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Major Inspection Near Port of Antwerp Reveals Alarming Rate of Violations in Road Transport Sector

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Belgium Major Inspection Near Port of Antwerp Reveals Alarming Rate of Violations in Road Transport Sector [ETF] 24-05-2024

Belgium Ingenico to dismiss up to 75% of staff [BT] 20-05-2024

Belgium Could Belgium's historic labour law for sex workers usher change across Europe? [Euronews] 14-05-2024

Belgium Around 2 million private sector workers can vote for their union representatives during next two weeks [VRT] 14-05-2024

Belgium Today, We Remember Striking Workers in Occupied Europe [Jacobin] 10-05-2024

Belgium Disruption to public transport in Brussels [VRT] 12-03-2024

Belgium Saint-Gobain Eupen workers still uncertain about future [IndustriALL] 07-03-2024

Belgium / Europe Strike at Brussels Airport [BT] 26-02-2024

Belgium / Europe Belgian presidency must embrace spirit of Delors and deliver platform directive [ETUC] 11-01-2024

Belgium Strike could shut down Belgian airspace [BT] 04-10-2023


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Major Inspection Near Port of Antwerp Reveals Alarming Rate of Violations in Road Transport Sector 2024-05-24 [ETF]

Ingenico to dismiss up to 75% of staff 2024-05-20 [BT]

  JOB  Europe EPSU is looking for a Project and Administrative Assistant 2024-05-17 [EPSU]

Around 2 million private sector workers can vote for their union representatives during next two weeks 2024-05-14 [VRT]

Could Belgium's historic labour law for sex workers usher change across Europe? 2024-05-14 [Euronews]

Middle East Broadcaster VRT shares trade union message condemning “violations of human rights by the State of Israel” ahead of Eurovision semi-final 2 2024-05-10 [wiwbloggs]

Today, We Remember Striking Workers in Occupied Europe 2024-05-10 [Jacobin]

  JOB   ETUI is looking for a documentalist (full-time) 2024-05-07 [ETUI]

Belgium Belgian unions demand release of political prisoners in Belarus 2024-04-30 [salidarnast.info]

Police raided two Kurdish TVs and seized journalistic materials 2024-04-26 [EFJ]

Europe EPSU hosts ‘Health before profits!’ conference at European Parliament 2024-04-08 [EPSU]

Europe World Health Day 2024:‘Health before profits!’ campaign mobilises for World Health Day 2024-04-07 [EPSU]

Disruption to public transport in Brussels 2024-03-12 [VRT]

Saint-Gobain Eupen workers still uncertain about future 2024-03-07 [IndustriALL]

Europe Strike at Brussels Airport 2024-02-26 [BT]

Palestine Vigil to commemorate 100 journalists killed in the Gaza war 2024-01-31 [IFJ]

Europe Belgian presidency must embrace spirit of Delors and deliver platform directive 2024-01-11 [ETUC]

Belgium Thousands of protesters rally in Brussels for better wages and public services 2023-12-13 [The Free Press]

CSCBIE congress focuses on advancing sustainably 2023-12-13 [BWI]

Belgium 15,000 march in Brussels to stop return of EU austerity 2023-12-12 [ETUC]

Palestine Candlelight vigil in solidarity with journalists in Gaza 2023-11-22 [IFJ]

  JOB  Europe EPSU is looking for for a secretary / administrative assistant For more info 2023-11-21 [EPSU]

Palestine Transport workers boycott Israeli arms shipments 2023-11-02 [The Morning Star]

Belgium unions refuse handling arms shipments for Israeli-Hamas conflict 2023-11-01 [Reuters]

Belgium Photo exhibition: “Ukraine: Journalists in war zones”, 17 October 2023, Brussels 2023-10-06 [EFJ]

Strike could shut down Belgian airspace 2023-10-04 [BT]

Delhaize staff union rejects 'bonus' proposals by management 2023-09-28 [The Times]

Strike will affect this Belgian airport 2023-07-27 [Mayor]

  JOB   New job: Finance Coordinator (ETUCE) 2023-06-28 [Education International]

Belgium ratifies ILO Convention NO. 190 2023-06-22 [BWI]

Unions demonstrate in Brussels to demand better worker protection 2023-05-23 [CP24]

Draft bill puts 'right to freedom of opinion in danger', says Belgian union leader 2023-05-16 [The Times]

CG-FGTB vows to fight for more freedom, equality and democracy 2023-04-01 [BWI]

Social unrest spreads from Delhaize to Aldi 2023-03-30 [The Times]

Unions submit strike notice for Belgium's entire retail sector 2023-03-26 [The Times]

Belgium Dividends paid by Cartamundi’s Irish operation to be raised by union in talks 2023-03-24 [Irish Times]

workers push back against Delhaize franchising its supermarkets 2023-03-24 [UNI Global Union]

'This blockade is a warning': Delhaize e-commerce depot blocked by strike action 2023-03-19 [The Times]

  JOB   New job: Head of Press and Communications 2023-02-22 [ETUC]

Belgium Solidarity with Bekaert strikers 2022-12-22 [IndustriALL]

Workers in Belgium take action over cost-of-living crisis 2022-12-17 [EPSU]

Qatar Arrests in Qatar corruption probe 2022-12-10 [EURACTIV]

Unionized rail workers stage nationwide strike 2022-11-29 [Xinhua]

Social service workers denounce an overload of work and a lack of staff 2022-11-16 [EPSU]

Cost-of-living strike hits traffic, businesses in Belgium 2022-11-11 [Al Jazeera]

General strike over inflation 2022-11-09 [UNI]

BSCA Security refuses to discuss with the unions; strike at Charleroi airport continues 2022-10-18 [Aviation 24]

Protests to maintain purchasing power in Belgium: It’s time to protect the citizens 2022-09-24 [CESI]

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This month in labour history


6-07-1932 Strikers spontaneously set off by bicycle to the Centre basin to shut down the coal mines and factories. At Borinage, managers and employees are stranded in their homes. The gendarmes are overwhelmed. [more]

13-07-1932 300 striking mineworkers leaders are arrested in an effort to break the strike. [more]