maharashtra Civil engr, labour contractor booked for death of woman labourer [TNN] 22-07-2017 5 more labour news stories from India today

Crane drivers strike in dispute over claim for 10% pay rise [The Irish Times] 21-07-2017 6 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Social Workers Union chair and members join Thousands protest for equality in Tel Aviv over gay adoption [YNet News] 21-07-2017

Public Transportation on Strike in Rome and Naples [Prensa Latina] 21-07-2017

Happy workers increase productivity, says study [Inquirer] 21-07-2017

Cash allocated to lecturers slashed [Daily Nation] 21-07-2017

Korea (North)
Workers Forced to Get Cash Cards [Radio Free Asia] 21-07-2017

Korea (South)
'Blind-hiring’ to combat appearance-obsessed culture [Al Jazeera] 21-07-2017

Unions reject 7% wage hike [Lesotho Times] 21-07-2017

Cooperatives guarantie that no one lets be left behind [Voice of the Workers weekly] 21-07-2017

Police use tear gas to halt Morocco 'million-man march' [Al Jazeera] 21-07-2017 2 more labour news stories from Morocco today

New Zealand
Minister's guidance misses the 'U' word [NZCTU-Te Kauae Kamahi] 21-07-2017 5 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

New batch of PA employees in Gaza forced to retire [Al-Momitor] 21-07-2017 1 more labour news stories from Palestine today

Journalist receives death threats after public Polish TV classifies her remarks as 'harmful to Poland' [EFJ] 21-07-2017

Lisbon Metro workers threaten strikes next month [The News] 21-07-2017 1 more labour news stories from Portugal today

Journalist’s house attacked [IFJ] 21-07-2017

South Africa
African Bank staff snub retrenchments [Business Report/ANA] 21-07-2017 7 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Cumhuriyet journalists face trial in Turkey [NUJ] 22-07-2017 11 more labour news stories from UK today

IFJ demands answers on Pavel Sheremet killing anniversary [IFJ] 21-07-2017

Workers Launch General Strike, Halting Infrastructure [TeleSUR] 21-07-2017

Dockworkers squeezed by automation, abandoned by politicians For more info [SFGate] 22-07-2017 22 more labour news stories from USA today

Venezuelan workers defend state-run factory from violent attack [Telesur English] 21-07-2017 0 more labour news stories from Venezuela today