Labour Herald – Issue No.61

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

Australia / Queensland Queensland Rural and Remote Health Service Framework [QNU] 2013-08-19 21 more labour news stories fromAustralia today

Bangladesh Millions of brick workers face harsh conditions [Daily Mail] 2013-08-19 4 more labour news stories from Bangladesh today

Canada / Ontario ETFO not pushing for ban on cell phones in classrooms: Hamilton rep[CBC] 2013-08-18 6 more labour news stories from Canada today

Egypt ANHRI Condemn Assaulting ‘Suez Steel’ Sit-in By Force [ANHRI] 2013-08-18 1 more labour news stories from Egypt today

Fiji Probe into sugar mill workplace death begins [FIji Times] 2013-08-18

French Polynesia Deal signed to end French Polynesia port strike [RNZI] 2013-08-19

India / Maharashtra Mathadi workers withdraw strike [TNN] 2013-08-19 15 more labour news stories from India today

Ireland Siptu warns over further Dublin Bus strike [The Times] 2013-08-18 1 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Korea (South) [8.18] ‘Migrant Workers’ Day of Struggle’ [CINA] 2013-08-19

Nepal GEFONT Dolakha District committee meeting concludes [GEFONT] 2013-08-18 2 more labour news stories from Nepal today

Nigeria No going back on strike, say UNIJOS teachers [The Guardian] 2013-08-18

Pakistan Trade unions iterate pledge for an ‘egalitarian’ Pakistan [Labour Watch] 2013-08-18

South Africa Vavi reveals secret report used to ‘assassinate’ him [The Mail and Guardian] 2013-08-18 2 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Sri Lanka / New Zealand Fonterra rejects Sri Lanka union chemical claim [AAP] 2013-08-19

Trinidad and Tobago 40 suspended at NP but stations still getting fuel [Trinidad Express] 2013-08-18

Tunisia UGTT Driven Dialogue Initiative Fails Between Staunch Secularists And Stubborn Islamists [Tunis Times] 2013-08-19

UK Rain on the parade – threat to Durham Miners’ Gala [Big Issue in the North magazine ] 2013-08-18 6 more labour news stories fromUK today

USA / New York City contractor that cheated workers out of $600,000 agrees to pay back wages [NYDaily News] 2013-08-19 17 more labour news stories from USA today

Vietnam 2,000 workers on strike, asking for explanation of food maggot [Tuoi Tre News] 2013-08-18 0 more labour news stories fromVietnam today