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Iran Davoud Rafiei a Workers Rights Activist has been punished with 74 lashes in Iran [Libcom.org] 03-12-2020

Belarus Workers Mobilize to Resist Dictatorship [IUF]  ActNOW!  01-12-2020

Kyrgyzstan Stop pressure on trade unions [BWI]  ActNOW!  01-12-2020

Global Amazon - let workers unionise! [Amnesty International] 30-11-2020

Germany VIDEO Black Friday: Amazon workers in Germany go on strike [Euronews] 27-11-2020

India Public sector workers strike across the country [PSI] 26-11-2020

Iran Halt the execution of Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali [Education International] 26-11-2020

Global Join the twitter campaign for a World of Work free from Violence and Harassment [PSI] 25-11-2020

Global G20 Leaders’ Declaration Lacks Plans for Jobs and Social Protection [ITUC] 25-11-2020

China Workers in the Global South face unprecedented challenges in 2020 [China Labour Bulletin] 24-11-2020


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Today in Labour History


1866 United States of America The 10-hour day comes after a strike in the textiles industry in Fall River, Massachusetts.

1924 Tunisia Constitution of the CGTT, the first national trade union organization, is drafted by Mohamed Ali Hammi.

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Africa
U.S. Hersey Chocolate renegs on workers' premium pay [Africa News] 02-12-2020


Australia
Qantas ‘threw workers to the kerb’ [The Times] 03-12-2020 7 more labour news stories from Australia today


Belarus
The power of international trade union solidarity [LabourStart] 02-12-2020


Brazil
Children in Brazil found working for food delivery apps [Thomson Reuters] 03-12-2020


Canada
Federal economic update delivers some progress; much more needed [PSAC] 03-12-2020 21 more labour news stories from Canada today


Global
PSI campaigning to end Amazon’s tax dodging and mistreatment of workers [NUPGE] 03-12-2020 3 more labour news stories from Global today


India
When lawmakers exploit workers, can the law stop them? [Opendemocracy] 02-12-2020 3 more labour news stories from India today


Iran
Davoud Rafiei a Workers Rights Activist has been punished with 74 lashes in Iran [Libcom.org] 03-12-2020


Ireland
Extended working week for public service proposed in pay talks [irishtimes.com] 03-12-2020 7 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Korea (South)
Korean metalworkers' warning strike [IndustriALL] 02-12-2020


New Zealand
Union fights for better deal for Deane Apparel workers set to lose jobs close to Christmas [NZ Herald] 03-12-2020 5 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico 2021: A Shift in Perspective, A New Opposition [Nacla] 02-12-2020


South Africa
/ North West NUM members stage underground sit-in at Village Main Reef [Political Analysis] 03-12-2020 27 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Tunisia
Union win in Tunisia [IndustriALL] 03-12-2020


UK
Eight affiliated trade unions urge Labour to resolve Corbyn whip row [LabourList] 03-12-2020 13 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
The Teacher Strike: Conditions for Success [Dissent] 03-12-2020 26 more labour news stories from USA today


Zimbabwe
JAWUZ president eyes ZCTU post [The Mast] 03-12-2020 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today