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1831 United States of America Nat Turner's slave rebellion begins, Southampton County, Virginia, 56 slaves executed, 120 killed.

1968 Czech Republic Nonviolent resistance to the Soviet invasion begins when people in Upa block a road, forcing tanks to turn back.[more]

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Wednesday 21 August 2019, 01:35:37

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Brazil 20 de agosto: 500 días de la prisión ilegal de Lula da Silva [PSI] 2019-08-20

Indonesia Misstankar om systematisk lönestöld på BMI [IUL] 2019-08-20

Brazil 500 days a political prisoner: Free Lula Now! [ITUC] 2019-08-20

Denmark Højesteret slår fast: Medarbejdere må gerne lydoptage chefen [FH] 2019-08-20

Philippines Cops disperse Pepmaco strike, arrest workers [Bulatlat] 2019-08-19

Greece Δελτίο Τύπου : ΓΙΑ ΤΗ ΧΘΕΣΙΝΗ ΤΡΟΠΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΚΥΒΕΡΝΗΣΗΣ [ΓΣΕΕ] 2019-08-19

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


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Today's news: 21.08.2019

2 more labour news stories from today

Australia / South Australia Adelaide train network shuts down for privatisation meeting [News.com] 2019-08-20 7 more labour news stories from Australia today

Bahamas Minimum Wage Not On Agenda - It Is Now: $300 A Week [The Tribune] 2019-08-20

Canada / Ontario Carpenters’ give $1M to new Vaughan hospital [The Daily Commercial News] 2019-08-20 7 more labour news stories from Canada today

France Attacks are 'becoming the new normal' for French firefighters [The Local] 2019-08-20

Hong Kong Protesters turn to Uber and Pokemon [BBC] 2019-08-20 1 more labour news stories from Hong Kong today

India / Maharashtra Over 7,000 ordnance factories workers on strike [Indian Express] 2019-08-20 2 more labour news stories from India today

Japan / Global Japanese students bring message of peace, nuclear disarmament, and hope to UNI [UNI Global Union] 2019-08-20

Korea (South) / Global Overseas Koreans show solidarity for dismissed Samsung worker in aerial protest [Hankyoreh] 2019-08-20 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Latin America / Brazil Latin American unions condemn the rise of precarious work at General Motors [IndustriALL] 2019-08-20

Lesotho Lesotho Plan Has All Elements to End GBV at Work For more info [Solidarity Center] 2019-08-20

Mauritania Extraction aurifère: l'ultimatum des travailleurs de Tasiast ... [Le 360] 2019-08-20

Singapore Group sought to meet workers' interests while mindful of costs [The Straits Times] 2019-08-20

Somalia Journalist killed in bomb blast [IFJ] 2019-08-20

South Africa City of Joburg and unions ‘do away’ with wildcat strikes [Moneyweb] 2019-08-20 21 more labour news stories from South Africa today

UK / Northern Ireland Professor John Barry of Queens University launches an open letter in support of Harland & Wolff workforce [Unite the Union] 2019-08-20 12 more labour news stories from UK today

USA / Pennsylvania Union Workers at Trump Speech Had to Be There If They Wanted All Their Pay for the Week [People] 2019-08-20 17 more labour news stories from USA today

Zimbabwe ZCTU Leaders Told To Stay Clear Of MDC Demos Or Risk Being Killed [Pindula News] 2019-08-20 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today