Labour Herald – Issue No.103

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

Australia National Accounts figures a warning to Government that now is not the time to slash and burn [ACTU] 2013-12-04 30 more labour news stories from Australia today

Brazil FIFA must stop sacrificing construction workers’ lives [BWI] 2013-12-03

Canada / Saskatchewan Impact of PotashCorp layoffs felt across central Saskatchewan[Unifor] 2013-12-04 24 more labour news stories from Canada today

Chile New national industrial union takes shape in Chile [IndustriALL Global Union] 2013-12-04

Egypt Workers at Egyptian iron and steel plant go on strike [El-Ahram] 2013-12-04 3 more labour news stories from Egypt today

Fiji Minimum wage proposal yet to be submitted [Fiji Live] 2013-12-03

Finland Akava members show signs they are willing to retire later [Trade Union News from Finland] 2013-12-03 1 more labour news stories from Finland today

Global ITF and UITP unite with a vision to promote the development of public transport worldwide in the medium- and long-term [ITF news] 2013-12-03 1 more labour news stories from Global today

Haiti Rampant wage theft at foreign factories in Haiti [IPS] 2013-12-03

India Health advocates call on Indian government to end all use of asbestos[Hazards magazine] 2013-12-03

Iran Labour activist Hosseiny summoned to court again [Radio Zamaneh] 2013-12-03

Ireland ASTI responds to Department statement on supervision and substitution[ASTI] 2013-12-04 6 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Israel Court freezes Hadera-Paper plant dismissals until Dec. 10 [Ynet News] 2013-12-03 2 more labour news stories from Israeltoday

Kenya Kenyan civil service union threatens new year’s strike over wages [African Review] 2013-12-03

Korea (South) Ten years ago: Migrant Workers Sit-in Struggle in Seoul… (#2) [CINA] 2013-12-03 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Libya Army tells oil workers to end strike – with no conditions [The National ] 2013-12-03

New Zealand Forestry deaths demand an enquiry [Fairfax media] 2013-12-04 10 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Norway Which collective agreement shall apply in Risavika [Industri Energi] 2013-12-04

Qatar Migrant workers are little better than slaves [Digital Journal] 2013-12-04 4 more labour news stories from Qatar today

Solomon Islands Saving Children From Loggers [Inter-Press Service] 2013-12-03

South Africa / Gauteng COSATU press statement on the campaign against e-tolls[Cosatu] 2013-12-03 13 more labour news stories from South Africa today

UK Higher education strike – voices from the picket line [UNISON] 2013-12-03 13 more labour news stories from UK today

Ukraine Ukraine: call for restraint and inclusive democracy [ITUC] 2013-12-04

USA / Illinois House debate begins on pension overhaul [Times Union] 2013-12-04 25 more labour news stories from USA today