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Shipbreaking unions plan for entry into force of Hong Kong Convention

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Shipbreaking unions plan for entry into force of Hong Kong Convention 2023-11-29 [IndustriALL]

Pacific UNI Tech Organizing Network meets in Seoul at a pivotal moment tech 2023-11-29 [UNI Global Union]

Death, injury and disease: the battle to improve working conditions in South Asia’s shipbreaking yards 2023-11-17 [Equal Times]

Pacific Ahead of COP 28, Asia Pacific holds climate week 2023-11-15 [BWI]

FIFPRO visit players, unions during AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2023-11-05 [FIFPRO]

East Asia Finance Trade Unions Forum: A new milestone Towards Strengthening Solidarity 2023-11-01 [UNI]

Asia Thai deaths in Hamas massacre spotlight poor agricultural workers from Asia who toil in Israel’s fields 2023-10-31 [CNN]

How to Make Sense of Our Current Moment? 2023-10-22 [Asian Labour Review]

Street Vendors are workers, too 2023-10-22 [Asian Labour Review / StreetNet]

Pacific Top Asia-Pacific education unionists advocate for increased investment in public education systems and educators, and call for gender equity, and sustainable, democratic and peaceful societies 2023-10-21 [EI]

Japanese and korean perspectives on the issue of forced labor in the asia-pacific war 2023-10-19 [APJJF]

VIDEO Asia VIDEOS: Voices of Women Food Systems Workers in Afghanistan 2023-10-16 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Unions unite for a Just Transition in the Caucasus and Central Asia 2023-10-12 [IndustriALL]

Asia U.S. allies south korean and japan move closer to resolve forced labor feud For more info 2023-10-09 [NPR]

South Asia's all-female health workers fight for recognition 2023-10-09 [Eco-Business]

Pacific Organizing cement workers during challenging economic times in Asia Pacific 2023-10-05 [IndustriALL]

Thailand Building organizing power in South East Asia 2023-09-19 [IndustriALL]

Global Asian trade unionists join call to protect the Amazon 2023-09-05 [BWI]

Gig Workers Rising: Grab Couriers’ Self-Organization in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam 2023-09-04 [Asian Labour Review]

Community Health Workers Unite for Recognition, Rights, and Respect 2023-08-23 [PSI]

Centering Alternative Forms of Labor Organizations 2023-08-21 [Asian Labour Review]

Asia South Asian unions call for urgent media diaspora support 2023-08-15 [IFJ]

Pacific Childcare shortfalls having major impact on gender equality in labour markets across Asia and the Pacific 2023-08-02 [ILO]

Asia IUF members in the Asia-Pacific tell Starbucks: stop rights abuses in the USA, respect the human right of workers to form and join unions 2023-07-31 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Agreement on establishment of trade union organization of Turkic States signed in Shusha 2023-07-30 [The Daily Trend]

Asia POSTERS: We are in solidarity with Starbucks workers! 2023-07-23 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

USA POSTERS: Nestlé workers in solidarity with Starbucks workers! 2023-07-23 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

USA Nestlé workers across Asia-Pacific declare solidarity with Starbucks workers! 2023-07-23 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

South Asia Organizing Meeting: Expanding workers’ rights and organizing work in the region 2023-07-16 [UNI]

Pacific Leaving a Lasting Impact: Reflections on the Organizing Forum Asia & Pacific 2023 2023-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

Sanitation Workers in South Asia resolve to fight for dignity and decent work on World Public Services Day 2023-06-25 [PSI]

Educators in South Asia go public to fund education 2023-06-17 [EI]

  JOB   Field Research Coordinator for Southeast Asia 2023-06-17 [WRC]

Pacific From fear, injury and exploitation to education, health and wellbeing: unions across Asia-Pacific support action to stop child labour 2023-06-15 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific Join us for the Organizing Forum- Asia & Pacific 2023 2023-06-11 [UNI]

Pacific Fighting for Recognition means Fighting for Decent Work, Fair Pay, and Just Nursing Policies 2023-06-11 [PSI]

Asia Asia-Pacific hotel and resorts unions welcome union win at Crown Melbourne: 700 housekeepers win secure jobs! 2023-06-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific Textile unions in Asia Pacific commit to campaign for safe workplaces 2023-05-24 [IndustriALL]

Seafarer hubs step up to meet decarbonization challenge 2023-05-20 [ITF]

Breaking barriers: LGBTQI+ inclusion in Asia 2023-05-17 [IndustriALL]

Pacific BWI and ADB sign cooperation agreement 2023-05-10 [BWI]

Pacific Unions: OHS as a right, make it happen! 2023-05-07 [BW]

Pacific Asia Pacific unions: OHS as a right, make it happen! 2023-05-05 [BWI]

Asia’s May Day: Tradition and Renewal 2023-05-04 [Asian Labour Review]

May Day Special: Agitation, Influencers, and Culture of Resistance, feat. Kara Taggaoa 2023-05-04 [Asian Labour Review]

Building strong inclusive unions in South Asia 2023-05-03 [IndustriALL]

Pacific trade unions of, for and by workers – recalling the importance of independent, democratic trade unions on International Workers’ Day 2023 2023-05-01 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific International Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28 – stop the killing 2023-04-10 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

UNI finance unions pave way for dialogue on the circular economy in South Asia 2023-04-07 [UNI Global Union]

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