Labour herald – Issue No.85

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

American Samoa / USA Civil Servants in American Samoa still at work despite federal shutdown [RNZI] 2013-10-04

Australia / Western Australia Record fines for illegal strike at Woodsides’ LNG project [The Australian] 2013-10-03 1 more labour news stories from Australia today

Bangladesh Workers press for higher pay [The Times] 2013-10-03

Botswana Nurses strike looming? [The Gazette] 2013-10-03

Canada / Yukon Yukon temporary worker happy Ottawa strike is over [CBC] 2013-10-0331 more labour news stories from Canadatoday

Colombia Trade unionist murdered on 27 September [ITUC] 2013-10-04

Cyprus Hasikos says Kofinou slaughterhouse must close [The Mail] 2013-10-03

Egypt Is Egypt heading for an anti-labour constitution? [Al-Ahram] 2013-10-03

Europe 10th October is the date set aside for a Europe-wide Air Traffic Control Strike [The Leader] 2013-10-03

Fiji Public service unions make claim as test of constitution [Radio New Zealand International] 2013-10-03 5 more labour news stories fromFiji today

Finland Thai berry pickers remain outside agreements and unprotected [Trade Union News from Finland] 2013-10-03

French Polynesia Health fears for workers to be sent to French Polynesia nuke test site[Radio New Zealand International] 2013-10-03

Ghana Local gov’t workers warming up for strike action [Spy Ghana] 2013-10-03

Global PSI delegates bring solidarity message to UN Staff unions  ActNOW!  [PSI] 2013-10-032 more labour news stories from Global today

Hong Kong Workers at Swire Beverages strike over increased workload [The South China Morning Post] 2013-10-03

India / Tamil Nadu 108 Ambulance staff threaten to go on indefinite strike [The Hindu] 2013-10-03 3 more labour news stories fromIndia today

Ireland Realignment of unions must defeat ‘silo mentality’ [Registration required] [IRN] 2013-10-04 7 more labour news stories fromIreland today

Israel Kamada workers walk off production lines [Haaretz] 2013-10-03 5 more labour news stories from Israel today

Korea 진주의료원 강제퇴원환자 ‘고통 극심’ [보건의료노조] 2013-10-03

Mexico Labor Shorts: Tri-National Solidarity Alliance Plans Actions for the Coming Year[mexican labor news and analysis vol 18 no 7] 2013-10-03 6 more labour news stories fromMexico today

Namibia RA employees down tools [The New Era] 2013-10-03 1 more labour news stories from Namibia today

New Zealand CTU president stands by call for ACC minister to resign [Radio New Zealand] 2013-10-03 10 more labour news stories fromNew Zealand today

Nigeria Postal Workers Protest Non-payment of Special Allowances [This Day] 2013-10-03 2 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Norway Norvège: les syndicats font «de la surveillance» [La Presse] 2013-10-03

Panama Strike continues , health workers deny political agenda [Newsroom Panama] 2013-10-03

Qatar Will FIFA blow the whistle on Qatar?[Equal Times] 2013-10-03 1 more labour news stories from Qatar today

South Africa End in sight to motor industry strike [SABC] 2013-10-03 2 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Spain Jobless rate rises again after six months of falls [Times Union] 2013-10-03

UK NUJ welcomes committee recommendations on copyright [NUJ] 2013-10-04 9 more labour news stories from UK today

USA The Lost Decades[] 2013-10-04 28 more labour news stories from USA today

Venezuela Strikes Continue at Sidor[Venezuelanalysis] 2013-10-03

Zambia ZULAWU vows to continue with strike over salary arrears [The Post] 2013-10-03 0 more labour news stories from Zambia today