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Belarus / Global IFJ and EFJ demand immediate release of Andrei Alexandrov and other journalists imprisoned [IFJ] 15-01-2021

Global 2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour [ILO] 15-01-2021

USA AFL-CIO proposes Workers First agenda to the new Biden administration and congress [AFL-CIO] 14-01-2021

Cambodia Educators join global trade union wave of solidarity with union leader Rong Chhun [Education International] 13-01-2021

Cambodia Global unions demand immediate unconditional release of Rong Chhun [ITUC] 13-01-2021

India Joint platform of 10 central trade unions boycott the tripartite stakeholder meeting called by labour ministry [ET Bureau] 12-01-2021

Zimbabwe Workers under siege, claims Global Report [Bulawayo24 News] 12-01-2021

Turkey / Global 1000 days of fighting for union rights at #Cargill Turkey [IUF] 11-01-2021

Hong Kong / China Arrest of activists seriously violates fundamental human rights [ITUC] 08-01-2021

USA Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists: A message from CWA President Chris Shelton [CWA] 08-01-2021


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1979 Iran The Shah of Iran flees into exile after months of protests which included strikes by unions and leftwing groups.[more]

1997 India Trade union leader, Dutta Samant was assassinated. He had led 300,000 mill workers in a year-long strike in 1982 in Mumbai.


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Afghanistan
Journalist murdered on the first day of 2021 [IFJ] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Afghanistan today


Australia
Shearers deserve long overdue award rate rise [AWU] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Australia today


Belarus
/ Global IFJ and EFJ demand immediate release of Andrei Alexandrov and other journalists imprisoned [IFJ] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Belarus today


Canada
Labour College of Canada announces partnership with Brock University [CLC] 15-01-2021 11 more labour news stories from Canada today


Europe
New reports highlight journalists’ ethical challenges in the digital age and need for enhanced dialogue with media councils [EFJ] 15-01-2021


France
Unions prepare to mobilise in face of uncertainty caused by COVID-19 [Education International] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from France today


Germany
Unions call for government clarity and laud work of education staff in remote education [Education International] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Germany today


Global
Will 2021 Bring Positive Change for Working-Class People? [Working-Class Perspectives] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Global today


Ireland
Financial union criticises refusal by Government to make face coverings mandatory for customers [RTÉ] 15-01-2021 10 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Jordan
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Malaysia
/ Canada Hidden camera reveals 'appalling' conditions in overseas PPE factory supplying Canadian hospitals, expert says [CBC] 15-01-2021


Pakistan
PEMRA suspends 24NewsHD’s satellite broadcast [IFJ] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Pakistan today


South Africa
/ Mpumalanga NUM shocked by sudden passing away of its NE Deputy Secretary [NUM] 15-01-2021 6 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Turkey
Four journalists detained after reporting on alleged torture [IFJ] 15-01-2021 1 more labour news stories from Turkey today


UK
/ Ireland / Northern Ireland Coronavirus: Moy Park firms to introduce rapid testing [RTÉ] 15-01-2021 13 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ New York Hunts Point Market workers threaten strike over wage dispute [CBS] 15-01-2021 9 more labour news stories from USA today


Zimbabwe
Court bars recognized lawyer from representing jailed journalist [IFJ] 15-01-2021 0 more labour news stories from Zimbabwe today