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Friday 29 August 2014, 16:01:44

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UK TUC: Majority of women workers 'earn less than living wage' [BBC] 2014-08-29

UK TUC: Majority of women workers 'earn less than living wage' [BBC] 2014-08-29

UK / England Care UK strikers lobby Bridgepoint again [UNISON] 2014-08-27

Canada / Ontario Hamilton Health Services to pay $7.3 million in pay equity deal [Metro] 2014-08-26

Turkey 94 pct of female agricultural workers unregistered [Zaman] 2014-08-26

Canada Unifor calls for inquiry into murdered and missing aboriginal women, renewed health accord [Unifor] 2014-08-26

Jordan Migrant women workers in Jordan face abuse [Lebanon Daily Star] 2014-08-25

South Africa Lack of options drives women miners to face discrimination underground [The Independent] 2014-08-25

Ukraine / Ukraine Працівниці Львівської вугільної компанії провели ніч на рейках [КВПУ] For more info 2014-08-21

Brazil Expanded labour rights for domestic workers [The Times-Union] 2014-08-21

India / Karnataka Domestic Workers Union calls for abolishing employment of children in domestic work [Citizen Matters] 2014-08-21

UK ‘Immoral’ Tyneside car parking charges for key health workers highlight national problem [Unite] 2014-08-21

Canada Carpenter returns to where her career started to promote trades to women [Outlook] 2014-08-21

India ‘Exploitative work contracts making nurses vulnerable to sexual assaults’ [The Hindu] 2014-08-21

Canada An obvious need for a National public inquiry! [NUPGE] 2014-08-21

Canada CBSA’s removal of its female officers for religious travellers is unacceptable [PSAC] 2014-08-21

Canada Voyageurs évoquant des motifs religieux : Comportement inacceptable de l’ASFC envers ses douanières [AFPC] 2014-08-21

Australia FSU submission on domestic violence [FSU] 2014-08-20

UK TUC welcomes spread of pension saving as a result of auto-enrolment [TUC] 2014-08-20

South Africa COSATU condemns rape and murder of lesbian [Cosatu] 2014-08-19

USA / USA / California UESF Teachers And Education Workers Demand Living Wages At Strike Vote [Labor Video Project] For more info 2014-08-16

Australia / Victoria Sex harassment ruling a warning for bosses [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-16

Canada / British Columbia UFCW Canada files Gender Discrimination Complaint in B.C [UNI Global Union] 2014-08-16

Canada / British Columbia UFCW files human rights complaint before BC Human Rights Tribunal [rabble] 2014-08-16

Pakistan Women bangle workers demand facilities [Labour Watch] 2014-08-16

Cambodia Garment workers toiling to the death [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-08-15

Australia / Western Australia Gender pay gap worst in Western Australia [Unions WA] 2014-08-15

Australia Pay gap between men and women widens [AAP] 2014-08-15

Australia Pay gap will worsen under attack on penalty rates [ACTU] 2014-08-15

USA Working Anything but 9 to 5 [NY Times] 2014-08-15

Australia / Western Australia Wage gap worst in nation [West Australian] 2014-08-15

Australia Women's pay to lag further behind - ACTU [News.com.au] 2014-08-15

Australia Female firefighters 'still facing professional challenges' [ABC] 2014-08-15

USA / Montana The Women's Protective Union [Montana Standard] 2014-08-15

USA Labor Union Activist 'Sister' Bessie Hillman [Forward] 2014-08-15

Australia Pay gap will worsen under attack on penalty rates [ACTU] 2014-08-15

Saudi Arabia / India Cheated Indian women workers still stranded [Arab News] 2014-08-15

USA Tallying Female Workers Isn't Enough to Make Tech More Diverse [The Atlantic] 2014-08-15

Canada Unions key to fighting violence against women [Unifor] 2014-08-15

Canada La première Conférence d’Unifor sur la condition féminine se prépare pour les élections fédérales [Unifor] 2014-08-15

Canada L’écart salarial entre les sexes nuit toujours aux femmes malgré toutes les années de lutte [Unifor] 2014-08-15

Australia / Australian Capital Territory Unions want breastfeeding rights enshrined in Taxation Office agreement [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-14

UK Domestic violence – not just a domestic issue [TouchStone] 2014-08-14

Australia / Queensland Prison officer United Voice union delegate suspended after airing safety concerns [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-14

USA / Global Starbucks Workers Union releases critical report on Starbucks [Portland IWW] For more info 2014-08-14

USA / New Jersey A Jersey City labor union gets first black female president [NJ.com] 2014-08-14

Canada Unifor holds its first-ever women’s conference [Canadian Labour Reporter] 2014-08-14

UK Just four companies reveal gender pay gap under coalition scheme [Guardian] 2014-08-14

UK Five myths about unequal pay [Guardian] 2014-08-14

India Saving Indian Migrant Workers on Foreign Soil: Hajra Salam’s Journey [BWI] 2014-08-13

UK Cleaners should have living wages, says TUC [TUC] 2014-08-13

Australia / Victoria Sex worker union member attacks Peta Brady play Ugly Mugs [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-13

UK Female union chief: 'Dinosaur employers need to wake up and value working mums' [Telegraph] 2014-08-13

UK 40% of managers prefer to hire younger men to avoid maternity leave [Fresh Business Thinking] 2014-08-13

UK Managers 'fear maternity leave' [Express and Star] 2014-08-13

UK / Australia One In Three Bosses ‘Would Rather Hire A Man’ Than A Woman [Marie Claire] 2014-08-13

UK Office cleaners face underpayment, mistreatment and abuse, report finds [Guardian] 2014-08-13

UK Campaign launched to fight prejudice against working mothers [Slater and Gordon] 2014-08-13

Canada Gender pay-gap, still keeping women down all these years later [Unifor] 2014-08-13

Australia ANZ threatened to discipline pregnant worker over pelvic exam, court told [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-12

India National Women’s Committee of the Indian Affiliates Committee Strongly Condemns Increased Violence against Women [BWI] 2014-08-12

UK 40% of managers avoid hiring younger women to get around maternity leave [The Guardian] 2014-08-12

Australia Who has the right to ask a pregnant woman for a medical examination? [Daily Life] 2014-08-11

Canada / Ontario Industry coaxes Canadian women to don hard hats [The Star] 2014-08-11

Bangladesh Police fire tear gas at garment workers on hunger strike: union official [Radio Australia] 2014-08-10

Brazil Domestic Workers Rights Laws Passed [Latin Post] 2014-08-10

Pakistan Domestic workers in Pakistan are still struggling hard to get their basic rights to work and live [TNS] 2014-08-10

USA / Massachusetts Domestic Workers' Champ Envisions Win-Win Future [WE.news] 2014-08-10

Canada UFCW Canada Denounces Gender-Based Discrimination Against Migrant Women Under Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program [UFCW] 2014-08-10

USA / Massachusetts Court ruling exempts home child care workers from union rule [The Enterprise] 2014-08-10

Pakistan Women bangle workers demand facilities [Dawn] 2014-08-10

Colombia Cops re-arrest labour rights activist for alleged ties to FARC [Colombia Reports] 2014-08-09

UK Gender pay gap is a disgrace [UNISON] 2014-08-09

Australia Domestic violence: a workplace issue [Working Life] 2014-08-08

South Africa Inside Labour: Women who gave us a charter for all [Fin24] 2014-08-08

Canada Prostitution is more than a labour rights issue [Al Jazeera] 2014-08-08

South Africa SAMWU Commemorates National Women`s Day [Cosatu] 2014-08-08

South Africa COSATU statement for National Women`s Day [Cosatu] 2014-08-08

Senegal Unions support kidnapped Nigerian girls [Education International] 2014-08-08

South Africa Marikana Widows Shed Tears in Women's Month [Sacsis] 2014-08-07

Pakistan Former air hostess alleges harassment [Labour Watch] 2014-08-07

USA / Bangladesh Rana Plaza and Triangle Shirtwaist - Same Struggle [Talking Union] 2014-08-07

Australia / Western Australia Pregnancy Discrimination Widespread in WA Workplaces [Unions WA] 2014-08-05

Australia / Tasmania The F word: Unions Tasmania Women's Conf 14th August [Unions Tasmania] 2014-08-05

Bangladesh 1,500 Bangladesh Garment Workers Are On A Hunger Strike [Refinery29] 2014-08-05

UK Danny Alexander ‘sounds ‘death knell’ for independent review body on NHS pay [Unite] 2014-08-05

Australia Tony Abbott's paid parental leave scheme deferred with no due date in sight j [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-03

Canada Les TUAC Canada dénoncent la discrimination sexiste exercée contre les migrantes dans le cadre du Programme des travailleurs agricoles saisonniers [TUAC] 2014-08-03

Canada Women’s conference kicks off next week [Unifor] 2014-08-03

Canada Should farmers be allowed to choose if they want male or female labourers under seasonal worker program? [The Province] 2014-08-02

Australia / Australian Capital Territory Union welcomes more cash for childcare workers to upgrade skills offered by ACT Gvt [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-01

Australia / Australian Capital Territory Federal Labor and ACT Liberal speak out for Treasury mums in danger of axing [Fairfax Media] 2014-08-01

Australia / New South Wales Health Minister told: Do the right thing on ratios [NSW Nurses and Midwives Association] 2014-08-01

UK Trade unions are feminism’s forgotten ally [New Internationalist] 2014-08-01

Canada Union alleges migrant farm worker program discriminates against women [Global] 2014-08-01

Canada Labour program for migrant workers faces gender discrimination claim [The Globe and Mail] 2014-08-01

Canada / Ontario Mac cleaners vote on final offer Tuesday [The Spectator] 2014-08-01

Colombia IndustriALL women’s workshop in Colombia promotes organizing [IndustriALL Global Union] 2014-07-31

Australia / Victoria Bosses get away with pregnancy discrimination 'scot free': Victoria Legal Aid [ABC] 2014-07-31

USA / Connecticut Home Care Workers Thank Union, Hope For More Progress [Hartford Courant] 2014-07-31