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USA: NEA UTR Kristyn Jones On The Fight Against Privatization and Charters [Labor Video Project] 2017-04-20
USA: Stakes are high for workers, businesses as minimum wage hike is considered [Chicago Tribune] 2017-04-16
France: VIDEO. Vivarte : quand les salariés de La Halle aux chaussures trouvent leur magasin mis en location sur Le Bon Coin [franceinfo] 2017-04-14
Europe: Les syndicats IKEA lancent un nouveau film [FIOT] 2017-04-12
USA: CWA International President Chris Shelton On AT&T District 9 Fight For A Contract In San Jose [LVP] 2017-04-10
USA: Senator Baldwin says a law passed in 2014 could result in retired Teamsters losing up to 70% of their pensions [NBC] 2017-04-10
USA: 'This Is For The Working Class' CWA AT&T Workers In California Rally Against Concessions & Contracting Out In San Jose [LVP] 2017-04-10
Ireland: National Museum staff to be vetted by gardaí after sexual harassment claims [Irish Independent] 2017-04-08
France: Sophie Binet : « Il faut réduire le temps de travail et définanciariser l’entreprise » [regards] 2017-04-08
USA: San Francisco 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing Frame-up and The Labor Movement [LVP] 2017-04-07
France: Grève dans un McDo franchisé: 'on veut passer de 7 à 13 euros de l’heure, comme aux États-Unis' [bfmtv] 2017-04-06
USA: The War On Labor, Union Solidarity And Lessons From Our Past [LVP] 2017-04-03
USA: Seattle teachers vote on 1-day strike [KING5] 2017-03-31
USA: Keystone Oaks teacher strike averted [WPXI] 2017-03-31
USA: Education Workers At University Of Ilinois Urbana/Champaign Speak Out For Worker Rights And Against Union Busting [LVP] 2017-03-30
Bangladesh: leather industry exposes workers and children to toxic hazards [PBS] 2017-03-30
French Guiana: Paralysée par une grève générale : témoignage d’une Réunionnaise [linfo] 2017-03-24
Uzbekistan: Cotton Sector Antislavery Activist Held In Mental Institution [RFE/Radio Liberty] 2017-03-22
USA: Memphis City Employee Unions Rally [Local Memphis] 2017-03-19
USA: How Democrats Lost Union Workers [Huffington Post] 2017-03-18
USA: Bargaining for the Common Good [NEA] 2017-03-17
France: [Vidéo] Oberthur Technologies à Vitré : vers un 4e jour de grève vendredi [Ouest France] 2017-03-17
USA: DC Federal Workers In Shock Over Trump's Proposed Job Cuts [NBC] 2017-03-17
France: [Vidéo] Oberthur Technologies à Vitré. Les salariés en grève défilent en ville [Ouest France] 2017-03-17
France: [Vidéo] Parlons Travail : Les résultats et le “grand oral” des candidats [CFDT] 2017-03-16
France: Cappelle-la-Grande : «Jusqu’ou vont-ils tirer la corde?» (vidéo) [phare] 2017-03-14
USA: Lyft Drivers Fed Up And Angry Against Settlement Deal In SF [Labor Video Project] 2017-03-10
USA: Women Stand Up And Speak Out On 2017 Women's Day In SF-Defend Women And Worker Rights [LVP] 2017-03-09
France: Pour de meilleurs salaires, l'usine Candia de Clermont-Ferrand en grève [FR3] 2017-03-09
USA: UBC Local 34 Diver Matthew Zugsberger Fights Corrupt Managers At OSHA, DOL, US Park Service & Contractors [LVP] 2017-03-09
France: 8 mars 2017 : l’égalité professionnelle [FO] 2017-03-08
Nepal: Des femmes qui s’entraident pour réussir [OIT] 2017-03-08
USA: US-Mexico Border Worker Solidarity March/Action Against NAFTA & For Driscolls Agricultural Workers [LVP] 2017-03-07
Iceland: Pour l’égalité des salaires entre femmes et hommes [CGT] 2017-03-07
France: Vidéo. Grève au centre hospitalier d'Alençon [Ouest France] 2017-03-07
France: Grève à Air France : 'Nos 14 dirigeants se goinfrent' [FR3] 2017-03-07
France: [Vidéo] Assurance-chômage : La négociation débute mieux que prévu [CFDT] 2017-03-07
USA: Workers & Activists Demand BAAQMD Executives Be Prosecuted For Destroying Records & Illegally Retaliating Against Agency Whistleblowers [Labor Video Project] 2017-03-03
USA: UCSF Tech Workers And CWA UPTE Unionists Protest Outsourcing Of Public Worker Jobs [Labor Video Project] 2017-03-02
Haiti: [Vidéo] La coopération syndicale internationale en marche [CFDT] 2017-03-01
India: बैंकों में कामकाज ठप, करोड़ों रुपए का कारोबार प्रभावित [Patrika news network] 2017-02-28
USA: SEIU 1021 CWA 9404 Staff Workers Rally In San Francisco For A Just Union Contract 'Respect Union Values' [LVP] 2017-02-28
France: Les contrôleurs des TER veulent sauver leurs postes [Provence] 2017-02-28
USA: Rehire Daz Lamparadas Now! Stop Discrimination & Union Busting by SEIU 1021 Management [LVP] 2017-02-27
France: Soutien à un délégué syndicale CGT des ' 3 Brasseurs' - Partie 001 : 'Ambiance saloon' [CGT] 2017-02-24
USA: San Francisco ILWU Local 10 Honors Herb Mills Secretary Treasurer Retired [LVP] 2017-02-24
Spain: CCOOntigo TV: La brecha salarial nos niega la igualdad a todas y todos [ccoo servicios] 2017-02-23
South Africa: Labour Wrap: A Budget by any name would smell the same [Fin24] 2017-02-23
USA: BA Air Quality Management District Workers Fired For Exposing Destruction of Records [LVP] 2017-02-23
USA: Sanctuary restaurants vow to protect undocumented workers [CNN] 2017-02-21