Pandemic overwhelms govt’s national response

Today's labour news

In Ecuador, Lawfare Marches on Despite Coronavirus 2020-04-28 [Nacla]

Pandemic overwhelms govt’s national response 2020-04-15 [BWI]

We are cheap labour to fight COVID-19 2020-04-14 [Opendemocracy]

Ecuadors leftist leaders arrested in police raids nationwide 2019-10-17 [Popular Resistance]

Ecuador: Society's Reaction to IMF Austerity Package 2019-10-15 [NACLA]

Ecuador's Moreno, indiginous groupsreach deal to end protests 2019-10-15 [Al Jazeerah]

Government represses strike 2019-10-14 [BWI]

General strike against the IMF shuts down Ecuador 2019-10-13 [Left Voice]

Ecuador paralyzed by strikes as Moreno refuses to step down 2019-10-11 [The Guardian]

Violent repression in Ecuador as workers resist IMF package 2019-10-10 [ITUC]

Indigenous groups, workers keep pressure on Moreno 2019-10-07 [The Express]

Unions call off anti-austerity protests after 370 arrests in two days 2019-10-04 [Reuters]

ITUC warns of IMF agreement’s attack on workers 2019-05-07 [ITUC]

Ministry of Labour denies trade union registration 2018-06-12 [BWI]

Quito: greater recognition of the role of municipal waste workers but their rights remain vulnerable 2018-04-30 [PSI]

Taxi Drivers, Cooperatives Protest Against Cabify, Uber 2018-03-27 [TeleSUR]

Workers dismissed for organising unions 2018-03-06 [BWI]

Workers Rally to Support Moreno in 'Yes' Campaign 2018-01-07 [TeleSUR]

Floods in Peru, Colombia and Ecuador: natural disasters or state incompetence? 2017-07-17 [Equal Times]

Educators receive widespread support at ILO 2017-06-12 [Education International]

Women Blaze Trail in Scoring Labor Rights for Domestic Workers 2017-03-08 [TeleSUR ]

Schools in Ecuador to preserve ancestral languages 2017-01-04 [Equal Times]

Brutal persecution of teacher unionists is worsening  ActNOW!  2016-11-04 [Education International]

Ecuador: UN summit turns the spotlight on Quito’s land struggle 2016-10-13 [Equal Times]

Time is pressing to halt the imposed dissolution of the teacher union UNE 2016-08-12 [Education International]

Union resists government threat of dissolution  ActNOW!  2016-08-03 [EI]

Union resists government fire that threatens its dissolution 2016-07-27 [Education International]

First Domestic Worker Union Founded in Ecuador 2016-06-22 [Telesurtv]

Education unions under fire 2016-06-07 [Education International]

Humanity Fund Contributes $15,000 for Clean Water for Ecuadorian Communities Hit by Earthquake 2016-04-28 [USW]

The ILO demands that government respect public workers’ human and trade union rights 2015-11-18 [Education International]

Supreme Court victory one step closer for victims of Chevron's Dirty Hand 2015-09-14 [UFCW]

Indigenous protesters and unions chase off police 2015-08-20 [Times Union]

Protests by 1,000s of Ecuadorians meet with brutal repression 2015-08-20 [The Guardian]

Opposition Unions Call for National Strike 2015-08-20 [teleSUR]

Correa protest: Ecuadorian union leaders join indigenous ribes to block roads 2015-08-17 [TV Newsroom]

Protests against president shut down country 2015-08-16 [Waging Nonviolence]

Correa Sings while Ecuador Erupts in Protest 2015-08-15 [PanAmPost]

Union leaders, indigenous block roads in Correa protest 2015-08-14 [Reuters]

General strike hits Ecuador in Correa protest 2015-08-14 [Deutsche Welle]

Rafael Correa’s Citizen Revolution Faces Its Biggest Protest Yet 2015-08-13 [PanAmPost]

Labor Groups Oppose National Strike 2015-07-28 [teleSUR]

Galapagos briefly paralyzed as islanders strike over losing subsidies; troops fire tear gas 2015-06-14 [Associated Press]

Galapagos paralyzed as islanders protest losing subsidies 2015-06-14 [Associated Press]

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