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Take action for the immediate release of education union leaders [Education International]  ActNOW!  2020-08-13

Transparency of media ownership: Twitter started to label some 'state-affiliated' media [EFJ] 2020-08-10

From coronavirus to risk society: the challenges trade unions will face [Global Labour University] 2020-08-07

Unions warn some foreign seafarers forced to stay on board with no prospect of returning home [The Guardian] 2020-08-06

 VIDEO  A remarkable journey to universal ratification – ILO Director-General [ILO] 2020-08-05

ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification [ILO] 2020-08-05

IUF and Danone to begin negotiations on new agreement to protect against negative employment consequences of COVID-19 [IUF] 2020-08-03

Grocery workers deserve hero pay [The Daily Nonpareil] 2020-08-02

We Must Organize Like Never Before [PSI] 2020-07-31

Brazilian unions block Bolsonaro ally from WB [BWI] 2020-07-31

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YouthSpeak: Solidarity is the key to present and future worker struggles 2020-08-13 [BWI]

Mary Hatwood Futrell Scholarship Fund makes a difference for students from disadvantaged backgrounds 2020-08-13 [Education International]

Take action for the immediate release of education union leaders  ActNOW!  2020-08-13 [Education International]

IYD 2020: Youth. Union. Democracy - Fighting for our future 2020-08-13 [IUF]

Transparency of media ownership: Twitter started to label some 'state-affiliated' media 2020-08-10 [EFJ]

Risk to Global Supply Chain Grows as Overworked Seafarers Halt Ships 2020-08-08 [gCaptain]

The value of labour after the pandemic 2020-08-07 [Global Labour University]

From coronavirus to risk society: the challenges trade unions will face 2020-08-07 [Global Labour University]

 VIDEO  A universal commitment to end child labour 2020-08-07 [ILO]

Global treaty to end child labour ratified by all 187 U.N. labour agency member states for first time 2020-08-07 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary must spur efforts to end nuclear weapons 2020-08-07 [ITUC]

ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification 2020-08-06 [ILO]

Some Miners Undercount Deaths, Boosting Executive Bonuses 2020-08-06 [WSJ]

Unions warn some foreign seafarers forced to stay on board with no prospect of returning home 2020-08-06 [The Guardian]

 VIDEO  A remarkable journey to universal ratification – ILO Director-General 2020-08-05 [ILO]

ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification 2020-08-05 [ILO]

Inditex and IndustriALL to cooperate on garment industry recovery plan 2020-08-04 [IndustriALL]

BWI’s young unionists gear up for International Youth Day 2020-08-03 [BWI]

IUF and Danone to begin negotiations on new agreement to protect against negative employment consequences of COVID-19 2020-08-03 [IUF]

Grocery workers deserve hero pay 2020-08-02 [The Daily Nonpareil]

We Must Organize Like Never Before 2020-07-31 [PSI]

Human Rights Committee asserts right to peaceful assembly 2020-07-31 [PSI]

Brazilian unions block Bolsonaro ally from WB 2020-07-31 [BWI]

The technology used to facilitate human trafficking can also be used to fight it 2020-07-30 [Equal Times]

Amazon’s poor social performance during the COVID19 crisis is a threat, new UNI report 2020-07-29 [UNI]

Massive protests explode worldwide against “rising tide” of anti-worker policies 2020-07-29 [BWI]

State’s terror campaign against teachers must stop 2020-07-28 [Education International]

A better normal must mean tackling workplace violence and harassment 2020-07-27 [ILO]

Women journalists experience increased gender inequality during pandemic 2020-07-25 [Unifor]

COVID-19 has increased gender inequalities in the media, IFJ survey finds 2020-07-25 [IFJ]

Paper sector campaigning and reinventing to face Covid-19 2020-07-25 [IndustriALL]

New normal: Amplifying young voices 2020-07-25 [BWI]

BWI supports urgent justice mechanism for pandemic-affected migrant workers 2020-07-25 [BWI]

Over 3000 health workers have died from Covid-19 worldwide 2020-07-24 [PSI]

Public-public partnerships help redistribute power, wealth and opportunities 2020-07-24 [PSI]

Council of Global Unions condemns worsening rights situation in the Philippines 2020-07-24 [UNI Global Union]

180+ Orgs Demand Apparel Brands End Complicity in Uyghur Forced Labour 2020-07-24 [ITUC]

Covid heroes need collective bargaining to win equal pay, confirms OECD 2020-07-24 [ETUC]

Lockdown on the high seas 2020-07-23 [The Hill]

'Virtually entire' fashion industry complicit in Uighur forced labour, say rights groups 2020-07-23 [The Guardian]

UNI survey shows impacts of Covid-19 on work-life balance 2020-07-22 [UNI Global Union]

The case for treating teachers around the world as essential front-line workers 2020-07-21 [Wash Post]

G20 Finance Ministers’ Meeting Fails to Rise to the Challenge 2020-07-21 [ITUC]

DemocracyWatch: Journalists gagged in the name of COVID 2020-07-20 [Open Democracy ]

Commitment or marketing: is there really an ethical awakening in the fashion industry? 2020-07-20 [Equal Times]

Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy 2020-07-19 [The Law of Work]

Defunding private equity 2020-07-19 [IUF]

Global business, workers and civil society call for comprehensive emergency debt relief to enable all countries in need to combat the COVID-19 pandemic 2020-07-19 [ITUC]

Implementation plan in place for BWI policy on discrimination and harassment 2020-07-18 [BWI]

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