Labour Herald – Issue No.65

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

Australia ASU backs United Voice equal pay claim for childcare workers [ASU ] 2013-08-2733 more labour news stories from Australiatoday

Bahrain 500 Asian guest workers strike after suicide of colleague [Gulf Daily News] 2013-08-26

Bangladesh Indefinite transport strike begins in Khulna division [The Tribune] 2013-08-26

Cambodia Gvt eyes boosting minimum wages for garment and footwear workers next year[Phnom Penh Post] 2013-08-27 1 more labour news stories from Cambodia today

Canada Countdown to Labour Day [ACTRA] 2013-08-27 12 more labour news stories fromCanada today

China / USA Western Union refuses China Labor Watch’s request to wire money to China[China Labor Watch] 2013-08-27 1 more labour news stories from China today

Egypt Egypts Mahalla textile workers on strike again [El_Ahram] 2013-08-27 5 more labour news stories from Egypt today

Fiji Inmates in demand in cane fields as strike threatens [The Times] 2013-08-26 5 more labour news stories from Fiji today

Hong Kong Tsuen Wan construction workers strike over late penalty [South China Morning Post] 2013-08-26

India / Maharashtra Auto cos like M&M, Maruti & others try to keep employees’ morale up in hard times [Economic Times] 2013-08-27 11 more labour news stories from India today

Ireland Unions battle for right to negotiate on Dublin Lockout anniversary [Registration required] [FT] 2013-08-26 1 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Israel Non-medical staffers at two Hadassah hospitals to apply sanctions Tuesday[Jerusalem Post] 2013-08-27 2 more labour news stories from Israel today

Korea (South) [8.26] ‘VICTORY!’… after 6 years of street protest & 202 days of BELL TOWER (sit-in)STRUGGLE!! [CINA] 2013-08-26 3 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

Mexico ITUC, IndustriALL meet with Mexican President [IndustriALL Global Union] 2013-08-262 more labour news stories from Mexico today

New Zealand John Minto for mayor: We need Kiwi socialism [Fightback] 2013-08-27 4 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria Health workers meet ministers Monday, may call off strike [The Guardian] 2013-08-26

Pakistan 62 house officers sacked: YDA announces three-day partial strike at LGH[Labour Watch] 2013-08-26 4 more labour news stories from Pakistan today

Palestine IFJ Condemns Closure of Gaza News Agencies [IFJ] 2013-08-26 1 more labour news stories from Palestine today

Solomon Islands Up to 500 Solomons teachers still owed relevelling dues [RNZI] 2013-08-27

South Africa Satawu rejects last minute wage offer [Eyewitness News] 2013-08-27 44 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Trinidad and Tobago Electrician, steel company disagree after injury on job [Trinidad Express] 2013-08-26

Turkey Hike on mint workers’ wage may end strike [Hurriyet] 2013-08-26

UK Unions urge bosses to keep deadly choppers grounded [Morning Star] 2013-08-26

USA / Washington Working more than 50 hours a week may harm your health [Economic Times] 2013-08-27 23 more labour news stories from USA today

Venezuela Diana Industries Workers Claim Victory in Struggle vs. Managerial “Imposition” [Venezuelanalysis] 2013-08-26 1 more labour news stories from Venezuelatoday