Today in labour history

Today in Labour History

1914 UK The Labour Leader, the newspaper of the Independent Labour Party, publishes an anti-war appeal to workers.

1916 Malta Birth of Dom Mintoff, long-time leader of the Labour Party.[more]

1977 Jamaica Alexander Bustamante, pioneer of the labour movement and former Prime Minister, dies.[more]

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Friday 6 August 2021, 02:24:04

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USA Richard Trumka, A.F.L.-C.I.O. Chief, Dies at 72 [NYTimes] 2021-08-06

Spain / Europe 35 millones de trabajadores en la Unión Europea no pueden irse de vacaciones por sus bajos salarios [CCOO] 2021-08-06

Norway Nå skal Arbeidstilsynet sørge for at lønna kommer [Byggmesteren] 2021-08-05

Tunisia Unions call for president to form new government [BBC] 2021-08-05

Bangladesh Garment workers suffer as factories reopen during Covid-19 lockdown [IndustriALL] 2021-08-04

Norway Erna Solberg vil ikke gi en krone mer til AFP-ordningen [Fri fagbevegelse] 2021-08-04

Tunisia Dialogue essential to resolve crisis [ITUC] 2021-08-03

USA Alabama NLRB hearing officer recommends new election at Amazon in Bessemer [RWDSU] 2021-08-03

Hong Kong / China Education Bureau severs ties with Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union, hours after Chinese state media call group a ‘malignant tumour’ [South China Morning Post] 2021-08-02

Guatemala Greve geral na Guatemala exige renúncia do presidente, fim da corrupção e Assembleia Constituinte Plurinacional [Carta Maior] 2021-08-02

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Canada / British Columbia Representative II (Multiple openings) – HEU [HEU] 2021-08-05 15 more labour news stories from Canada today

Democratic Republic of the Congo Doctors end three-week strike [News24] 2021-08-05

Eswatini TUCOSWA members to march on parliament on Friday, demand an investigation into crimes against humanity [The Swaziland News] 2021-08-06 1 more labour news stories from Eswatini today

India Without discussion, Bill against strikes by ordnance workers among 2 passed in LS [Indian Express] 2021-08-05 3 more labour news stories from India today

Ireland Industrial relations 'concerns' as Government plans Irish Aviation Authority break up [The Journal] 2021-08-05 4 more labour news stories from Ireland today

New Zealand Banned firefighting foam used at Marsden Point for training [Radio New Zealand] 2021-08-06 5 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

South Africa COSATU statement on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet reshuffle [COSATU] 2021-08-06 13 more labour news stories from South Africa today

UK / Ireland / Northern Ireland Linden Foods: Man dies after incident at Granville site [BBC] 2021-08-05 10 more labour news stories from UK today

USA Mourning the Passing of Richard Trumka [Jewish Labor Committee] 2021-08-06 7 more labour news stories from USA today