Labour Herald – Issue No.101

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

Argentina Subte workers strike, Line A service halted [The Herald] 2013-11-03

Australia / Queensland AWU slams Queensland IR changes [AWU Queensland] 2013-11-04 28 more labour news stories fromAustralia today

Bahrain Human Rights campaign highlights nurse union leader jailed for defence of health worker rights [Front Line Defenders] 2013-11-03

Bulgaria Bulgaria’s Trade Unions: Time Is Not Ripe for Nationwide Strike [novinite.com] 2013-11-03

Burma Workers at industrial zones are ‘new era slaves’, report says [Mizzima] 2013-11-03

Cambodia Factory’s contracts seen as ‘test case’ for brands [Phnom Penh Post] 2013-11-041 more labour news stories from Cambodiatoday

Canada Share your unique perspective on the future of TV in Canada [CMG] 2013-11-03 7 more labour news stories from Canada today

Europe Why Scandinavian women make the rest of the world jealous [Reuters] 2013-11-03

France French minister: journalists shot to death in Mali [Jakarta Post] 2013-11-04

Ghana Looming nationwide strike: TUC has shown maturity – Baako [GhanaWeb] 2013-11-03

Global Surviving the post-employment economy [Aljazeera] 2013-11-04

India / Jammu and Kashmir Work on J&K tunnel suspended after workers, police clash[The Hindu] 2013-11-04 1 more labour news stories from India today

Indonesia Workers getting more education[Jakarta Post] 2013-11-04 5 more labour news stories from Indonesia today

Iran / Global ITF letter to Hassan Rouhani on Reza Shahabi For more info [Justice for Iranian Workers] 2013-11-03

Ireland Siptu bus workers’ vote on strike action ‘finely balanced’ [The Independent] 2013-11-03

Israel / Palestine Israeli Antiquities Authority to take on 13 Palestinian workers [WAC MAAN] 2013-11-03

Italy Bank Union plans first national strike in 13 years [Reuters] 2013-11-04 1 more labour news stories from Italy today

Japan Rhetoric Not Enough for Japan’s Working Women [The Diplomat] 2013-11-03

Kazakhstan Kazakh Lawyer Who Defended Striking Oil Workers Released From Forced Psychiatric Care [RFE/Radio Liberty] 2013-11-031 more labour news stories from Kazakhstantoday

Kenya Moi referral strike cancelled [The Star] 2013-11-03

Korea (North) / China NK Doctors Working in China [DailyNK] 2013-11-03

Korea (South) Int’l solidarity with KTU (#3)[CINA] 2013-11-04

Lebanon The quest for labor reform in Lebanon [albawaba] 2013-11-04

Middle East Unions and human rights groups say more must be done for domestic workers in the MidEast [Arabian Business] 2013-11-03

Nigeria Varsities Non-Academic Unions Want ASUU’s Agreement Dumped [allAfrica] 2013-11-03

Pakistan Exploitation: Workers will stage mass protest if demands not met [Labourwatch] 2013-11-03 5 more labour news stories fromPakistan today

Qatar Critics of Qatari policies on labor, sports target business interest [Hurriyet Daily News] 2013-11-04

Saudi Arabia Riyadh under fire at U.N. over women’s, migrant worker rights [Reuters] 2013-11-03

South Africa / Limpopo Union says begins strike at Northam Platinum [Reuters] 2013-11-04 3 more labour news stories from South Africa today

UK / India Unite accuses Tata steel of trying to ‘sack’ its way out of a downturn [Unite] 2013-11-03 4 more labour news stories from UKtoday

USA Guitar Center Workers In Las Vegas Vote To Unionize, Marking Third Union Win This Year [Huffington Post] 2013-11-04 15 more labour news stories from USA today