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When Diplomats Are Traffickers, Migrant Domestic Workers Are Enslaved 2023-09-01 [Pulitzer Centre]

Towards climate justice: Swiss citizens approve net zero climate law 2023-06-24 [BWI]

Switzerland BWI pushes for labour rights, gender equality and democracy inside and outside ILC 2023-06-22 [BWI]

Hundreds of thousands of women strike for gender equality 2023-06-21 [UNI Global Union]

Women take to streets to fight inequality and sexism 2023-06-14 [SwissInfo]

IFJ Gender Council supports feminist strike 2023-06-14 [IFJ]

Women journalists on strike for better working conditions 2023-06-14 [IFJ]

Unions demand hard line with EU over wages 2023-06-03 [SwissInfo]

Switzerland Профсоюзы обеспокоены предложением Glencore о поглощении Teck Resources 2023-05-24 [IndustriALL]

Turkey Journalist Pehiran Kaya’s asylum request must be granted 2023-05-23 [EFJ]

Unions blast low wages for ‘women’s jobs’ 2023-05-16 [SwissInfo]

40% of workers in Switzerland feel exhausted 2023-05-12 [SwissInfo]

Why do the Swiss strike less than other Europeans? 2023-04-13 [The Local]

Credit Suisse workers need a rescue package 2023-03-30 [UNI Global Union]

Google workers stage walkout as job cuts hit Europe 2023-03-16 [O Canada]

BWI close ranks with striking masons 2022-11-09 [BWI]

‘Severely disrupted’: Geneva’s Léman Express hit by strike action 2022-10-18 [The Local]

Women At The Heart Of Swiss Pension Reform Vote 2022-09-22 [Barron's]

Fast food workers unite in Geneva for occupational health and safety 2022-06-11 [IUF]

South Africa Solidar Suisse visits BWI regional office, marks historic cooperation 2022-05-28 [BWI]

Solidarity action: tell DPD CEO to halt union-busting  ActNOW!  2022-02-27 [UNI]

Switzerland The real victims of 'Suisse Secrets?' Public Services and Frontline Workers 2022-02-22 [PSI]

Global Suisse Secrets: Swiss banking secrecy hinders media freedom 2022-02-21 [EFJ]

UberEats contracted riders reach historic agreement in Switzerland 2021-12-16 [UNI]

Post-Black Friday crunch shows why workers in Switzerland want #RespectAtDPD 2021-11-30 [UNI Global Union]

More than applause: Swiss voters back care worker initiative 2021-11-30 [UNI Global Union]

Concerns over Le Courrier and journalism in the Gandur's case 2021-11-29 [EFJ]

Global UNI World Executive Board: DPD-GeoPost must respect workers' rights 2021-11-12 [UNI Global Union]

UNI stands with DPD workers organizing in Switzerland 2021-09-29 [UNI Global Union]

Court rejects temporary sex workers' access to COVID-19-related compensation 2021-06-26 [CTV]

Feminist Strike 2021 - Respect! Better pay! Better pensions! 2021-06-16 [IndustriALL]

Switzerland Union busting at Novartis in India 2021-05-12 [IndustriALL]

Guest Editorial: Vania Alleva, President of IUF affiliate UNiA 2021-02-09 [IUF]

Switzerland The Swiss tourist who became an accidental activist in India 2020-12-20 [MENA FN]

Agreement Reached with Nestlé Waters Switzerland on Health Insurance Premiums and Parental Leave 2020-12-17 [IUF]

Swiss vote shows need to keep fighting for mandatory corporate responsibility 2020-12-04 [UNI Global Union]

Switzerland Hitachi-ABB power grids workers strike for future of the plant 2020-12-03 [IndustriALL]

Swiss responsible business initiative narrowly lost referendum 2020-12-01 [BWI]

Global unions call on Swiss to vote for corporate responsibility 2020-11-30 [UNI Global Union]

Global unions call on Swiss to vote for corporate responsibility 2020-11-27 [IndustriALL]

Switzerland turns orange ahead of “responsible business” referendum 2020-11-24 [BWI]

Teachers call for uniform and reinforced measures 2020-11-13 [Education International]

Swiss Essential Workers Demand Essential Rights 2020-11-03 [UNI Global Union]

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

BWI supports Swiss Responsible Business Initiative 2020-10-17 [BWI]

Geneva's public sector plans strike over 1% Covid pay cut 2020-10-10 [Le News]

Geneva adopts what's believed to be the highest minimum wage in the world 2020-10-05 [CTV]

Geneva votes for a decent legal living wage 2020-10-03 [IndustriALL]

Education unions join forces for safe return to schools and quality education 2020-08-12 [EI]

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This month in labour history

3-09-1866 First AIT Congress held in Geneva until the 8th. Motions are voted on for the eight-hour day, the protection of women and children at work. [more]

30-09-1918 Zurich bank employees start a 48-hour strike, supported by a local general strike by the Workers' Union. [more]