Thailand Imprisonment of Railway Union Leaders a Travesty of Justice [ITUC] 23-10-2020
Belarus Belaruskali workers and union leader face repression [IndustriALL] ActNOW! 23-10-2020
USA New York 24 percent of NYC subway and bus workers have had COVID-19, survey says [6sqft] 22-10-2020
France Unions lead mourning of assassinated teacher Samuel Paty [Education International] 20-10-2020
Albania Women Oil Workers Take Over Hunger Strike at Ballsh Refinery [Exit News] 19-10-2020
Global 29 October Global Day of Action: Invest in care, now! [ITUC] 19-10-2020
USA Unions Are Beginning to Talk About Staving Off a Possible Coup [Labour Notes] 16-10-2020
Armenia / Global Nagorno-Karabakh: Global union leaders call for an end to the bloodshed [Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia] 16-10-2020
1892 United States of America Black & white teamsters, salesmen & packers strike in New Orleans. Quickly turns into general strike for 10hr work day.
1913 Ireland Members of the ITGWU clash with the Ancient Order of Hibernians, who are trying to prevent strikers' children being taken to foster families in England and Belfast.
1913 New Zealand Dockworkers stop work and occupy several ships. No truck driver or miner at work in Huntly. The union refuses the employers' offer to extend the 1912 collective agreement.
1920 France 24-hour strike by Le Havre sailors against the conviction of the Black Sea mutineers.
1960 Kazakhstan Nedelin disaster: the accidental explosion of an R-16 intercontinental ballistic missile in Baikonur killing more than 100 workers.
1980 Poland The government of Poland legalizes the Solidarity trade union.