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Taking matters into their own hands

Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within, official trade unions. Tim Pringle reports.…

  • Mon Sep 19 05:55:05 2016
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Myth 8: Organized labour is regressive

David Ransom argues that the opposite is actually true.…

  • Tue Sep 6 07:43:15 2016
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Faith and fight in the battle to save the NHS

Vanessa Baird reports from Manchester, where 50,000 hit the streets in a bid to save the National Health Service from those determined to kill it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Digital work marketplaces impose a new balance of power

Can we reverse the diminishing power of workers in a world of hyper-geographically mobile work? asks Mark Graham.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A day for Osanloo

The bus drivers of Tehran are one of the medal winners in New Internationalist's Human Rights Olympics.The medals have been awarded to inspirational groups around the worldwho are struggling for human rights in their fullest sense. In theonline magazine you can find a brief background to their extraordinary three-year struggle to set up an independent trade union.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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China arms ship: union says ‘return to China only option’

This is a press release from the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), dated 22 April 2008.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another Guatemalan banana union leader shot dead

On March 2nd, Guatemalan banana union leader, Miguel Angel Ramirez ofSITRABANSUR, was shot dead. SITRABANSUR, which is affiliated to BananaLinks Guatemala partner union UNSITRAGUA, was founded by Miguel Ramirezand his fellow workers at the 'Olga Maria' plantation in the PacificSouth of Guatemala in July 2007. Since then SITRABANSUR members havebeen harassed and threatened by private security hired by the company-Frutera Internacional Sociedad Anónima, supplier to Chiquita Brands-and 24 union…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blacklisted: The Full Story

Blacklisted gives the full story behind the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies used to keep union activists away from work.…

  • Wed Sep 28 04:12:18 2016
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Labour rights boost for Egypt

The inclusion of a union leader in the new cabinet bodes well, reports Public Services International.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Turkish authorities target trade unions

Protesters have taken to the streets of Istanbul after dozens are imprisoned during a major police crackdown on union activists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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