Worker organising can counter labour abuse in the Global South

Today's labour news

Point-Wise Objections by AIRF to the Privatization Proposals of Indian Railways For more info 2020-01-17 [AIRF Communications Centre]

Uruguay becomes first country to ratify ILO Convention 190 2020-01-16 [IndustriALL]

The Machines Have Us Trained for Obedience 2020-01-16 [Global Research]

Let’s remember our union wins as we gear up in 2020 for the fight of our lives 2020-01-16 [Equal Times]

Fake News: Trump’s Trade Deals 2020-01-15 [Am Prospect]

The Complicated Relationship Between Robots And Workers 2020-01-14 [Forbes]

UNI Global Union and the ITUC show solidarity with Amazon climate activists 2020-01-14 [UNI Global Union]

 VIDEO  International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization shares AIRF's Video For more info  ActNOW!  2020-01-13 [AIRF Communications Centre]

Worker organising can counter labour abuse in the Global South 2020-01-13 [Al Jazeera]

How can journalists protect their mental health from online harassment? 2020-01-13 [EFJ]

'Making women visible in occupational health and safety', a new IUF resource 2020-01-11 [IUF]

ITF speaks for global maritime professionals at International Association of Maritime Universities 2020-01-11 [ITF]

CGU condemns Indian government response to citizenship law protests 2020-01-11 [ITF]

Bushfires highlight need for global climate action 2020-01-11 [BWI]

RadioLabour's World Report for the week January 6-10, 2020 2020-01-11 [RadioLabour]

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020-01-10 [World Socialist Website]

BALPA welcomes UK Government advisory to avoid Iraq and Iran airspace 2020-01-10 [BALPA]

Soundtrack to the streets: a year of global protests – and the songs that underscored them 2020-01-10 [Equal Times]

Global players union warns of 'significant resistance' to four-day Tests 2020-01-09 [Sport24]

UNI Global Union and the ITUC show solidarity with Amazon climate activists 2020-01-09 [UNI Global Union]

Bushfires highlight need for global climate action 2020-01-07 [BWI]

IASWI’s Statement on Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and its Aftermath 2020-01-07 [IASWI]

Open letter to the ITUC affiliated trade union centres in India: mass strike protest on 8 January 2020 2020-01-06 [ITUC]

Here’s What Workers of the Global South Endure to Create Corporate Wealth 2020-01-06 [Truth Out]

Save Railways, Save Nation For more info 2020-01-05 [AIRF Communications Centre]

IFJ mourns 49 killed journalists in 2019 2020-01-04 [IFJ]

Work: it’s time for a new year’s revolution 2020-01-03 [Opendemocracy]

IFJ mourns 49 killed journalists in 2019 2020-01-01 [NUJ]

#WeAreITF: End of year messages from ITF president and general secretary 2019-12-31 [ITF]

U.S. companies are forcing workers to train their own foreign replacements 2019-12-30 [Axios]

Ukraine’s government puts oligarchs and multinational enterprises ahead of its own people 2019-12-30 [ITUC]

Labor Immigration: let’s make it Aspiration not Compulsion 2019-12-28 [GEFONT]

Union official forcibly prevented from speaking to workers. Tackled to the floor, dragged out of the building and suffering a head wound 2019-12-27 [Davar]

In 2019, protesters took to the streets around the world to demand change 2019-12-25 [NBC]

Global Trade Union With 200 Million Members Declares Solidarity With Iran Protesters 2019-12-24 [NCRI]

How the Modern Workplace Fails Women 2019-12-24 [Marker]

What we learned from over a decade of tech activism 2019-12-23 [Guardian]

E-commerce report shows Amazon model is unsustainable 2019-12-23 [UNI Global Union]

Education unions join international efforts to ensure refugees’ rights in and through education 2019-12-23 [Education International]

Just Transition: For Healthier Jobs, Families and Communities 2019-12-22 [CFNU]

Speeding up destruction for profit: COP 25 is a dismal failure 2019-12-22 [CUPW]

Surge in Supply Chain Transparency 2019-12-22 [Maquila Solidarity Network]

RadioLabour's World Report for Friday December 20, 2019 2019-12-22 [RadioLabour]

ITF welcomes back Turkish union Hava-Is 2019-12-20 [ITF]

TUAC on new OECD report: Urgent need to step up Official Development Assistance 2019-12-20 [TUAC]

Gender equality in public service media: guidelines for building a gender-balanced workplace 2019-12-20 [EFJ]

Unite comment on PSA and Fiat Chrysler merger 2019-12-20 [Unite the union]

The renewable energy sector may ‘pass’ the environmental test, but what about labour and human rights? 2019-12-20 [Equal Times]

Construction must be forced to change practices following exposure of modern day slavery 2019-12-19 [Unite the union]

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