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South Africa Hundreds of Thousands of Workers Set to Take Part in General Strike in South Africa on February 24 [NewsClick] 24-02-2021

Myanmar General strike as crowds push for 'five twos revolution' [The Guardian] 23-02-2021

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1943 Italy The strike at FIAT that marked the beginning of the end for Mussolini starts. Within a week over 100,000 workers were on strike and the armed resistance had begun.[more]

1984 United Kingdom 6,000 miners went on strike at Cottonwood Colliery starting the great UK miners strike. They were joined by the majority of workers in the industry in opposition to pit closures, but their eventual defeat marked a damaging blow for working class power.


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Afghanistan
Three woman media workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan [AP] 04-03-2021


Australia
Unions: Aged care system needs radical overhaul [Green Left Weekly] 04-03-2021 4 more labour news stories from Australia today


Brazil
Persistence of slave labor exposes lawlessness of Amazon gold mines [Mongabay] 04-03-2021


Canada
Linda Silas ends CLC bid [CFNU] 04-03-2021 26 more labour news stories from Canada today


China
/ Global Showtime for Xi as China's annual Congress opens [POLITICO] 04-03-2021


Colombia
Sintracarbón fights for 450 jobs at Cerrejón, Colombia [IndustriALL] 04-03-2021


Europe
Apply to join online training to improve media reporting on Muslims and Islam [EFJ] 04-03-2021


Finland
Local agreements on pay in the technology industry [Trade Union News from Finland] 04-03-2021


Georgia
Another trade union school was launched in Batumi, Adjara region. [GTUC] 04-03-2021


Global
IndustriALL, ITF and TUAC urge action on export credit to revive global economy [IndustriALL] 04-03-2021


Hong Kong
Trade unionists under fire [CLB] 04-03-2021 1 more labour news stories from Hong Kong today


India
/ Karnataka Toyota Kirloskar Motors asks Bidadi plant workers to return to work; union to continue stir [Moneycontrol News] 04-03-2021 3 more labour news stories from India today


Netherlands
Sex workers protest asking government to let them get back to work [Yahoo] 04-03-2021


New Zealand
Covid-19 coronavirus: Frontline MIQ workers share experiences earning minimum wage while carrying the burden of the nation [NZ Herald] 04-03-2021 5 more labour news stories from New Zealand today


South Africa
Putco, Numsa manage to stave off 200 retrenchments [The Citizen] 05-03-2021 12 more labour news stories from South Africa today


UK
Win! Hestia pays London Living Wage after Unite campaign [Union News] 04-03-2021 13 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
/ Colorado RTW defeated 2 states [Ucommblog] 04-03-2021 3 more labour news stories from USA today


Zambia
Zambian mineworkers protest delays in redundancy payments [IndustriALL] 04-03-2021 0 more labour news stories from Zambia today