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Christina Colclough to the Guardian: “We are tipping the balance of power back towards workers” 2018-03-17 [UNI]

Peace & Equality: turning back the Doomsday Clock 2018-03-17 [UNI]

Commonwealth Summit: Unions Call for Action on Jobs, Democracy, Development and Climate 2018-03-17 [ITUC]

IndustriALL affiliates take part in the World Social Forum 2018-03-17 [IndustriALL]

CSW 62: education trade unionists push for achievement of gender equality and empowerment of rural women and girls 2018-03-17 [EI]

Women Farm Workers: Achieving Justice on the Job For more info 2018-03-16 [Solidarity Center]

UN Women chief warns sexual harassment cases ‘tip of iceberg’ 2018-03-14 [suntimes]

Taking action on 8 March! 2018-03-13 [IndustriALL]

Closing gender gap in workforce 2018-03-13 [theguardian]

UN women’s commission opens annual session at ‘pivotal moment’ for gender equality movement 2018-03-13 [UN]

Radiation Risk Rises with Polar Air Routes and Ultra Long-Hauls 2018-03-12 [Bloomberg]

International Women’s Day: zero tolerance on sexual harassment 2018-03-12 [UNI Global Union]

ILO launches online access to legal research and training 2018-03-11 [thehimalayantimes.com]

SIgning the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) on International Women’s Day is an insult to women workers 2018-03-11 [PSI]

Forget Corporate Feminism, International Women’s Day Is A Radical Holiday 2018-03-10 [Huffington Post]

ILO: Women still less likely to be active in the labour market than men in most of the world 2018-03-09 [ILO]

Your feminist shirt means nothing if it was made in a sweatshop 2018-03-09 [Treehugger]

'You need to hear us': over 1,000 female aid workers urge reform in open letter 2018-03-09 [The Guardian]

Don’t forget what International Women’s Day is really about – striking 2018-03-09 [The Independent]

The Socialist Origins of International Women’s Day 2018-03-08 [Jacobin]

International women's day - unions must act to end violence against women at work 2018-03-08 [IndustriALL]

Decades after Iceland’s ‘day off’, our women’s strike is stronger than ever 2018-03-08 [The Guardian]

Tariffs and overcapacity focus of OECD steel meeting 2018-03-08 [IndustriALL]


International Women's Day 2018-03-08 [UNI Global Union]

We Make Change Work for Women Stop Gender-based Violence in the Workplace 2018-03-08 [BWI]

Unions at forefront of fight for equality as employers fail to address violence facing women journalists 2018-03-08 [IFJ]

‘The Time is Now’: Education Unions Celebrate Women’s Activism on International Women’s Day 2018 2018-03-08 [Education International]

Inequality at 30,000 feet: is aviation the least progressive industry? 2018-03-07 [The Guardian]

Supporting south-south cooperation development 2018-03-07 [Education International]

It’s Our Day – It’s Our Time: Rising for Equality 2018-03-07 [ITUC]

BWI files complaints with Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics 2018-03-06 [BWI]

EQUALITY NOW! For an international Convention to stop violence against women at work 2018-03-06 [IUF]

Unions Make Work Safer – What will your Union do on 28th April? 2018-03-05 [BWI]

New podcast looks back at 25 years of Education International’s history 2018-03-02 [Education International]

When Workers Fight Back 2018-03-02 [Jacobin]

Ontario Pay Equity Results for CUPE Service Workers in Ontario Hospitals: A Study of Uneven Benefits 2018-03-02 [PSI]

Education International begins new chapter with new general secretary 2018-03-01 [Education International]

International Civil Servants slam ICSC, prepare for global action 2018-03-01 [PSI]

“Gender-based violence is unacceptable and not part of the job” 2018-02-28 [IndustriALL]

Commonwealth Conference of Education Ministers to prioritise free quality education and educators 2018-02-28 [Education International]

Feeling angry about gender-based violence? Good. #MeToo 2018-02-27 [Equal Times]

'When everything is a service, a Trade in Services Agreement affects everyone,' says new IUF Report 2018-02-27 [PSI]

International Civil Servants slam ICSC pay-cut, prepare for global action 2018-02-26 [PSI]

The battle over TiSA: when everything is a service, a Trade in Services Agreement affects everyone 2018-02-26 [IUF]

UNI echoes Amnesty International concerns on the state of human rights around the world 2018-02-26 [uniglobalunion.org]

“We are workers, not slaves.” Increasingly fed up with labor conditions, farmers and farmworkers have been organizing globally 2018-02-25 [Salon]

ITUC letter to President Poroshenko and PM Groysman re non-payment of wages at SE 'Selidivvugillya' For more info 2018-02-23 [perc.ituc-csi.org]

Migrants’ Rights under Threat with US Nomination to Head International Organization for Migration 2018-02-22 [ITUC]

Work according to Amazon 2018-02-22 [Equal Times]

This month in labour history

14-03-1883 Karl Marx dies in London UK at age 64. [more]