Labour Struggles: 12 April 2018

12 April 2018

Today’s news

Africa / Asia / Caribbean / Central America /Europe / Middle East / South America


Australia
 ACTU bid for 1970s-style industrial relations system [Registration required] [The Australian] 12-04-2018   2 more labour news stories from Australia today


Brazil
 Education unions mobilised for democracy [EDUCATIONAL INTERNATIONAL] 12-04-2018   1 more labour news stories from Brazil today


Cambodia
 BWI calls for charges against Tola Mouen to be dropped [BWI] 11-04-2018  


Canada
 / Ontario Court Decision Favouring Uber Threatens Workplace Rights [Cision] 11-04-2018   14 more labour news stories from Canada today


Chile
 LATAM Workers Strike Causes Delays[Airline Geeks] 11-04-2018  


Europe
 Europe’s culture & creative sectors call for boost in EU budget for culture [UNI Global Union] 11-04-2018   2 more labour news stories from Europe today


France
 Macron locked in an ‘existential battle’ against trade unions, strategist says[CNBC] 11-04-2018   3 more labour news stories from France today


Germany
 Airports Targeted in Widening Public Workers’ Strikes [Bloomberg] 11-04-2018  1 more labour news stories from Germany today


India
 Government, trade union talks fail to avert proposed Coal India strike [Mining Weekly] 11-04-2018  


Iran
 Failure on Workers’ Rights [INU] 11-04-2018  


Iraq
 Iraqi electricity workers fight precarious work [IndustriALL] 11-04-2018  


Ireland
 Delivery driver whose kegs were stolen after he got a bike from a skip awarded €5k over his dismissal [The Journal] 11-04-2018   4 more labour news stories from Ireland today


Israel
 / Global The Histadrut’s new unionization drive in the service of Netanyahu [WAC – Maan] 11-04-2018  


Korea (South)
 [4.11] Hyundai/Kia Motors’ non-regular workers were attacked again! [CINA] 11-04-2018  


Mexico
 Some 65,000 Union Members to Protest Double Trailers [TeleSUR] 11-04-2018  1 more labour news stories from Mexico today


Nepal
 Province ministers request for foreign labour offices http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-04-10/province-ministers-request-for-foreign-labour-offices [The kathmandu post] 12-04-2018 


New Zealand
 L’Oreal shows businesses how it’s done – union [Voxy] 11-04-2018   2 more labour news stories from New Zealandtoday


Poland
 Stockist’s workers mull strike over pay[Kallanish] 11-04-2018  


Saint Lucia
 From cardboard to plastics – threat of job losses looms over workers in Saint Lucia [IndustriALL] 11-04-2018  


Serbia
 No discrimination against women in Serbia: Support Danka Simic [BWI] 11-04-2018 


South Africa
 Allowing workers to ‘opt out’ of NMW rejected with contempt [Politics Web] 11-04-2018   10 more labour news stories from South Africa today


Turkey
 International solidarity with the DHL Express strike Image [uidder.org] 11-04-2018  1 more labour news stories from Turkeytoday


UK
 / Russia NUJ statement on Russian journalists entering Salisbury hospital without permission [NUJ] 11-04-2018   17 more labour news stories from UK today


USA
 / Tennessee Building Bridges: Rekindling the Revolutionary King’s Ideas and Activism on this 50th Year Since his Martyrdom! For more info [WBAI Radio] 12-04-2018   30 more labour news stories from USA today


Venezuela
 Construction Collective Bargaining Agreement extended [BWI] 11-04-2018   0 more labour news stories from Venezuela today

ICR Staff Reporter

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