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Belarus ITUC condemns wave of attacks on Belarusian trade unionists [ITUC] 23-09-2021

Hong Kong / China Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions to dissolve [HKCTU] 22-09-2021

Hong Kong / Global ITUC affiliate HKCTU to disband [ITUC] 22-09-2021

Philippines Call for global action as independent report catalogues government’s human rights violations [Education International] 21-09-2021

Thailand Top Thai union leader ‘targeted’ with jail for rail safety campaign [Guardian] 21-09-2021

Norway You can now read news about Norwegian working life in English [Fri fagbevegelse] 21-09-2021

Global WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year [ILO] 20-09-2021

Hong Kong HKCTU, under threat of the national security law, in process of disbanding, vice-chair confirms [The Free Press] 18-09-2021

Canada Nurses hold national day of action to highlight nursing crisis [CFNU] 18-09-2021

Italy After massive mobilization, Italian unions reach historic national agreement with Amazon [UNI] 18-09-2021


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Today in Labour History

1888 Canada Canada's first independent labour Member of Parliament is returned in a by-election in Montréal. A printer by trade, Alphonse-Télesphore Lépine is a leading figure in the Montréal Trades and Labour Council and the Knights of Labor.[more]

1903 United States of America The Old 97, a Southern Railway train officially known as the Fast Mail, derails near Danville, Va., killing engineer Joseph “Steve” Broady and ten other railroad and postal workers. Many believe Broady had been ordered to speed to make up for lost tim

1917 France 35,000 workers on general strike for wages in Parisian aviation factories + Renault. The workers invent a new form of (in)action: standing idly by in the factories themselves.

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