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IKEA workers demand fair wages 2020-10-17 [BWI]

Coal Industry Finally Burns Out 2020-10-12 [Balkans Insight]

Historic Just Transition plan to phase out coal mining in Poland 2020-10-09 [IndustriALL]

Unions to Teleperformance: Reinstate unjustly fired Polish workers 2020-09-30 [UNI]

Workers must not pay for the Covid-19 health crisis! 2020-08-24 [Réseau syndical international de solidarité et de luttes]

40th anniversary of the Gdańsk shipyard strike 2020-08-14 [Workersliberty]

EU must ratify Istanbul Convention on violence against women after Poland withdrawal reports 2020-07-28 [ETUC]

Global companies require global solidarity: Polish Teleperformance workers form a new union 2020-07-11 [UNI]

Support to Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland who has received over 55 threats of legal action 2020-07-10 [EFJ]

Polish coal mines continue maintenance works amid pandemic 2020-06-24 [Reuters]

Polish city helps migrant workers left jobless, homeless and stranded by employer during crisis 2020-06-14 [NFP]

Union fighting to reduce challenges posed by COVID-19 crisis 2020-04-19 [EI]

Trade unions call on govt to extend support to workers 2020-04-18 [BWI]

How a harsh Polish abortion bill sparked women’s strikes around the world 2020-04-16 [Opendemocracy]

Educators pledge to never let the horrors of the Holocaust happen again 2020-01-31 [EI]

President marks 40th anniversary of Polish trade union Solidarity 2020-01-30 [The First News]

Holocaust remembrance: Education unions come together for Auschwitz memorial ceremony and Holocaust education conference 2020-01-29 [Education International]

Castorama must stop union-busting  ActNOW!  2019-12-03 [UNI Global Union]

Public radio found guilty of breaking the principle of equal treatment 2019-11-13 [EFJ]

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party aims to regulate journalists 2019-10-10 [EFJ]

ETUC condemns 'LGBT free zone' in Poland 2019-07-26 [ETUC]

Newspaper plans to circulate homophobic stickers 2019-07-24 [EFJ]

Prime Day protests include a strike vote 2019-07-19 [UNI Global Union]

Amazon shuts down talks with Polish unions 2019-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

UNI affiliates protest at Orpea’s illegal dismissal of union representative in Poland and its anti-union behaviour 2019-06-05 [UNI Global Union]

Inter-IKEA Plant Unions Formulate Joint Strategy to Protect Workers’ Rights 2019-05-30 [BWI]

“I Didn’t Sit Eight and a Half Years in Jail to Build Capitalism” 2019-05-20 [Jacobin]

Amazon holds talks with workers seeking higher pay 2019-05-12 [Punch]

Teachers Strike Sweeps Poland 2019-04-24 [Labor Notes]

Teachers Are Striking in Poland, Too 2019-04-21 [Jacobin]

Poland’s teachers’ strike continues 2019-04-18 [Emerging Europe]

School exams given in Poland as teachers’ strike drags on 2019-04-10 [SD Union-Trib]

Teachers’ strike causes problems for Poland’s Solidarity labor union 2019-04-10 [Politico]

ZNP calls strike over education salaries after government turned a deaf ear to their demands 2019-04-10 [EI]

Teachers strike over pay after talks with government fail 2019-04-08 [The Western Star]

Teachers go on strike over pay, cancelling classes 2019-04-08 [WTOP]

Polish teachers strike over pay after talks with government fail 2019-04-08 [Rueters]

Solidarity rejects climate science consensus 2018-12-06 [Climate Home News]

Ryanair sidesteps unions with ultra-low-cost unit 2018-12-05 [The Irish Times]

On their patron saint’s day, Polish miners pray for a decent future 2018-12-05 [Climate Home News]

LOT strike ends 2018-11-02 [Radio Poland]

Strike at Polish airline LOT ends after deal agreed with unions 2018-11-02 [Today]

Strike suspended, but more LOT flights cancelled 2018-10-28 [Radio Poland]

LOT cancels flights, fires workers as week-long crew strike continues 2018-10-26 [ATW]

ETUC supports dismissed Polish airline workers 2018-10-25 [ETUC]

Flights cancelled as LOT cabin crew, pilots strike 2018-10-25 [Radio Poland]

LOT cancels flights as strike grinds on 2018-10-25 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

Ryanair makes no concessions to Polish union demands on contracts 2018-10-19 [Euronews]

Unions at Polish LOT airline plan strike Thursday morning 2018-10-18 [Reuters]

Unions strike at Polish LOT airline 2018-10-18 [The Daily Trust]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

8-10-1982 Solidarnosc is declared illegal. [more]

24-10-1980 The government of Poland legalizes the Solidarity trade union. [more]