Women workers march in Turkey, 2007.
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Working Women: Daily News

New Zealand Mai Chen: A win for low-paid women everywhere [The Herald] 2014-10-31

India Flawed Fabric - The abuse of girls and women workers in the South Indian textile industry [SoMo] 2014-10-30

Cambodia Factory’s workers ordered back to work [The Post] 2014-10-30

Pakistan Speakers want labour rights for 5 million women workers in Sindh [Today] 2014-10-30

Global Will the ILO take a stand against gender-based violence at work? [Equal Times] 2014-10-30

Global ¿Se posicionará la OIT contra la violencia de género en el trabajo? [Equal Times] 2014-10-30

Global L’OIT va-t-elle prendre position contre la violence sexiste au travail ? [Equal Times] 2014-10-30

Turkey Gender gap widens, ranks 125 among 142 countries [Today's Zaman] 2014-10-29

Africa / Middle East Arab region workshop in Jordan highlights trade union and women’s right [Education International] 2014-10-29

Australia / Tasmania Union in anti-discrimination dispute with Bethlehem over non-employment of women [] 2014-10-29

USA / USA / California We Are Not Prepared For Ebola! NNU CNA UCSF Nurses Demand Mandatory Protocols [LVP] For more info 2014-10-29

USA The Koch Sisters on Paid Sick Days [AFL-CIO] 2014-10-29

Canada Sexual images in Air Canada flight decks worse than airline admits: pilot [CBC] 2014-10-29

Japan ‘Maternity harassment’ verdict benefits women, men — and our humanity [The Times] 2014-10-29

Hong Kong / China Domestic Workers Share Their Thoughts on Occupy Central [HK Helpers Campaign] 2014-10-29

Colombia La mujer en el sector financiero [Semanario Voz] For more info Image 2014-10-29

Australia Domestic Violence leave - ACTU wage case application [Fairfax Media] 2014-10-28

Australia ACTU breaks ground on domestic violence with Fair Work Commission claim [The Age] 2014-10-28

Australia Unions push for the right to domestic violence leave [ACTU] 2014-10-28

Australia It's time for universal, paid domestic violence leave. Sign on to show your support [ACTU] 2014-10-28

Australia / New South Wales Rally to Save Women's Refuges in NSW - 10am Fri 31 Oct, [ASU NSW] 2014-10-28

UK TUC comment on Resolution Foundation low pay report [TUC] 2014-10-28

USA Waiting with Their Wings to Fight Workplace Sex Discrimination [JD Supra] 2014-10-28

New Zealand Rest home providers consider appealing landmark pay equity decision [Radio New Zealand] 2014-10-28

South Africa Lone voice for abused domestics [The Times] 2014-10-28

Japan Ending maternity harassment [The Times] 2014-10-27

Canada / Newfoundland and Labrador The First Annual Nancy Riche Front Door Forum [NLFL] 2014-10-27

Pakistan Draft of home-based workers law ready [Labour Watch] 2014-10-27

USA Flight Attendants Honored for Battle Against Workplace Sex Discrimination [AFL-CIO] 2014-10-26

Pakistan Women workers threaten sit-in outside Punjab Assembly [Labour Watch] 2014-10-26

South Africa LGBTI Dialogue Raises Awareness among Unions [Solidarity Center] 2014-10-23

USA / USA / California Stop Lying To Us-Uber Workers Protest At World Headquarters In SF [Labor Video Project] For more info 2014-10-23

UK / Ireland / Northern Ireland Sex workers speak out on how prostitution should be policed [BBC] 2014-10-23

Canada Shine the Light/Light the Night Against Violence [Unifor] 2014-10-22

New Zealand Working women 65 and older set to double [Stuff] 2014-10-22

UK / Ireland / Northern Ireland Trafficking Bill: MLAs vote to make paying for sex a crime [BBC] 2014-10-22

UK Women’s minicab safety fears increase after peers give go-ahead to deregulation clause [Unite] 2014-10-22

Global [ILO] 2014-10-21

USA Remember the ‘Rosie the Riveter’ Image Pretty Much Everybody Knows? It's Not What You Might Think [AFL-CIO] 2014-10-20

USA Baayork Lee, Actor, Dancer, Choreographer Wins Equity’s Robeson Honors [AFL-CIO] 2014-10-20

Pakistan These courageous women [The News] 2014-10-19

Azerbaijan Stop harassment and legal action against leading investigative journalist [IFJ] 2014-10-18

China Women Lead Sanitation Strike at Massive Education Complex in China [Labor Notes] 2014-10-18

USA New Fed Chair Janet Yellen warns of rising inequality [The New Yorker] 2014-10-18

Hong Kong / China Maid in Hong Kong fights for justice against abuser [WSJ] 2014-10-18

USA / New York When Living on Tips Means Putting Up With Harassment [NY Times] 2014-10-18

Africa Women call for quotas at IndustriALL [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-10-17

South Africa / Western Cape COSATU condemns reported conduct of Heart FM Director [Cosatu] 2014-10-17

UK Bank of England shows why tens of thousands are marching for a pay rise [TUC] 2014-10-17

Bangladesh Accord completes inspections in 1,106 factories [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-10-16

Bangladesh Two Groups Complete Inspections of 1,700 Bangladesh Garment Factories [New York Times] 2014-10-16

Papua New Guinea IFJ and PNG media demand action after female journalists abducted and raped [IFJ] 2014-10-16

Papua New Guinea Extra security for NBC staff in PNG after assaults [RNZI] 2014-10-16

USA Facebook and Apple offer $20,000 to freeze eggs for female staff: reports [Radio Australia] 2014-10-16

Canada Women Workers Making History – Then and Now [OFL] 2014-10-16

India / Tamil Nadu Kollywood’s all-woman union going strong [The Hindu] 2014-10-16

Bangladesh ILO training for women trade unionists [Just Style] 2014-10-16

Cambodia Garment Brands Support Workers’ Push for Higher Wages [The Wall Street Journal] 2014-10-16

Bangladesh A Glimmer of Hope: Women Leading Change in Garment Industry [In Asia] 2014-10-16

Nepal he new UNI Nepal Women Committee elected! [UNI Global Union] 2014-10-15

UK Modern slavery in Britain [The Telegraph] 2014-10-14

Europe / USA Trade Union - Lone critical voice at EU-US Trade event [ETUC] 2014-10-14

Global Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize [Education International] 2014-10-13

Kenya / Saudi Arabia Kenyan government moves to combat migrant worker abuse in the Gulf [Equal Times] 2014-10-13

Cambodia Garment workers protest after delay in wage decision [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-10-13

USA / North Carolina Woman fired the day after she complained that coworker had rubbed her buttocks [Think Progress] 2014-10-12

Ireland SIPTU members at Kerry Women’s Refuge vote for industrial action [SIPTU] 2014-10-10

Mexico Labour lawyer wins top human rights award [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-10-10

Global 10 Reasons Why We're Against Unions [Every Day Feminism] 2014-10-10

Africa / Middle East Arab region women's rights activists meet this weekend in Tunis [Tunisia Live] 2014-10-10

India Road transport union to strengthen role of women activists [ITF] 2014-10-10

Cambodia Nightlife workers now covered by Cambodian labor laws [Associated Press] 2014-10-09

Mexico ProDESC Founder Ancheita Wins Human Rights Award [Solidarity Center] For more info 2014-10-09

Canada Ninth Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils being held [NUPGE] 2014-10-08

Hong Kong / Philippines Pinoys, other foreign domestic workers in HK to seek higher pay [The Philippine Star] 2014-10-07

USA Nothing’s Fair About Being A Woman In The Workplace [Teamsters] 2014-10-07

Hong Kong / China Denouncement towards violence and abuse on female protester [HKCTU] 2014-10-05

Canada / Quebec Ensemble contre la discrimination envers les femmes autochtones ! [CSQ] 2014-10-05

Africa / Middle East Arab Women Strengthen Network to Fight for their Rights [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-10-03

Colombia Primera presidenta de la UNEB [Semanario Voz] For more info Image 2014-10-03

UK Midwives to strike after Jeremy Hunt scraps 1% pay rise [The Guardian] 2014-10-01

USA / California Governor Brown signs SB 1299 [California Safe Care Standard] For more info 2014-10-01

Hong Kong Protesters demand democracy, but not for HK's foreign female domestic workers [Al Jazeera America] 2014-10-01

Greece Armed only with rubber gloves, Greek cleaners fight the iron fist of austerity [Equal Times] 2014-10-01

Ireland Irish unions launch breast cancer awareness drive [Equal Times] 2014-10-01

Hong Kong Foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong get $100 wage hike [The Inquirer] 2014-10-01

Hong Kong No one happy as foreign maid wages rise in HK [SCMP] 2014-10-01

Hong Kong Domestic helpers to get 2.5% wage hike [RTHK] 2014-10-01

Canada / Quebec Un grand honneur pour une militante SCFP [Radio-Canada] 2014-10-01

Australia Can a drink close the pay gap? [In Your Hands] 2014-09-30

Spain Sogeti: No despidas a mi mamá. Don't fire my mummy [] For more info 2014-09-30

Spain DON’T FIRE MY MUMMY! [] For more info 2014-09-30

USA / Massachusetts Hyatt Hotels Corp. agrees to pay $1 million to 98 Boston-area housekeepers fired five years ago and replaced by lower-paid, outsourced workers. [Boston Globe] 2014-09-30

South Africa / North West COSATU disappointed with Equality Court judgement [Cosatu] 2014-09-29

Turkey We don’t need no mixed-sex schools, says Turkey's conservative teachers union [Hurriyet Daily News] 2014-09-28

Canada / Newfoundland and Labrador Hope Haven shelter workers may strike, cite wage discrimination [CBC] 2014-09-28

France Hyatt Paris: outsourced hotel housekeepers strike and win wage increase [IUF] 2014-09-27

Bangladesh RMG union members learn safety, organisational skills [The Daily Star] 2014-09-26

USA / Massachusetts Nurse Union sues, blocks flu shot mandate to keep jobs at Brigham and Women’s [Boston Globe] 2014-09-26

USA Paid Maternity Leave Push Underway At U.S. Labor Department [Huffington Post] 2014-09-26