Labour Herald – Issue No.102

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

Australia Sacked public servants ‘parked’ in new division and paid to show up [Fairfax Media] 2013-11-14 8 more labour news stories from Australia today

Cambodia Escalating violence against workers results in shooting [IndustriALL Global Union] 2013-11-14

Canada / Ontario BONFIELD Local 4616 NEEDS YOU! [CUPE] 2013-11-14 20 more labour news stories from Canada today

Chile ITUC, TUCA and CUT-Chile testified before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights [ITUC] 2013-11-13

Croatia Zagreb Airport employees announce imminent strike [] 2013-11-13

Fiji ILO wants to investigate claims of alleged harassment [Fiji Village] 2013-11-14 2 more labour news stories from Fiji today

Finland Airline strike could be largest ever[YLE News] 2013-11-13

Georgia Railway workers plan to go on strike[Trend] 2013-11-13

Ghana Workers of Volta Lake Transport on strike for nonpayment of salaries and alleged mismanagement [GBC] 2013-11-13 2 more labour news stories from Ghana today

India / Haryana Roadways employees strike hits transport services [PTI] 2013-11-13 3 more labour news stories from India today

Indonesia Second general strike [PolitikRakyat] 2013-11-13 3 more labour news stories fromIndonesia today

Ireland Service of remembrance for the 1913 Lockout [SIPTU] 2013-11-13 1 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Israel / Germany Marking Kristallnacht German trade union leader opposes West Bank boycott [Times of Israel] 2013-11-13

Japan Real ‘labor cops’ also deserve to get the star treatment [The Times] 2013-11-13

Korea (South) Court suspends disbandment of biggest teachers’ union [K. Herald] 2013-11-131 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Latin America / Colombia Nestle worker and union activist killed by paramilitary in western Colombia [Colombia Reports] 2013-11-13

Mexico / Canada La Sierrita members detained two days before hearing against Excellon[IndustriALL Global Union] 2013-11-14

New Zealand Strong measure needed to maintain jobs and services in Northland amalgamation plan [PSA] 2013-11-14 4 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Papua New Guinea Strike looms in PNG capital over corruption concerns [RNZI] 2013-11-13

Philippines PAL employees’ return lauded[The Standard] 2013-11-13 4 more labour news stories from Philippines today

Singapore Some 2,600 Employment Passes not renewed in first half of this year [ST] 2013-11-13 1 more labour news stories fromSingapore today

South Africa / Western Cape Farmworker strike declared illegal [The Times] 2013-11-13 20 more labour news stories from South Africatoday


UK Unite launches credit union scheme to take on ‘rip-off’ payday lenders [The Guardian] 2013-11-13 5 more labour news stories from UKtoday

USA Goodwill Industries spotlighted again for underpaying its disabled workers [Working In These Times] 2013-11-14 9 more labour news stories from USA today

Vietnam New Amnesty report highlights mistreatment of 28 year old labour activist Do Thi Minh Hanh [Amnesty International] 2013-11-13 0 more labour news stories from Vietnamtoday