Labour Herald – Issue No.87

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

Australia No code of practice for workplace bullying but hope remains [SafetyAtWorkBlog] 2013-10-16 37 more labour news stories fromAustralia today

Bangladesh Garment factory workers detain boss until he pays bonus  ActNOW!  [Chicago Tribune] 2013-10-15 1 more labour news stories from Bangladesh today

Bulgaria Bulgarian Trade Unions Demand Discussion on Planned Possible Layoffs[novinite.com] 2013-10-15

Cambodia Undercover cop beaten up at Teacher Union protest now identified [Phnom Penh Post] 2013-10-15 1 more labour news stories from Cambodia today

Canada / Ontario CUPE 5088 to meet Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley in mediation [CUPE] 2013-10-15 21 more labour news stories from Canada today

Cuba Workers Advocate a More Active Role of Labor Movement in Country’s Development[Cadena Agramonte] 2013-10-15

Fiji Smaller Fiji businesses expected to struggle with minimum wage [RNZI] 2013-10-16 3 more labour news stories from Fiji today

Finland Air traffic controllers threaten go-slow[YLE News] 2013-10-15

France National strike over pensions [The Connexion] 2013-10-15

French Polynesia Tahiti hospital strike seemingly unresolved [RNZI] 2013-10-16

Global Unions continue to put UN under fire for not respecting workers’ rights [Equal Times] 2013-10-15

India SEBI introduces paternity, child care leave for staff [PTI] 2013-10-15 2 more labour news stories from India today

Israel Eini to Discuss Layoffs with Worker C’tees, Teva Chief [Arutz 7] 2013-10-15 5 more labour news stories from Israel today

Korea (South) Another aerial protest by laborers [Hankyoreh] 2013-10-15

Malta MUBE accuses HSBC [Malta Independent] 2013-10-15

New Zealand Fishing industry under spotlight at major international union meeting on Asia Pacific fishing industry [Voxy] 2013-10-16 3 more labour news stories from New Zealandtoday

Nigeria ASUU strike: Lecturers vow to continue strike, rebuffs govt’s ‘no work, no pay’ rule [The Daily Post] 2013-10-15 1 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Pakistan Attack on journalist in Pakistan’s Abbottabad City condemned [IFJ] 2013-10-15

Palestine How does Palestine’s economy work? [The Guardian] 2013-10-15 1 more labour news stories from Palestine today

Qatar Trade Union Leaders Urge FIFA To “Put Pressure On Qatar Over Labour-Abuse At Construction Sites [Inside Futbol] 2013-10-15 1 more labour news stories from Qatar today

South Africa Times Media to cut jobs[Business Report] 2013-10-15 16 more labour news stories from South Africa today

Tunisia UGTT says final political talks to happen after this week’s Eid al-Adha holiday[Tunisia Live] 2013-10-15 1 more labour news stories from Tunisia today

UK Zero-hours contracts [GLC] 2013-10-15 7 more labour news stories from UK today

USA Organizing for the long haul: salting To the rescue? [Talking Union] 2013-10-15 10 more labour news stories from USA today

Zambia Shoprite workers strike [The Times] 2013-10-15 0 more labour news stories fromZambia today