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Energy policy protests reflect power struggle [Deutsche Welle] 2021-06-16

Miners, power workers, protest shift away from coal [ThinkPol] 2021-06-10

IKEA unions in Poland raise wages, double membership [BWI] 2021-05-14

Defamation lawsuit against Gazeta Wyborcza editor-in-chief by Polish Justice Minister must be dropped [EFJ] 2021-03-25

Four reasons why Poland’s war on abortion should scare you [Opendemocracy ] 2021-02-03

76th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: German, Israeli, and Polish trade unions unite to say 'Never again' [Education International] 2021-01-29

Revolut faces legal action and 'language strike' over bonus dispute [FT] 2020-12-29

Media pluralism greatly endangered by oil firm’s Polska Press takeover [EFJ] 2020-12-21

“They’re uncompromising”: How the young transformed Poland’s abortion protests [Opendemocracy] 2020-12-14

Essential care workers in Poland are winning decent pay [UNI Global Union] 2020-11-27

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Energy policy protests reflect power struggle 2021-06-16 [Deutsche Welle]

Miners, power workers, protest shift away from coal 2021-06-10 [ThinkPol]

IKEA unions in Poland raise wages, double membership 2021-05-14 [BWI]

Defamation lawsuit against Gazeta Wyborcza editor-in-chief by Polish Justice Minister must be dropped 2021-03-25 [EFJ]

Report: Erosion of Media Freedom Gathers Pace 2021-02-11 [EFJ]

Polish cops face protesters 2021-02-07 [Workersliberty]

Four reasons why Poland’s war on abortion should scare you 2021-02-03 [Opendemocracy ]

76th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: German, Israeli, and Polish trade unions unite to say 'Never again' 2021-01-29 [Education International]

EFJ and Swedish Journalists Union condemn the political interference from Polish ambassador 2021-01-18 [EFJ]

Revolut faces legal action and 'language strike' over bonus dispute 2020-12-29 [FT]

Media pluralism greatly endangered by oil firm’s Polska Press takeover 2020-12-21 [EFJ]

Care Workers Fight Back 2020-12-19 [UNI]

Solidarnosc calls for better protection for shopworkers in Poland 2020-12-16 [UNI]

“They’re uncompromising”: How the young transformed Poland’s abortion protests 2020-12-14 [Opendemocracy]

Essential care workers in Poland are winning decent pay 2020-11-27 [UNI Global Union]

Possible Labour Code changes still under preparation 2020-11-14 [Lexology]

Women organizing and building power in Poland 2020-11-03 [UNI Global Union]

Polish women tell govt to f*** off as mass protests shake country 2020-11-02 [bne Intellinews]

Poland abortion protests: Warsaw grinds to a halt as women protest abortion curbs 2020-10-28 [Bloomberg]

More IKEA workers join union 2020-10-28 [BWI]

IKEA workers demand fair wages 2020-10-17 [BWI]

Coal Industry Finally Burns Out 2020-10-12 [Balkans Insight]

Historic Just Transition plan to phase out coal mining in Poland 2020-10-09 [IndustriALL]

Unions to Teleperformance: Reinstate unjustly fired Polish workers 2020-09-30 [UNI]

Workers must not pay for the Covid-19 health crisis! 2020-08-24 [Réseau syndical international de solidarité et de luttes]

40th anniversary of the Gdańsk shipyard strike 2020-08-14 [Workersliberty]

EU must ratify Istanbul Convention on violence against women after Poland withdrawal reports 2020-07-28 [ETUC]

Global companies require global solidarity: Polish Teleperformance workers form a new union 2020-07-11 [UNI]

Support to Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland who has received over 55 threats of legal action 2020-07-10 [EFJ]

Polish coal mines continue maintenance works amid pandemic 2020-06-24 [Reuters]

Polish city helps migrant workers left jobless, homeless and stranded by employer during crisis 2020-06-14 [NFP]

Polish Elektrobudowa court case finally over after more than eight years 2020-04-24 [Trade Union News from Finland]

Union fighting to reduce challenges posed by COVID-19 crisis 2020-04-19 [EI]

Trade unions call on govt to extend support to workers 2020-04-18 [BWI]

How a harsh Polish abortion bill sparked women’s strikes around the world 2020-04-16 [Opendemocracy]

EFJ co-organises the second edition of the Free European Media conference in Gdansk 2020-02-11 [EFJ]

Educators pledge to never let the horrors of the Holocaust happen again 2020-01-31 [EI]

President marks 40th anniversary of Polish trade union Solidarity 2020-01-30 [The First News]

Holocaust remembrance: Education unions come together for Auschwitz memorial ceremony and Holocaust education conference 2020-01-29 [Education International]

Castorama must stop union-busting  ActNOW!  2019-12-03 [UNI Global Union]

Public radio found guilty of breaking the principle of equal treatment 2019-11-13 [EFJ]

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party aims to regulate journalists 2019-10-10 [EFJ]

ETUC condemns 'LGBT free zone' in Poland 2019-07-26 [ETUC]

Newspaper plans to circulate homophobic stickers 2019-07-24 [EFJ]

Prime Day protests include a strike vote 2019-07-19 [UNI Global Union]

Amazon shuts down talks with Polish unions 2019-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

UNI affiliates protest at Orpea’s illegal dismissal of union representative in Poland and its anti-union behaviour 2019-06-05 [UNI Global Union]

Inter-IKEA Plant Unions Formulate Joint Strategy to Protect Workers’ Rights 2019-05-30 [BWI]

“I Didn’t Sit Eight and a Half Years in Jail to Build Capitalism” 2019-05-20 [Jacobin]

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This month in labour history


4-06-1989 Solidarność triumphs in the legislative elections, its candidates win 99% of the seats in the Senate and 35% in the Diet. [more]

24-06-1976 When a price increase of 39% was announced, a strike spread across the country. It was in Ursus on the outskirts of Warsaw and in Radom that the movement was strongest. In Radom, the militia shoots at a crowd, killing 17 people. [more]