Europe ‘A worker is a worker’: the trade unions organising migrants across Europe [Equal Times] 27-02-2020
Global Coronavirus Outbreak: Guidance Briefing for Union Action [PSI] 24-02-2020
Cambodia Great Duke Workers Awarded Compensation as Unions Demand Law Reforms [The Daily] 23-02-2020
USA Kickstarter Employees Vote to Unionize in a Big Step for Tech [NY Times] 20-02-2020
Canada “Where there are scabs, there is violence”: why Quebec and BC banned strikebreakers [The Media Co-op] 18-02-2020
South Africa How South African wineland workers used global networks to fight for their rights [The Conversation] 18-02-2020
Algeria PSI denounces ongoing repression against independent unions [PSI] 12-02-2020
1881 United States of America African-American laundresses in Atlanta, Georgia, went on strike and were successful in raising wages and establishing a union.
1912 France Legislation lowers the age of the Workers 'and Peasants' Retirement, called "retirement of the dead" by the CGT, from 65 to 60 years. This funded system later fails due to post-war inflation.
1914 France Anti-war demonstration in Paris, at the call of the CGT Seine UD.
1939 United States of America Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes violate property owners' rights and are therefore illegal.
1941 Netherlands German troops and Dutch police crush The February Strike, a union protest against the deportation of Dutch Jews to death camps.[more]
1951 New Zealand Troops are sent onto the Auckland and Wellington wharfs to attempt to break the dockers' strike[more]