Informal workers: an untapped asset for Asia’s unions

Today's labour news

Release RCEP text immediately, say unions 2019-11-07 [IndustriALL]

Young workers in Asia-Pacific planning ahead 2019-11-06 [IndustriALL]

Informal workers: an untapped asset for Asia’s unions 2019-10-22 [Open Democracy]

Unions in South-East Asia confront Industry 4.0 challenges 2019-10-21 [IndustriALL]

Education unionists in Asia-Pacific put forward recommendations to advance SDG4 and professional teaching standards 2019-10-09 [Education International]

Tradeswomen Gather En Masse With Career Growth Agenda 2019-10-06 [ENR]

From Migrant to Worker 2019-10-06 [BWI]

Third Sub regional Women’s Conference for Eastern Europe and Central Asia 2019-10-06 [BWI]

Himachal Pradesh Union demand justice from ADB Officials in Manila 2019-09-23 [BWI]

Moving towards sustainable shipbreaking in South Asia 2019-09-05 [IndustriALL]

IndustriALL affiliates in Asia-Pacific to mobilize for fairer trade 2019-08-29 [IndustriALL]

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

Sumifru Defies Labor Order To Reinstate 600 Terminated Union Workers 2019-08-12 [Davao Today]

AsiaPac airlines and unions: strikes rarer than other regions 2019-08-09 [CAPA]

South Asia Consultation on GCM Held in Nepal 2019-07-17 [Migration News - Bangladesh]

Textile and garment unions in South East Asia build networks 2019-07-15 [IndustriALL]

UNI Apro joins Asia Pacific Trade Unions to raise key concerns over latest RCEP negotiation 2019-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

Asia-Pacific unions urge governments to ensure trade deal meets union demands 2019-07-03 [IndustriALL]

Asia-Pacific unions call for day of action for trade justice 2019-06-21 [IndustriALL]

ILO and All Chinese Federations of Trade Unions join forces to implement decent work in Asia Pacific 2019-06-15 [ILO]

Region calls for international action on copyright 2019-05-25 [EI]

World Press Freedom Day celebrated in the region 2019-05-20 [IFJ]

Meet the women succeeding in the fishing industry 2019-05-14 [Equal Times]

RCEP - trade unions seek consultation by the government 2019-05-03 [PSI]

Truth vs Misinformation: IFJ launches 17th South Asia Press Freedom Report 2019-05-03 [IFJ]

SEAJU urges governments to response on report findings 2019-05-03 [IFJ]

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions 2019-05-01 []

Electrical workers unite against privatisation and outsourcing 2019-04-03 [BWI]

Domestic workers are the slaves of modern Asia. Are Hongkongers, Singaporeans and Malaysians ever going to change? 2019-03-24 [SCMP]

BWI Affiliates in Asia Support the Italian Unions’ Call for a General Strike 2019-03-15 [BWI]

Networked but commodified: digital labour in the remote gig economy 2019-03-09 [The New Internationalist]

We’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want: freedom, safety and a living wage for garment workers 2019-02-28 [Equal Times]

Workers making clothes for Australian fashion firms can't make ends meet: study 2019-02-27 [Reuters]

In Cambodia, Chinese workers earn more, but pay the price with diminished labour rights 2019-02-25 [Equal Times]

Asia-Pacific deadliest region for journalists 2019-02-20 [E tu union]

The rise of disinformation and censorship in south-east Asia 2019-02-01 [Equal Times]

200 million workers strike against neoliberalism in India - Public Services International 2019-01-10 [Wakelet (PSI)]

Asian women union leaders join forces to combat bullying and sexual harassment in schools 2018-12-21 [Education International]

Underneath the Autocrats: First IFJ South East Asia Media Report launched 2018-12-19 [IFJ]

Workers’ rights caught in the crossfire in Mindanao, Philippines 2018-12-15 [ITUC]

Labour rally in Jakarta, Fiji march highlight global human rights issues 2018-12-10 [Asia Pacific Report]

Unions and labour rights experts call on Ansell to protect worker rights in its supply chains 2018-12-10 [ABC]

Critics, activists and trade unionists in Cambodia: on the verge of outlaw status? 2018-12-03 [Equal Times]

Vicente Posada Unay Jr: “How can you genuinely create green jobs without talking to the unions?” 2018-11-30 [Equal Times]

Transition is a given, but what can trade unions in the Global South do to ensure that it’s just? 2018-11-30 [Equal Times]

Unions Demand Paid Leave for Survivors of Domestic Violence 2018-11-24 [PSI]

Non-Chinese accredited media blocked from APEC meetings 2018-11-19 [IFJ]

ITF welcomes the Manila statement about the fair treatment of seafarers 2018-11-13 [ITF]

Another Sumifru worker escapes slay try 2018-11-13 []

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