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USA US lawmakers press Amazon to do more to protect its workers: 14 facilities now affected [CNET] 29-03-2020

Italy Covid-19: labour movement struggles to institute social distance between capital's needs and people's health in Italy [Global Labour University] 27-03-2020

Morocco / Palestine Educators in Morocco and Palestine donate wages to COVID-19 solidarity fund [EI] 27-03-2020

Global COVID-19 and the world of work: Impact and policy responses [ILO] 25-03-2020

Global Defending agricultural workers, in a pandemic and beyond [IUF] 25-03-2020

Global COVID-19 - an existential crisis for the garment industry [IndustriALL] 24-03-2020

Italy Dispatch from Italy: Class Struggle in the Time of Coronavirus [Labour Notes] 22-03-2020

Iran Teacher unionist Esmail Abdi released from jail [Education International] 22-03-2020

France Pressure on Amazon workers 'unacceptable' amid lockdown [The Financial Post] 20-03-2020

Canada How many health care workers will die? [RadioLabour] 20-03-2020


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Australia
Australia to subsidise wages of up to 6m workers in $130bn coronavirus plan [The Guardian] 30-03-2020 24 more labour news stories from Australia today


Bangladesh
Sylhet tea workers go on work abstention amid Covid-19 fear [Dhaka Tribune] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Bangladesh today


Brazil
For the Brazilian people, Bolsonaro is as dangerous as COVID-19 [Equal Times] 30-03-2020


Cambodia
Cambodian garment workers strike over unpaid wages amid COVID-19 outbreak [Globalvoices] 30-03-2020


Canada
Ottawa releases migrant farm worker COVID-19 guidelines [The Standard] 30-03-2020 46 more labour news stories from Canada today


Eritrea
/ Canada Eritreans hopeful after ‘historic’ Canadian ruling [New Frame] 29-03-2020


Europe
ETUC reveals measures won by unions to protect jobs and wages across Europe [ETUC] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Europe today


France
France's Renault puts Paris white collar staff on partial unemployment [CNA] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from France today


Ghana
Coronavirus: Comply with partial lockdown directive - GUTA tells members [Ghanaweb] 30-03-2020 4 more labour news stories from Ghana today


Global
How Employers Are Taking Care Of Their Workers During COVID-19 [Ad Exchanger] 30-03-2020 7 more labour news stories from Global today


India
/ Uttar Pradesh COVID-19: Migrant workers sprayed with disinfectant in Uttar Pradesh [Pune Mirror] 30-03-2020 3 more labour news stories from India today


Indonesia
Foreign worker killed, two others severely injured in Freeport shooting [JP] 30-03-2020 8 more labour news stories from Indonesia today


Ireland
Coronavirus: Creches under pressure could receive fast-tracked financial support [Irish Times] 30-03-2020 3 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
/ Global The shortage of ventilators in Israel is liable to increase the number of victims of COVID-19 [Davar] 30-03-2020 2 more labour news stories from Israel today


Namibia
More than 600 workers expected to be sent home at Oshana mall [namibian.com.na] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Namibia today


New Zealand
Covid 19 coronavirus: Air New Zealand slashes jobs, Greg Foran lays it on the line [NZ Herald] 30-03-2020 2 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


Pakistan
Tripartite mechanism activated to mitigate impact of COVID-19 lockdown on workers [The News] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today


Papua New Guinea
4,000 nurses to strike over Covid-19 readiness [The Guardian] 30-03-2020


Romania
COVID-19: restrictions on access to information in Romania [EFJ] 30-03-2020


Singapore
Coronavirus: 70 healthcare workers dedicate the song Home to all Singaporeans [ST] 30-03-2020 2 more labour news stories from Singapore today


South Africa
Employees shouldn’t use annual leave during coronavirus lockdown: Department of Labour [BusinessLIVE] 30-03-2020 25 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Spain
Health workers and unions at Madrid’s Ifema field hospital: “It’s a disaster” [El Pais] 30-03-2020


Thailand
Emergency Law will further erode press freedom [IFJ] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Thailand today


Trinidad and Tobago
Hilton to lay-off staff from tomorrow [Trinidad Guardian] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Trinidad and Tobago today


Turkey
/ Global Corona cases surge as anger grows among workers [wsws] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Turkey today


Uganda
Health workers likelihood to get infected is high [New Vision] 30-03-2020 1 more labour news stories from Uganda today


UK
RCM makes plea to NHS leaders to protect funding for pregnant women [Union News] 30-03-2020 25 more labour news stories from UK today


Ukraine
COVID-19: Ukrainian journalist attacked while investigating sale of protective masks [EFJ] 30-03-2020


USA
/ Michigan Detroit Bus Drivers Win Protections Against Virus Through Strike [Labor Notes] 30-03-2020 28 more labour news stories from USA today


Venezuela
Govt Suspends Rent Payments, Protects Wages as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 77 [Venezuela Analysis] 30-03-2020


Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe health workers demand PPE and water [PSI website] 30-03-2020 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today