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Unions and football association agree to a platform to monitor Qatar’s migrant workers [BWI] 2021-06-10

Unions and football association agree to a platform to monitor Qatar’s migrant workers [BWI] 2021-06-09

Strike threat stops labour subcontracting at HeidelbergCement [BWI] 2021-04-21

Strike threat stops labour subcontracting at HeidelbergCement [BWI] 2021-04-19

National strike by Belgian trade unions sends a strong message to employers [BWI] 2021-04-15

Domestic Workers, all Women were Elected as Shop Stewards in their Companies to Represent the Rights and Interests of all Workers [IDWF] 2020-12-28

Brussels: in solidarity with Belarus [ITUC] 2020-10-06

Hospital staff turn their backs on Prime Minister in silent protest [Upworthy] 2020-05-20

Social partners in construction sector conclude agreement during pandemic [BWI] 2020-04-22

Construction unions decry employers’ disregard of COVID-19 measures [BWI] 2020-04-15

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Unions and football association agree to a platform to monitor Qatar’s migrant workers 2021-06-10 [BWI]

Unions and football association agree to a platform to monitor Qatar’s migrant workers 2021-06-09 [BWI]

25,000 companies and 250,000 workers want OHS as a right 2021-04-29 [BWI]

Strike threat stops labour subcontracting at HeidelbergCement 2021-04-21 [BWI]

Strike threat stops labour subcontracting at HeidelbergCement 2021-04-19 [BWI]

KBC looks at exit plan with Bank of Ireland deal 2021-04-16 [RTÉ]

National strike by Belgian trade unions sends a strong message to employers 2021-04-15 [BWI]

Coronavirus poses new dangers for sex workers 2021-01-11 [Deutsche Welle]

Domestic Workers, all Women were Elected as Shop Stewards in their Companies to Represent the Rights and Interests of all Workers 2020-12-28 [IDWF]

Air traffic control unions threaten strike action 2020-12-18 [The Bulletin]

Brussels: in solidarity with Belarus 2020-10-06 [ITUC]

Hospital staff turn their backs on Prime Minister in silent protest 2020-05-20 [Upworthy]

Social partners in construction sector conclude agreement during pandemic 2020-04-22 [BWI]

Construction unions decry employers’ disregard of COVID-19 measures 2020-04-15 [BWI]

Workers strike at Belgian supermarkets amid coronavirus crisis 2020-04-04 [Politico]

Workers deal with COVID19 lockdown 2020-03-19 [BWI]

Care workers call out dangerous levels of understaffing in Orpea nursing homes 2020-03-15 [UNI]

IFJ Brussel's headquarters closed for at least 3 weeks 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

Invitation to the European Forum on self-regulation in the digital age 2019-12-18 [EFJ]

Orwell in Brussels and the future of social dialogue 2019-11-29 [Social Europe]

Silence Hate final conference – Changing words, change the world, 18 November, Brussels 2019-11-08 [EFJ]

Umicore and IndustriALL renew Global Framework Agreement 2019-10-17 [IndustriALL]

Brussels: Press Briefing tomorrow on Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong 2019-10-15 [IFJ]

 VIDEO  A message from the BTB Belgium dockers youth movement 2019-09-20 [MUA]

Freelancers in Belgium: wages remain precariously low 2019-08-09 [EFJ]

Blumenthal ship detained for nine days in Belgium port finally released 2019-08-06 [ITF]

Court of appeal decision threatens right to strike in Belgium 2019-07-13 [IndustriALL]

Brussels police have been ‘poisoned for years’ 2019-07-08 [The Times]

Delays expected as work-to-rule action hits Brussels Airport 2019-07-02 [The Times]

Handler Swissport unions threaten to take action at Brussels Airport from Monday onwards 2019-06-30 [Aviation 24]

Belgian Deliveroo riders demand justice 2019-06-21 [ITF]

Unions on the Qui-Vive following warnings of at Lufthansa 2019-06-18 [BT]

Local labour laws apply to Ryanair employees says Belgian court 2019-06-17 [Business World]

Landmark ruling in favour of Ryanair crew 2019-06-15 [ITF]

Unions denounce poor working conditions of crews on international ships 2019-05-21 [The Times]

Study shows woman journalists are leaving the job 2019-05-10 [EFJ]

Union members in Belgium take action to stop workplace deaths 2019-04-30 [BWI]

Workers demand better protection from EU-wide rules 2019-04-27 [The Financial Post]

Trade union march for ‘A Fairer Europe for workers’ 26 April 2019-04-25 [ETUC]

Fair transport is safe transport 2019-03-28 [ITF]

Unions to toughen social actions at skeyes, yet with “relatively small disturbances” for air traffic 2019-03-19 [Aviation 24]

Air cargo traffic disrupted between Wednesday night and Thursday morning 2019-03-14 [The Times]

Agreement at Danone Dairy Belgium restricts casual employment For more info 2019-03-01 [IUF]

ITF solidarity with Belgium strike 2019-02-19 [ITF]

February 21st – Brussels vigil for Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak – One year on 2019-02-19 [EFJ]

Massive student rally on climate change 2019-02-14 [Education International]

Belgium enforces largely opposed €50 security check fee to cover the EU 2019-02-04 [EFJ]

Proximus unions announce strike next Tuesday: call centres and phone shops affected 2019-01-12 [The Brussels Times]

Workshop 26/02 in Brussels – Advancing Gender Equal Media: Challenges, Strategies and DIY Culture 2019-01-11 [EFJ]

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This month in labour history


2-06-1936 A spontaneous strike by dockers in Antwerp ignited a general strike which lasts 3 weeks. 500,000 workers joined the walkout: miners, steelworkers, transport, public services and private companies. [more]

19-06-1932 10,000 miners from Wasmes and Hornu went on strike at the employers' announcement of a 5% cut in wages. The Levant's coal bosses announced the dismissal of 484 miners. [more]

20-06-1870 In Verviers, at the end of a demonstration against "the blood tax", when a worker named Gillis shouts to the soldiers "Be gentle to the people! " he is shot dead by a soldier who is promoted to corporal. [more]

27-06-1932 The government cuts unemployment benefits, particularly targeting married women. Committees of unemployed are created all over the country to organize a response. [more]