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Global RadioLabour World Report - New wave of artificial intelligence hits workplaces [RadioLabour] 03-06-2023

Latin America / Spain Queer-led unions show the way forward for sex workers in Spain and Latin America [Global Voices] 03-06-2023

Ukraine / Russia Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant workers subjected to forced labour by Russian forces, say trade unions [ILO] 02-06-2023

Argentina FTIA organizes protests and work stoppages across country in defense of workers' purchasing power [IUF] 02-06-2023

Cambodia / Global Union leader jailed – international solidarity needed now [Solidarity - Eric Lee] 31-05-2023

Canada Thousands of Canadian Commercial Actors Have Been Locked Out of Work For Over A Year [Press Progress] 31-05-2023

Belarus / Global Global unions call on governments and employers to help end Belarus’ labour rights abuses [BWI] 30-05-2023

Global / Georgia VIDEO Global solidarity conference in Georgia [GTUC] 30-05-2023

Norway Norway tightens rules on hired labour [Nordic Labour Journal] 30-05-2023

Denmark Crisis at the top of the trade union movement [Nordic Labour Journal] 30-05-2023

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LabourStart photo of the week.Strikes by women workers in Switzerland have a long and proud history. An alliance of trade unions and feminist organizations are in the final stages of a mobilization for a national strike on 14 June. The Swiss union SGB Women's Commission statement reads: "During the pandemic, we applauded the workers in care, sales and cleaning. But wages and working conditions remain unchanged: women are still struggling with lower wages, low pensions, poor work-life balance, violence and discrimination,” (Photo: SGB) Click here to read more union news from Switzerland.
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1868 Ireland Birth of James Connolly, Irish socialist and labour organiser, in Edinburgh.[more]

1974 Australia The New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation lists 49 'Green Bans' as part of its campaign of industrial action to protect the environment.[more]

1981 Philippines Workers held the first general strike after the end of martial law in the Bataan Export Processing Zone.

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The future of graduate debt in Australia [NTEU] 05-06-2023 9 more labour news stories from Australia today

A trade union activist is accused of promoting extremist activity  ActNOW!  [] 05-06-2023

Union gives failing grade to companies handling veterans rehabilitation contract [News Now] 05-06-2023 8 more labour news stories from Canada today

Dominican Republic
Workers lift strike at Cerro de Maimón mine [] 05-06-2023

Court declares Meta as primary employer in its lawsuit [Cryptopolitan] 05-06-2023

Korea (South) [Korea Herald] 04-06-2023 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

An italian strike at the National Land Service [LPSK] 05-06-2023

Building Power Through Associations: Experience of Grab Drivers in Malaysia [Asian Labour Review] 04-06-2023

Middle East
/ Israel The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories 2023: Report of the Director-General For more info [Reliefweb] 05-06-2023

South Africa
School safety: Sadtu calls on community to play their part [eNCA] 04-06-2023 2 more labour news stories from South Africa today

/ Global MENA Solidarity is supporting protests called by Sudanese unions and organisations around the world [MENA SN] 04-06-2023

Austerity left UK “hugely unprepared' for the Covid pandemic – TUC [TUC] 05-06-2023

Hollywood directors reach labor pact, writers remain on strike [Saltwire] 05-06-2023 9 more labour news stories from USA today