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Cambodia Release LRSU President Sithar Chhim now [IUF] 28-11-2022

Indonesia Becoming a Union Leader: the story of Indonesian garment union organizer Aan Aminah [Asian Labour Review] 26-11-2022

Global RadioLabour World Report - World-wide Make Amazon Pay Day [RadioLabour] 26-11-2022

China Workers in running battles with police in protests at largest iPhone factory in country [Guardian] 24-11-2022

Global Violence and harassment at work: 16 days of activism [ITUC] 24-11-2022

Global Global education union leaders call for investment in education and renew their call to international solidarity [Education International] 23-11-2022

Qatar 2022 World Cup: Action Alert! Stand #WithMigrantWorkers [BWI] 23-11-2022

Cambodia Only �Instant Noodle� Unions Survive [Human Rights Watch] 22-11-2022

Bangladesh / Canada Canadian Tire accused of failing to protect human rights [USW] 22-11-2022

Cambodia Covid-19 Pandemic Used for Union Busting [Human Rights Watch] 21-11-2022

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1820 Germany Friedrich Engels is born in Wuppertal, Germany. He will become the most famous collaborator of Karl Marx.[more]

1908 United States of America 154 coal miners die in an explosion in Marianna, Pennsylvania. Engineer and Superintendent Beeson informs newspapers that he inspected it a few minutes before the explosion and found it in perfect condition.

1913 Ireland Seafarers Union leader Havelock Wilson negotiates a return to work for his Dublin members, without consulting the ITGWU/

1984 United Kingdom TUC General Council seeks talks with government over British Miners' strike.

2004 China A fire in a coal mine in Chengjiashan, Shaanxi province, kills 166 workers.


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Australia
‘Enough is enough’: Workplace sexual discrimination and harassment reforms become law [The New Daily] 28-11-2022 18 more labour news stories from Australia today


Austria
Strike brings trains to standstill [Yahoo] 28-11-2022


Belarus
Send a letter to journalists in prison [EFJ] 28-11-2022


Cambodia
NagaWorld union leader arrested at airport after Australia trip [The Post] 28-11-2022 1 more labour news stories from Cambodia today


Canada
/ New Brunswick ‘Assault on labour’: Tensions rise over changes to union strike rules in N.B. [Global TV] 28-11-2022 18 more labour news stories from Canada today


Chile
Workers for Chile's Escondida mine accept BHP's offer and will not strike-union source [Saltwire] 28-11-2022


China
Worker protests at Zhengzhou Foxconn highlight labour-capital problems in global supply chain [China Labour Bulletin] 28-11-2022


Europe
Stop bosses firing revenge porn victims [ETUC] 28-11-2022


Finland
ITUC elects Antti Palola to Executive Bureau [Trade Union News from Finland] 28-11-2022


Global
/ Qatar There�d Be No FIFA World Cup Without Workers [Australian Unions] 28-11-2022 2 more labour news stories from Global today


Ireland
Up to 20,000 people march in Dublin to protest over worsening housing crisis [The Irish Independent] 27-11-2022


Korea (South)
Government poised to order striking truckers back to work [Korea Times] 28-11-2022


Laos
 VIDEO  Reducing Vulnerability in Lao People's Democratic Republic [ILO] 28-11-2022


Mexico
Workers Are Struggling for Independent Unionism [Jacobin] 27-11-2022


New Zealand
Secondary teachers meet to respond to government offer [PPTA-Te Wehengarua] 28-11-2022 1 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


South Africa
Landmark minimum wage hike brings relief to domestic workers in South Africa, but challenges remain [Equal Times] 28-11-2022 2 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Sudan
Solidarity with the Sudanese teachers’ strike on 28 November [MENA Solidarity Network] 28-11-2022


Thailand
Call from CILT (IndustriALL Thailand) from Thailand to Monitor Union Busting in Honda Motor Supply Chain [CILT Official Facebook] 28-11-2022


UK
BT and unions agree pay rise to stop more strikes [BBC] 28-11-2022 2 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ California This Year's Biggest Strike Is by 48,000 Academic Workers at the University of California [Labour Notes] 28-11-2022 5 more labour news stories from USA today