Labour Herald – Issue No.99

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

Australia / New South Wales False hope on Electrolux cuts no ice with AWU [Central Western Daily] 2013-10-26 10 more labour news stories from Australia today

Bangladesh Minimum-Wage Hike Won’t Appease Workers [In These Times] 2013-10-26

Canada / Ontario Rollbacks: How Does It Make You Feel?  ActNOW!  [USW] 2013-10-27 21 more labour news stories from Canada today

Cyprus Some municipal workers to go on strike [The Mail] 2013-10-26

India / Kerala Port, dock workers sign new wage settlement [Business Line] 2013-10-26 5 more labour news stories from India today

Indonesia Government braces for nationwide labor protests [The Post] 2013-10-26

Ireland Fears of new strike as Dublin Bus drivers split over cost-cut plan [The Independent] 2013-10-26

Korea (South) Ministry of Labor has become the ‘Ministry of Employers’ [Hankyoreh] 2013-10-27 1 more labour news stories from Korea (South) today

New Zealand Auckland McDonalds blockaded in pay and homophobia dispute [libcom] 2013-10-26

Nigeria Maritime Workers Have Not Been Paid For Eight Months Now [Spy Ghana] 2013-10-261 more labour news stories from Nigeria today

Portugal Demonstrators protest crisis cuts[Channel News Asia] 2013-10-27

Qatar / Global Draconian employment laws pose even more problems for FIFA [Yahoo News] 2013-10-26

Sri Lanka Trade Union Front urges President’s intervention [The Island] 2013-10-26

Trinidad and Tobago NWU CONDEMNS MASS FIRING OF NP WORKERS [national workers union] 2013-10-26 3 more labour news stories from Trinidad and Tobago today

UK Trainees are charged hefty fees to work for Ryanair [Observer] 2013-10-27

USA McDonald’s helpline tells employee to apply for food stamps [The Globe and Mail] 2013-10-27 27 more labour news stories fromUSA today