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Hong Kong / China UNI joins calls for the protection of democracy in Hong Kong as protests continue [UNI Global Union] 15-08-2019

Hong Kong BWI supports Hong Kong mobilization in defence of liberty and autonomy [BWI] 14-08-2019

Indonesia / Global Tell Chicken of the Sea to take action on human rights violations in its supply chain! [IUF]  ActNOW!  13-08-2019

Kazakhstan / Global Kazakh union leader freed [IndustriALL] 12-08-2019

Kazakhstan Solidarity works: jailed union leader freed in Kazakhstan [ITUC] 12-08-2019

Russia Nestlé Russia union leaders targeted for early dismissal [IUF] 11-08-2019

Kazakhstan President pardons jailed trade union leader Erlan Baltabay [KTR]  ActNOW!  10-08-2019

Qatar Defying the law, migrant workers launch strike [Human Rights Watch] 09-08-2019

Germany / Global 'Youth and Workers Uniting Behind This Crisis': German Labor Union Urges 2 Million Members to Join Global Climate Strike [Common Dreams] 07-08-2019

Hong Kong Mass strike in Hong Kong shows the depth of support for the democracy movement [IUF] 07-08-2019


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Asia
/ Europe Unions plan Eurasian railway cooperation [ITF] 16-08-2019


Canada
/ Ontario Labour readying to parade in Sarnia [The Observer] 17-08-2019 17 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
nemployment rate jumps in July as graduates enter the job market [CLB] 16-08-2019


Georgia
Worker Dies after Falling From Building under Construction in Bakuriani [Georgia Today] 17-08-2019 1 more labour news stories from Georgia today


Hong Kong
/ China China state media journalist attacked at airport protests [IFJ] 16-08-2019


Indonesia
Evidence of Systematic Wage Theft at BMI [IUF] 16-08-2019


Ireland
Seventh workplace death on the Irish docks in the last two years sparks calls for urgent action [ITF] 17-08-2019 7 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Japan
Third fatality in Tokyo 2020 construction process highlights dangers of heat stress [BWI] 16-08-2019


Korea (South)
/ Japan Zenroren joins KCTU against Abe [JoongAng Ilbo] 16-08-2019


Nigeria
Varsity workers begin one-week warning strike [The Sun] 17-08-2019


Qatar
Officials of two companies arrested over non-payment of salaries after peaceful strike by workers: GCO [The Peninsula] 17-08-2019


South Africa
Another year, another Marikana commemoration – but betrayal, neglect and injustice are still there [Daily Maverick] 17-08-2019 26 more labour news stories from South Africa today


UK
/ Scotland Hairmyres Hospital staff to take part in 24-hour strike [BBC] 17-08-2019 17 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
'There Is a Real Crisis': Domestic Workers Are In High Demand, but the Jobs Have Few Protections and Little Pay [Money] 17-08-2019 13 more labour news stories from USA today