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France: Continuation de grève des agents de sécurité Securitas à Airbus [BFMTV] 2014-04-15
Indonesia: VIDEO: Foreign workers struggle in Malaysia [Al Jazeera] 2014-04-14
USA: AFT launches Reclaiming the Promise of Higher Education [AFT] 2014-04-13
Iran: Letter from jailed labouractivist Sharokh Zamani about the background to his ongoing hungerstrike (34 days !) [Mission Iran] 2014-04-12
Iran: Solidarity with Shahrokh Zamani ! [Facebook Göran Gustavsson] 2014-04-12
USA: ATU Pres Larry Hanley On The Attack On Public Transit, Transit Workers And The ATU [LVP] 2014-04-11
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Dockers Strike and Struggles: Report By Stephan Chan and Wong Yu Loy [LVP] 2014-04-11
France: La première prise de contact de Manuel Valls avec les syndicats [FO] 2014-04-11
USA: Ryker Shannon IAM 751Boeing Rosies Machinists, Union Democracy, Tech and Concession Bargaining [LVP] 2014-04-09
France: [Vidéo] “Sur les économies, tout nous inquiète” [CFDT] 2014-04-09
USA: APWU Pres Mark Dimondstein Calls For Defense Of The People's Post Office [LVP] 2014-04-08
USA: The Fight For Railway Safety and The Case Of BLET BNSF Railway Worker Jen Wallis [LVP] 2014-04-07
USA: Chicago Teachers Union Pres Karen Lewis and IBT 804 Pres Tim Sylvester At Labor Notes Convention [Labor Video Project] 2014-04-05
USA: Ruben Jones and Why We Need a $10.10 Minimum Wage [AFL-CIO] 2014-04-04
France: Houplines : deuxième jour de grève, en chantant, chez Hacot&Colombier (VIDÉO) [Voix du Nord] 2014-04-04
France: Hacot&Colombier à Houplines: le jugement du tribunal mis en délibéré, la grève votée (VIDEO) [Voix du Nord] 2014-04-03
France: Calais : le piquet de grève est levé au port, une réunion organisée vendredi avec les dockers et la Région (VIDÉO) [Voix du Nord] 2014-04-03
France: Chasseneuil-du-Poitou : grève chez Federal Mogul (+ vidéo) [Presse] 2014-04-03
France: Santé/Sociaux. Quimper « Les difficultés sont croissantes » (Vidéo) [Coté] 2014-04-02
USA: Introducing Anti-Unionol: A New Long-Lasting Anti-Worker Suppository [AFSCME] 2014-04-01
Canada: Kiefer Sutherland sends message of support for Medicare [NUPGE] 2014-04-01
USA: Watch two former McDonald's managers break down how they were ordered to cheat their employees out of their pay [Robbed on the Job] 2014-04-01
Taiwan: Taiwan Parliament Occupied By Students Protesting Trade Deal With China-Thousands Including Workers Surround Parliament [LVP] 2014-03-31
Belgium: Investir dans l’économie durable créera 60 000 emplois [CSC] 2014-03-29
Global: Comité de la liberté syndicale: protéger les droits, sauver des vies [OIT] 2014-03-28
USA: P Diddy speaks to Nissan workers in MS [YouTube] 2014-03-26
Canada: This union just clobbered Target in the video outreach department [Press Progress] 2014-03-25
USA: Target's anti-union video [You Tube] 2014-03-21
France: La Redoute : la CFE-CGC signe l’accord, entre 550 et 700 salariés manifestent (VIDÉO) [Voix du Nord] 2014-03-21
South Africa: Numsa’s Joburg jobs march [IOL] 2014-03-20
France: Tourcoing : 100 % des sages-femmes en grève mais... heureuses (VIDEO) [Voix du Nord] 2014-03-20
Europe: Les syndicats tirent la sonnette d’alarme : la relance est remise en cause par la baisse des salaires [CES] 2014-03-20
France: [Vidéo] 6 bonnes raisons de manifester à Bruxelles le 4 avril [CFDT] 2014-03-20
France: Vidéo : Manifestation parisienne du 18 mars 2014 contre le Pacte de Responsabilité [FO] 2014-03-19
France: Pacte de responsabilité : FO mobilise contre le 'pacte de complaisance' [FO] 2014-03-19
USA: Walmart Welfare [USW] 2014-03-17
USA: Crunching the Costs and Benefits of Overtime Pay Reform [USW] 2014-03-17
France: Décès de Marc Blondel : « Les militants se sentent orphelins », dit Jean-Claude Mailly [FO] 2014-03-17
Australia: VIDEO: Leah explains why she deserves weekend rates [Unions Australia] 2014-03-12
South Africa: Amcu asks for Shabangu’s head [Business Day] 2014-03-11
Australia: VIDEO: Workers and community supporters use the human microphone [NUW] 2014-03-11
USA: The Men of Atalissa [NYTimes] 2014-03-10
USA: The ‘Boys’ in the Bunkhouse: Toil, abuse and endurance in the heartland [NYTimes] 2014-03-09
France: Biscuiterie Jeannette. Non au pillage de l’outil industriel [CGT] 2014-03-07
UK: VIDEO: Age Immaterial - Josune's story [TUC] 2014-03-05
USA: Stronger Together [USW] 2014-03-05
France: Les secrétaires médicales en grève à l’hôpital d’Avignon [Matin] 2014-03-03
France: Assédics : intermittents et chômeurs répondent au Médef [Plus belles les luttes] 2014-03-03
USA: Randi Weingarten on Union Issues and Education Policy [C-SPAN] 2014-03-02
USA: 'Defend The Right To Strike For Korean Workers' SF Rally For Korean Feb 25 General Workers Strike [LVP] 2014-02-27