France Strike snarls France as unions protest pension overhaul [Yahoo] 05-12-2019
India Gurugram: 800 auto firms’ workers protest against layoffs [TNN] 02-12-2019
Thailand Nestlé admits slavery and coercion used in catching its seafood [CBC] 30-11-2019
Europe Agricultural regions in Europe turning into no-rights zones [Svenssonstiftelsen] 28-11-2019
Global ILO: End violence and harassment in the world of work [ILO] 26-11-2019
1896 United States of America In Chicago, 11 activists found the National Union of Steam Engineers of America; the forerunner of International Union of Operating Engineers.
1905 Russia A general strike begins in Moscow that will last ten days and develop into an unsuccessful armed uprising: the 1905 revolution[more]
1918 United Kingdom 100,000 textile workers begin their strike in Lancashire.
1929 Fiji Teachers Union representing elementary & secondary education teachers is founded.
1970 Canada The Royal Commission on the Status of Women releases its report. Many of the 167 recommendations relate to the status of women in the workplace, including pay equity and access to childcare, education and training.[more]
1994 France 1.75 million workers protest during a series of general strikes against gov cuts & exploitation, shutting down country.
2006 Egypt Women Workers at Misr textile factory in Mahalla, Egypt walk off the job in a strike for a bonus promised by the government.[more]