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Bangladesh 150,000 striking tea workers, most women, demand a pay raise [Al Mayadeen] 14-08-2022

Kazakhstan Anti-union laws have punished Kazakhstan�s workers. But the fight isn�t over [CALRMM]  ActNOW!  13-08-2022

Belarus A call for trade union pluralism: CESI’s Presidium responds to ban of free and independent unions in Belarus [CESI]  ActNOW!  13-08-2022

Ukraine / Global Support workers' struggle for labour and union rights [BWI]  ActNOW!  11-08-2022

Belarus Repression continues on the 2nd anniversary of the fraudulent elections [EFJ] 10-08-2022

Ukraine Podcast: In Midst of War, Ukrainian Parliament Attacks Worker Rights [Solidarity Center] For more info  ActNOW!  09-08-2022

UK 115,000 Royal Mail staff to stage four-day strike action in biggest ever action by CWU [BBC] 09-08-2022

Hong Kong How a Hong Kong law passed by the British to combat strikers is being used by China 100 years later [Scroll] 07-08-2022

Russia First step towards the liquidation of the journalists’ union [EFJ] 04-08-2022

Sri Lanka Government arrests protest leader Joseph Stalin [The Guardian] 04-08-2022

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Afghanistan
New report outlines draconian conditions for women journalists under Taliban rule [IFJ] 13-08-2022


Australia
Banking CEOs pay up 36 per cent as banks make billions by suppressing wages [ACTU] 14-08-2022 3 more labour news stories from Australia today


Bangladesh
Mahila Parishad expresses solidarity with tea workers’ strike for pay hike [TBS] 14-08-2022 3 more labour news stories from Bangladesh today


Belarus
A call for trade union pluralism: CESI’s Presidium responds to ban of free and independent unions in Belarus  ActNOW!  [CESI] 13-08-2022


Canada
/ Alberta Teamsters want to unionize Fort McMurray mechanics [Alberta Worker] 14-08-2022 11 more labour news stories from Canada today


Germany
Amazon workers stage 1-day strike over pay [Deutsche Welle] 13-08-2022


Global
No let-up in human trafficking cases, Gulf nations lead in violations [Daijiworld] 14-08-2022 3 more labour news stories from Global today


Haiti
Garment Workers Win Key Benefits [Solidarity Centre] 14-08-2022


Hong Kong
Some 300 workers claimed failed to be covered by govt anti-epidemic subsidy [The Standard] 14-08-2022


India
/ Gujarat Labour union ‘forces’ South Gujarat coop sugar factories to offer 18% wage hike [Counterview] 14-08-2022 3 more labour news stories from India today


Iran
IndustriALL Global Union in solidarity with steelworkers at Ahvaz Steel [UMMI] 13-08-2022


Ireland
TUI to ballot members on industrial action next month unless pay deal is improved [Irish Times] 13-08-2022


Kazakhstan
Anti-union laws have punished Kazakhstan�s workers. But the fight isn�t over  ActNOW!  [CALRMM] 13-08-2022


Nepal
The political report that will be presented at the 8th National Congress of GEFONT has been discussed [GEFONT] 13-08-2022 2 more labour news stories from Nepal today


New Zealand
Smouldering tension between firefighters' union and Fire and Emergency NZ can't burn on too long [Stuff] 14-08-2022 1 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Nigeria
ASUU faces criticism over call against APC govt [The Times] 14-08-2022


Norway
Electrochemical industry workers to strike from Monday [Market Screener] 14-08-2022


Portugal
A travel warning has been issued to people looking to travel to and from Portugal as strike foresees massive airport chaos [Oh My] 14-08-2022


Senegal
Seafarers ‘sitting ducks’ as Port of Dakar leaves them without warning lights [ITF] 13-08-2022


South Africa
Flashbacks haunt Marikana massacre survivors [News 24] 14-08-2022 16 more labour news stories from South Africa today


UK
/ Ireland / Northern Ireland Mick Lynch says Irish people have told him his message is ‘really resonating’ [The Telegraph] 14-08-2022 8 more labour news stories from UK today


Ukraine
Support workers' struggle for labour and union rights  ActNOW!  [BWI] 13-08-2022


USA
/ Minnesota Workers organize at a second Trader Joe's, this one in Minneapolis [New York Times] 14-08-2022 6 more labour news stories from USA today


Vatican City
Without change, corporate greed will force millions of workers into poverty, unions tell Pope’s advisors [ITF] 13-08-2022