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Turkey: 14 union leaders face prison

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with the International Transport Workers …

Samworth Brothers: Reinstate Kumaran, recognise the union

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with the Bakers Food & Allied Workers Union, the …

Nigeria: Government must intervene to support sacked dockworkers

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Hungary: Public sector union leaders sacked in unprecedented attack

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with MASZSZ, the largest Hungarian trade union …

Yemen: DNO must pay its workers

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with IndustriALL Global Union representing 50 …

Brazil: Stop attacks on union at University of São Paulo

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with CSP Conlutas, a Brazilian national trade union …

Strikes show contempt says Downing Street

<b>A series of strikes called ahead of Christmas show "contempt" for ordinary people and are "completely unacceptable", the government said.</b><p>Prime Minister Theresa May called for all parties to sit around a table and settle their disputes.<p>The comments come at the start of a week of industrial action. …

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Continued rights abuses by the Citra Mina Group, the Philippine's second-largest tuna exporter, have resulted in another worker death. In May and …

UK: Deliveroo must recognise the union

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Nicaragua: Stop criminalizing labour protest, drop the charges

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In Partnership with IndustriALL, which represents 50 million …

Southern drivers' strike to go ahead after court ruling

<b>A series of strikes by train drivers on the Southern rail network will go ahead next week after a judge backed planned action by the Aslef union.</b><p>The High Court rejected an argument from Southern's parent company, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), that the action would breach customers' rights.<p>The …

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Kazakhstan: Save the independent trade union centre from forced dissolution

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Up to one million workers and citizens rallied in the Korean capitol Seoul in a national Peoples Rally November 12 to demand the immediate …

Iran: Freedom for teacher union leader Esmail Abdi

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with the Education International, a global union …

Iran continues to imprison trade unionists

As IndustriALL welcomes its first affiliated trade union from Iran, the country’s government continues to imprison labour leaders for their …

More than 300 workers set to strike at Fujitsu over gender pay gap row

More than 300 Manchester workers at IT giant Fujitsu - who claim women are paid far less than men - are set to strike for three days over an alleged …

Two labor Activists Were Sentenced to 22 Years of Imprisonment in Iran - National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

Published on 18 October 2016.<p>NCRI- On 15th October 2016, the lawyer of the two labor activists announced that each of them was sentenced to 11 years …

Harvard Reaches Formal Agreement with Graduate Student Union Effort, Schedules Union Election | News | The Harvard Crimson

<b>UPDATED: October 19, 2016, at 1:22 a.m.</b><p>Harvard graduate students moved one step closer to unionizing after reaching an agreement with the University …

Turkey: Press freedom is essential for democracy, set journalism free!

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>Hundreds of journalists have been arrested, sacked and harassed …

Latin American Herald Tribune - Hundreds of Taiwanese Flight Attendants Pelt Airline Office with Eggs

TAIPEI – Hundreds of China Airlines flight attendants on Friday pelted the airline’s Taipei headquarters with eggs as they accused CAL of failing to …

Striking Harvard dining hall workers arrested amid protest over pay

Hundreds gather in Harvard Square as protesters call for better wages and healthcare, prompting plans for a student walkout in solidarity<p>Four hundred people gathered in Harvard Square on Friday, cheering as 11 protesting dining hall workers and union officials were arrested for allegedly blocking …

Fifa faces legal challenge over Qatar migrant workers

FNV union says football body should have demanded abolition of kafala migrant labour system ahead of 2022 World Cup<p>Fifa is facing legal action in the Swiss courts over its alleged complicity in the mistreatment of migrant workers in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup, the Guardian can reveal.<p>Since …

Imprisoned S. Korean labor leader named winner of 2016’s Freedom from Fear Award : International : News : The Hankyoreh

South Korea: Release jailed trade unionists, respect workers' rights

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Honda sacking: After 18 days on strike, 3 workers hospitalised

Three of the five sacked workers — Vipin, Sunil and Naresh — were admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital after their blood sugar levels dropped to …

Liberia: Union rights now - reinstate fired union leaders

This campaign is now closed.<br>Please take a moment to visit our <i>active</i> campaigns page.<p>In partnership with Public Services International, a global trade …

Hyundai workers threaten general strike

[<b>THE INVESTOR</b>] Unionized workers at <b>Hyundai Motor</b> threatened on Oct. 5 to stage a general strike if the government invokes its right to emergency …

Who murdered Giulio Regeni? | Alexander Stille

When the battered body of a Cambridge PhD student was found outside Cairo, Egyptian police claimed he had been hit by a car. Then they said he was the victim of a robbery. Then they blamed a conspiracy against Egypt. But in a digital age, it’s harder than ever to get away with murder<p>When six senior …

Leading fast food chain in Indonesia escalates repression against workers demanding basic rights

This campaign is now closed.<br>Diese Kampagne ist abgeschlossen.<br>Cette campagne est close.<br>Esta campaña ha terminado.<br>Kampanjen er avsluttet.<p>Leading fast …