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Today's labour news

The worrying decline of individual and collective freedoms in Algeria 2019-12-11 [Equal Times]

Stronger Unions! Stronger Network! 2019-10-21 [BWI]

National Union demands stronger action on Turkey's invasion of Syria 2019-10-20 [NUPGE]

Africa and Middle East Regional Women’s Committee Meets 2019-08-28 [BWI]

The Decades-old War on Palestinian Workers 2019-08-25 [IMEMC]

The decades-old war on Palestinian workers 2019-08-23 [Al Jazeera]

IBF Agrees a Temporary Extended Risk Zone in the Strait of Hormuz 2019-08-13 [ITF]

Crews of Some Ships Can Refuse to Sail Through Hormuz: Union 2019-08-04 [Bloomberg]

ITF mobilising Arab World unions to respond to seafarers under threat from unscrupulous shipowners 2019-07-01 [ITF]

ITF and JNG respond to potential attacks on two tankers in Gulf of Oman 2019-06-15 [ITF]

Fixer, black market money charger, kidnapper: navigating Syria’s dystopian job market 2019-06-06 [Equal Times]

Seafarers unions express concern about “sabotage” attack and rising tensions in the Gulf 2019-05-20 [ITF]

Unions bring progress and stability to Middle East and North Africa 2019-05-02 [IndustriALL]

Oil and gas unions build sustainability in volatile MENA region 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

MENA women make progress in patriarchal societies 2019-04-24 [IndustriALL]

Union Leadership Training for women in the Middle East and North Africa 2019-03-21 [BWI]

Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour 2019-03-21 [ILO]

Arab World steering committee meet in Beirut to plan for future 2019-03-19 [ITF]

Seafarers stand united in the Arab World 2019-02-19 [ITF]

Could Unions Help Defeat ISIS? 2019-02-01 [TNR]

What is behind the sharp fall in number of Filipino workers in the Middle East? 2019-01-08 [Al Arabiya English]

Young trade union leaders in MENA region complete training 2018-12-19 [IndustriALL]

The Jordanian women fighting for labour rights 2018-12-04 [Equal Times]

Foreign maids on 'hell' of kafala jobs in Middle East 2018-10-24 [BBC]

Istanbul construction site as a slave camp  ActNOW!  2018-10-22 [ArabWeekly]

Unions in Africa and the Middle East commit to organize 2018-09-11 [BWI]

'IT IS OUR TIME' declares youth of BWI Africa and Middle East 2018-08-08 [BWI]

The Perils of Housecleaning Abroad 2018-08-06 [The Times]

In Iraq, trade unions are helping to rebuild popular power 2018-06-25 [Equal Times]

“The Gulf is no longer a dream land for Asian migrants” 2018-06-14 [Equal Times]

Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab World discussed at League of Arab States meeting in Cairo 2018-06-04 [IFJ]

Arab countries’ unions crucial to achieve international goals on education in their region 2018-06-01 [Education International]

WPFD joint meeting finalises key documents to promote media freedom in the Arab World 2018-05-08 [IFJ]

Africa and Middle East Regional Presidium agreed on measures to strengthen the region 2018-04-13 [BWI]

“Iranian workers are not only deprived of their wages but of their basic rights” 2018-04-09 [Equal Times]

Building union power in oil and gas in the MENA region 2018-04-06 [IndustriALL]

UNI MENA Mentoring Program: more women for union growth 2018-04-05 [UNI Global Union]

New ILO White Paper on the construction sector in the Middle East 2018-03-07 [BWI]

Youth Unemployment: The Middle East's Ticking Time Bomb 2018-03-01 [stratfor]

Which way now for Tunisia? 2018-01-24 [Equal Times]

Reviving Palestinian non-violent resistance 2017-12-28 [Equal Times]

In Turkey, not even Charles Darwin is welcome 2017-12-27 [Equal Times]

Arab education unions focus on union renewal and quality education 2017-12-15 [Education International]

Benefits increase marks a partial victory for disabled people in Israel 2017-12-14 [Equal Times]

#MeToo, Say Domestic Workers in the Middle East 2017-12-09 [HRW]

#Tech4Worse: The problem with digital labour initiatives for the Middle East 2017-12-08 [Open Democracy ]

Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman, UAE Abused 2017-11-15 [HRW]

Domestic workers from Tanzania 'working like robots, 2017-11-15 [DW]

Domestic workers who flee their abusive employers in the UAE and Oman could be charged with a hefty fine and sent to prison 2017-11-15 [MiddleEastEye]

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