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1861 Australia Coal miners in NSW refuse 20% wage cut & walk out; locked out until October.

1918 United States of America 95 members of the IWW were jailed for resistance to the First World War.

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Saturday 17 August 2019, 23:01:55

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Georgia 5 დასაქმებულის მიერ მოგებული 70 000 ლარი [GTUC] 2019-08-17

Russia Экипаж теплохода Vostok объявил забастовку в ростовском порту [Коммерсант] 2019-08-16

Argentina El sindicalismo argentino ha tenido un rol central en la configuración del frente electoral ganador de las previas [PSI] 2019-08-16

Hong Kong / China UNI joins calls for the protection of democracy in Hong Kong as protests continue [UNI Global Union] 2019-08-15

Hong Kong BWI supports Hong Kong mobilization in defence of liberty and autonomy [BWI] 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Aumento de la represión en Hong Kong: ¡es el momento de actuar! [ITUC] 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Escalade de la répression à Hong Kong : il est temps d’agir ! [CSI] 2019-08-14

Kazakhstan La solidarité porte ses fruits : un dirigeant syndical emprisonné est libéré au Kazakhstan [CSI] 2019-08-14

Kazakhstan La solidaridad funciona: liberación de líder sindical encarcelado en Kazajstán [CSI] 2019-08-14

Georgia ზესტაფონის ფეროშენადნობთა ქარხანაში წარმატებით დასრულდა კოლექტიური მოლაპარაკებები [GTUC] 2019-08-14

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Asia / Europe Unions plan Eurasian railway cooperation [ITF] 2019-08-16

Canada / Ontario Labour readying to parade in Sarnia [The Observer] 2019-08-17 17 more labour news stories from Canada today

China nemployment rate jumps in July as graduates enter the job market [CLB] 2019-08-16

Georgia Worker Dies after Falling From Building under Construction in Bakuriani [Georgia Today] 2019-08-17 1 more labour news stories from Georgia today

Hong Kong / China China state media journalist attacked at airport protests [IFJ] 2019-08-16

Indonesia Evidence of Systematic Wage Theft at BMI [IUF] 2019-08-16

Ireland Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action [ITF] 2019-08-17 7 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Japan Third fatality in Tokyo 2020 construction process highlights dangers of heat stress [BWI] 2019-08-16

Korea (South) / Japan Zenroren joins KCTU against Abe [JoongAng Ilbo] 2019-08-16

Nigeria Varsity workers begin one-week warning strike [The Sun] 2019-08-17

Qatar Officials of two companies arrested over non-payment of salaries after peaceful strike by workers: GCO [The Peninsula] 2019-08-17

South Africa Another year, another Marikana commemoration – but betrayal, neglect and injustice are still there [Daily Maverick] 2019-08-17 26 more labour news stories from South Africa today

UK / Scotland Hairmyres Hospital staff to take part in 24-hour strike [BBC] 2019-08-17 17 more labour news stories from UK today

USA 'There Is a Real Crisis': Domestic Workers Are In High Demand, but the Jobs Have Few Protections and Little Pay [Money] 2019-08-17 13 more labour news stories from USA today