Labour Herald – Issue No. 9

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

Argentina CTA’s Pablo Micheli postpones national strike [The Herald] 2013-05-10

Australia Julia Gillard’s insidious legacy is union restoration [The Australian] 2013-05-11 41 more labour news stories from Australia today

Bangladesh Miracle survivor found in factory rubble 17 days after factory collapse which killed more than 1000  ActNOW!  [AFP] 2013-05-11 20 more labour news stories fromBangladesh today

Cambodia 5000 strike at garment factory. Block roads [Phnom Penh Post] 2013-05-10 3 more labour news stories from Cambodiatoday

Canada Canada Treats Migrant Workers Horribly [VICE] 2013-05-10 23 more labour news stories from Canada today

China Police reaction to migrant worker’s death highlights social tensions in Beijing[China Labour Bulletin] 2013-05-10 1 more labour news stories from China today

Denmark Denmark – Matching skills to jobs[ILO] 2013-05-10

Egypt Mondelez looks to boost gum sales while it is stuck in the swamp of human rights abuses. [IUF] 2013-05-10 1 more labour news stories from Egypt today

Europe Black Sea action to target ‘sea of shame’ For more info [ITF] 2013-05-10

Fiji New dissident campaign says Fiji isn’t a tropical paradise For more info [Skift] 2013-05-11 2 more labour news stories from Fiji today

Germany Unions that built Germany eroded by rules buoying economy [Delaware Online] 2013-05-10

Global Rotterdam Convention in crisis, say civil society groups [Hazards magazine] 2013-05-10 4 more labour news stories from Globaltoday

Global Rotterdam Convention in crisis, say civil society groups [Hazards magazine] 2013-05-10 4 more labour news stories from Globaltoday

Greece Teachers eye strike as talks with government stall [ekathimerini] 2013-05-10

Hong Kong / China Dockers return to work amid post-strike dispute [South China Morning Post] 2013-05-10 2 more labour news stories from Hong Kong today

India / Tamil Nadu Dharna by port workers over privatisation move [The Hindu] 2013-05-1111 more labour news stories from India today

Indonesia 300 karyawan batu bara terancam PHK [Antaranews] 2013-05-10 3 more labour news stories from Indonesia today

Ireland Private coaches may not be able to carry overflow if Bus Eireann strike goes ahead [RTE] 2013-05-10 2 more labour news stories from Ireland today

Israel A wild West Bank for labor rights[Ha’aretz] 2013-05-10 1 more labour news stories from Israel today

Jamaica Strike off: Tanker drivers back on the road [Go Jamaica] 2013-05-10

Korea (North) KIC Life Receding as Workers Withdrawn [DailyNK] 2013-05-10 1 more labour news stories from Korea (North) today

Korea (South) Down on the ground, but still fighting [Hankyoreh] 2013-05-10

Kuwait Gvt decision to deport 100,00 expat workers criticised by union [Arabian Business] 2013-05-10

Lebanon Order of Nurses calls formproved working conditions and wages for nurses[Lebanon Daily Star] 2013-05-10

Mexico Reprisals and dismissals at Honda Mexico [IndustriALL Global Union] 2013-05-10

Nepal Impressions of Kathmandu: A determined youth [ILO] 2013-05-10 1 more labour news stories from Nepal today

New Zealand Unite Union-Protest at McDonalds Linwood [Unite Union-Sharna Butcher] 2013-05-11 7 more labour news stories from New Zealand today

Nigeria Maritime Workers Threaten To Shut Ports [The Observer] 2013-05-10

Philippines International Nurses’ Day: EU and ILO Manila promote decent work agenda for Filipino health professionals [ILO] 2013-05-10

Portugal Portuguese government cuts 30.000 jobs – Austerity a dead end street says EPSU[EPSU] 2013-05-10

Qatar / Canada Messing WIth Stephen Harper. Qatar’s Big Mistake? For more info [Huffington Post] 2013-05-10

South Africa Amcu crafts new shape of labour relations space [The Independent] 2013-05-10 17 more labour news stories from South Africatoday

Sweden Sweden tackles youth unemployment through jobs guarantees (Video) [ILO/Youtube] 2013-05-10

Switzerland / Global Improving working conditions in small and medium enterprises[ILO] 2013-05-10

Taiwan Local nurses earn average NT$41,878 per month: Taiwan Nurse Union [China Post] 2013-05-10

Tanzania Nurses’ Body Decries Acute Shortage of Medical Experts [Tanzania Daily News] 2013-05-10

Trinidad and Tobago Who have More Corn…[nwu] 2013-05-10

Tunisia Hiring of Tunisian Guest Workers Up 12 Percent in Four Months [TAP] 2013-05-10

Turkey Turkish Airlines backs down on red lipstick ban [Travel News] 2013-05-10 2 more labour news stories from Turkey today

UK Blacklisting demo at Big Lottery [GMB] 2013-05-10 8 more labour news stories fromUK today

USA / Michigan Activists call for $15 minimum wage in rauchous Detroit rally targeting McDonalds [] 2013-05-11 32 more labour news stories from USA today