Today in labour history

Today in Labour History

1980 United States of America The J.P. Stevens textile company is forced to sign its first union contract after a 17-year struggle in North Carolina and other southern states.

1996 Canada When General Motors tries to break a Canadian Autoworkers strike by removing equipment, union members occupy the Oshawa plants.[more]

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Saturday 19 October 2019, 16:57:47

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Canada Ontario Arrested while trying to stop the killing of temporary workers [RadioLabour] 2019-10-19

Europe / UK ETUC statement on the Brexit deal [ETUC] 2019-10-18

Algeria Internationale Gewerkschaften rufen IAO zur Verteidigung von Gewerkschaften gegen zunehmende Repression auf [IUL] 2019-10-18

Algeria Organizaciones sindicales internacionales piden a la OIT que defienda a los sindicalistas que enfrentan una creciente represión [UITA] 2019-10-18

Indonesia ¡Reintegrar a Husni! Continúa la movilización por los derechos sindicales en el Pullman Jakarta de Accor [UITA] 2019-10-18

Syria / Turkey Education International condemns Turkish aggression in Syria [Education International] 2019-10-18

USA Самая длинная забастовка в истории General Motors завершилась победой профсоюза [MetallurgProm] 2019-10-17

Qatar Qatar dismantles kafala system of modern slavery [ITUC] 2019-10-17

Qatar Katar demontiert Kafala-System moderner Sklaverei [IGB] 2019-10-17

Qatar Qatar desmantela el sistema kafala de esclavitud moderna [CSI] 2019-10-17

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Algeria Photogallery: Algeria protests call for civil state and reject sell-out of economic sovereignty [MENA Solidarity Network] 2019-10-19 1 more labour news stories from Algeria today

Australia Politics needs nurses-adress to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation [ALP] 2019-10-19 8 more labour news stories from Australia today

Canada / Prince Edward Island Paid leave for victims of domestic violence will soon be law [CBC] 2019-10-19 25 more labour news stories from Canada today

Chile Chile protests: State of Emergency declared in Santiago as violence escaltes [The Guardian] 2019-10-19 1 more labour news stories from Chile today

Colombia Glencore workers call for dispute settlement protocol [IndustriALL] 2019-10-18

Croatia Teachers to Go on Nationwide Strike on Monday [Total News] 2019-10-18

Europe EFJ calls on EU to enhance protection for journalists [EFJ] 2019-10-18

Germany Lufthansa Accused of Trying to Frighten Flight Attendants into Submission Over Strike Action [Paddle Your Own Kanoo] 2019-10-18

Global Report: Call to Action for Rights of People on the Move For more info [Solidarity Center] 2019-10-19

Hong Kong / China Lee Cheuk-yan of the HKCTU: “When you beat, arrest, prosecute and shoot at protestors, social dialogue is very difficult” [Equal Times] 2019-10-18

India Against the destructive decision of BJP govt's hectic move for merger of the banks [CITU] 2019-10-19 1 more labour news stories from India today

Lebanon Protests over taxes threaten Lebanon's political establishment [Al Jazeerah] 2019-10-19

New Zealand Staff 'safe'as Christchurch council boss Dawn Baxendale promises cost cuts [Fairfax Media] 2019-10-19 3 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria Minimum Wage: Delta NLC suspends strike [PM News] 2019-10-18

Pacific Public education systems in Pacific plagued by commercial activity, new EI report finds [Education International] 2019-10-18

Qatar Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system [Al Jazeerah] 2019-10-19 4 more labour news stories from Qatar today

South Africa Cosatu calls for removal of Eskom board amid load shedding [iAfrica] 2019-10-19 22 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Spain Barcelona rocked by violence on fifth day of separatist protests [Reuters] 2019-10-19 1 more labour news stories from Spain today

Swaziland Dismiss SNAT court papers-Govt [Times of Swaziland] 2019-10-19

UK Menopause workplace guide launched by UNISON [Unison] 2019-10-19 12 more labour news stories from UK today

Ukraine NPGU welcomes the Government response on miners demands but continuing struggle against wage arrears For more info [KVPU] 2019-10-18

USA / New York Wendt Workers wins first contract [BWI] 2019-10-19 18 more labour news stories from USA today