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Global As International Capitalism Changes, So Do Workers' Responses [AIIA] 30-06-2022

Turkey / Global Turkey remains among 10 worst countries for working people [Bianet] 29-06-2022

Global Multiple areas of crisis see workers’ rights crumble: 2022 ITUC Global Rights Index [ITUC] 28-06-2022

Global / UK The fifth element: Campaigners celebrate a new fundamental workplace right - safe and healthy work [Hazards ] 28-06-2022

Australia Years of inaction widens gender pay gap [ACTU] 27-06-2022

Global Inflation sparks global wave of protests for higher pay [CTV] 26-06-2022

USA AFL-CIO's Shuler: Overturn of Roe v. Wade 'a devastating blow to working women and families' [AFL-CIO] 24-06-2022

Global World Public Services Day: Ignoring the Demands of Frontline Workers will doom the Covid Recovery [PSI] 23-06-2022

Georgia Borjomi strike ends [Trade Union of Agriculture, Trade and Industry]  ActNOW!  22-06-2022

Global World Refugee Day: we demand solidarity, better support and social dialogue [ITUC] 20-06-2022


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Today in Labour History

1876 Switzerland Death in Bern of Mikhaïl Bakounine, revolutionary, theorist of anarchism and philosopher who wrote particularly on the role of the state. In his writings he lays the foundations of libertarian socialism.

1918 South Africa 15,000 miners stop work. The police run to try to force them to descend, causing violent clashes. 8 leaders are arrested for "incitement to violence".

1923 Canada Provincial police charge crowds at the steel plant in Sydney, Nova Scotia, where workers are on strike for union recognition. In the 1930s, memories of Bloody Sunday help lead to new legislation to support collective bargaining.[more]

1935 Canada In Regina, Saskatchewan, a rally in support of the On-to-Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers is attacked by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Two men are killed and 100 injured. The Dominion Day riot contributes to the defeat of Prime Minister R.B. Bennett.[more]

1943 France The first issue of underground newspaper Arbeiter und Soldat, produced by Trotskyists and aimed at German soldiers, appears[more]

1992 France Occupation of the Théâtre de l'Odéon during intermission, the first in a series of actions to protest against a plan to cut unemployment insurance.

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/ Victoria Public Mental Health EBA: Wage increases incoming! [HACSU] 30-06-2022 9 more labour news stories from Australia today

/ USA Sign the Accord, Levi’s! [IndustriALL] 30-06-2022

Strike at international jewellery store [BT] 30-06-2022

Brazil Volkswagen workers approve agreement for $193 million investment [Saltwire] 30-06-2022

/ Ontario Unifor files for judicial review after arbitration award fails long-term care workers [Unifor] 30-06-2022 8 more labour news stories from Canada today

Making workers heard along the battery supply chain [IndustriALL] 30-06-2022 1 more labour news stories from Global today

NBRU expresses 'disgust' at NTA comments [RTÉ] 30-06-2022 1 more labour news stories from Ireland today

New Zealand
Billions more for health but what about the ragged frontline? [Stuff] 01-07-2022

Monthly Strike Summary [] 30-06-2022 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

The hope of a more equal Paraguay died at Curuguaty [Arbetet Global] 30-06-2022

South Africa
/ KwaZulu-Natal NAPTOSA calls on Education Department to reform school dress code policies [SABC] 01-07-2022 10 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Sri Lanka
Doctors, bankers protest 'impossible situation' as Sri Lanka runs out of fuel [] 30-06-2022

Trinidad and Tobago
CWU wins appeal against TSTT over changes to health plan [T&T Guardian] 30-06-2022

BT staff vote for first national strike in 35 years [The Guardian] 30-06-2022 2 more labour news stories from UK today

/ Ohio Starbucks Workers and Labor Allies Call out Starbucks for Union Busting in Wednesday Protest [Cleveland Scene] 30-06-2022 2 more labour news stories from USA today