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Nominations are open for the Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights [Svensson foundation] 2020-10-30

Global Day of Action: Invest in Care Now! [CUPE] 2020-10-29

Fundamental rights at work can help to build back better from COVID-19 [ILO] 2020-10-29

Invest in care now! For recovery and resilience [ITUC] 2020-10-29

Trade Union Internationalism In The Time of COVID-19 [TUED] 2020-10-28

Global Day of Action for Care: Education unions join global call for increased investment in the care sector [Education International] 2020-10-28

ITUC welcomes Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) coming into force [ITUC] 2020-10-26

Sign up here for the 29.10 Invest in Care webinar [ITUC] 2020-10-26

Dock Workers Claim Vindication as Shipping Lines Blamed for Delays and Accused of Profiteering [The Handy Shipping Guide] 2020-10-21

Education International’s affiliates show tremendous solidarity amongst educators through the COVID-19 Response Fund [EI] 2020-10-21

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Today's labour news


US Oil and Gas Nationalization; Swedish Refinery Cancelled; New TUED Unions — TUED Bulletin 103 2020-10-31 [TUED]

BWI releases paper on Europe’s migration flow 2020-10-31 [BWI]

RadioLabour's World Report for the week October 25 to 30 - Labour's campaign to ban nuclear arms 2020-10-31 [RadioLabour]

Nominations are open for the Arthur Svensson International Prize for Trade Union Rights 2020-10-30 [Svensson foundation]

Invest in care workers, invest in care 2020-10-29 [Al Jazeera]

Global Day of Action: Invest in Care Now! 2020-10-29 [CUPE]

Fundamental rights at work can help to build back better from COVID-19 2020-10-29 [ILO]

Invest in care now! For recovery and resilience 2020-10-29 [ITUC]

Trade Union Internationalism In The Time of COVID-19 2020-10-28 [TUED]

Reasserting the importance of committed, truthful, on-the-ground reporting on the centenary of John Reed’s passing 2020-10-28 [Equal Times]

Confirmation of aerosol transmission of COVID-19 has implications for worker safety 2020-10-28 [IUF]

Global Day of Action for Care: Education unions join global call for increased investment in the care sector 2020-10-28 [Education International]

IFJ calls for rethink on planned visa changes 2020-10-28 [IFJ]

BlackRock Must Step Up to Put Life at the Centre of the Post-COVID-19 Care Sector 2020-10-28 [UNI Global Union]

OECD MCM 2020 / A roadmap for fair and sustainable recovery 2020-10-27 [TUAC]

ITUC welcomes treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) coming into force 2020-10-27 [Scoop World]

Pro Quote Film - Best Practices for equality in front of and behind the camera 2020-10-26 [UNI Global Union]

UNI G&P reaches social dialogue declaration with European and Latin American graphical federations 2020-10-26 [UNI Global Union]

ITUC welcomes Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) coming into force 2020-10-26 [ITUC]

EFJ and IFJ call on the US government to drop plans to shorten visa length for journalists 2020-10-26 [EFJ]

Amazon’s Spying Is a Threat to Workers and Democracy 2020-10-26 [Open Society Foundations]

World’s super-rich increase their fortune during Covid-19 pandemic as millions struggle 2020-10-26 [Morning Star]

Sign up here for the 29.10 Invest in Care webinar 2020-10-26 [ITUC]

RadioLabour's Canada Report for the week October 18-23 - Extraditing Julian Assange would criminalize journalism 2020-10-25 [RadioLabour]

Extraordinary Global Education Meeting reaffirms commitments to SDG 4 and calls for accelerated funding and global solidarity 2020-10-23 [Education International]

Swiss to vote on holding multinationals responsible for supply chains 2020-10-22 [IndustriALL]

In a time of global crises, waste workers are our unsung heroes 2020-10-22 [Equal Times]

Dock Workers Claim Vindication as Shipping Lines Blamed for Delays and Accused of Profiteering 2020-10-21 [The Handy Shipping Guide]

'Women's Voices Can No Longer Be Silenced' 2020-10-21 [Solidarity Center]

Education International’s affiliates show tremendous solidarity amongst educators through the COVID-19 Response Fund 2020-10-21 [EI]

New Briefing series: Here’s how unions win the fight to fix corporate tax 2020-10-21 [PSI]

Global survey assesses status of teachers in era of COVID-19 pandemic 2020-10-21 [Education International]

Education International’s affiliates show tremendous solidarity amongst educators through the COVID-19 Response Fund 2020-10-21 [Education International]

XPO & systemic exploitation in the logistics supply chains of major consumer goods companies 2020-10-21 [IUF]

Machines to 'do half of all work tasks by 2025' 2020-10-21 [BBC]

World Teachers’ Day 2020: Global mobilisation and solidarity in unprecedented numbers 2020-10-20 [Education International]

Seafarers forced to spend up to 18 months on ships, International Transport Workers' Federation says 2020-10-20 [ABC]

Global Day of Action: Invest in Care, Now! 2020-10-19 [WIEGO]

Women workers: Gender-based violence, a 'second pandemic' 2020-10-19 [BWI]

29 October Global Day of Action: Invest in care, now! 2020-10-19 [ITUC]

Global food workers' unions demand urgent action 2020-10-18 [UFCW Canada]

Wealth of the super-rich reaches record levels 2020-10-18 [NUPGE]

RadioLabour World Report for Friday October 2, 2020 - Labour calls for Amazon to be broken up 2020-10-17 [RadioLabour]

IKEA union network discusses ways to move forward 2020-10-17 [BWI]

World Food Day 2020: COVID-19 reveals shocking inequalities in global food systems 2020-10-16 [IUF]

No Strings Attached? A trade union review of OECD findings on COVID-19 public support measures to private businesses 2020-10-16 [TUAC]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Global union leaders call for an end to the bloodshed 2020-10-16 [Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia]

BHP continues to avoid dialogue with IndustriALL 2020-10-16 [IndustriALL]

COSATU encourages IMF to support public investment 2020-10-16 [Political Analysis]

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This month in labour history


3-10-1945 Creation of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) which notably brings together the CGT, the American CIO, and all the unions of the so-called socialist countries. [more]

28-10-1919 The International Labour Organization meets for the first time, six conventions are adopted relating in particular to the limitation of working time and the working conditions of children. [more]