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(PLF) demanded the Government to form Laws under the ILO C-177 on Home Work . Home-Based women workers treated as workers in the Legal terms to get their Rights

(PLF)  demanded the Government to form Laws under the ILO  C-177 on Home Work . Home-Based women workers treated as workers in the Legal terms to get their Rights…
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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on October 20, 2014 at 22:37 — No Comments

IWW GDC Local 6 Endorses Canadian's fight against deportation

General Defense Committee Local 6 appeals to all GDC locals and IWW branches to hold fundraisers for the legal defense of Fellow Worker Deepan Budlakoti.

 

The Canadian government is attempting to strip him of…

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Added by General Defense Committee Local6 on October 20, 2014 at 22:07 — No Comments

South Africa: Book on Radical Dissent in Israel/Palestine

Peter sez:

Ran Greenstein is a veteran Israeli/South African Jewish socialist critic of Zionism. I must have re-posted some of his material on UBook. Can't say more about it without more detail. I'll try to find this somewhere. In the meantime...

Now read on...

Zionism and its Discontents: A Century of Radical Dissent in Israel/Palestine…



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Added by peter waterman on October 20, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Regime ratchets up talk about foreign meddling just as talks set to start

We enter a new dangerous period in the Hong Kong democracy protest.

The street occupation protests are now in their fourth week and on Sunday we saw some of the most…

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Added by Andrew Casey on October 20, 2014 at 1:00 — No Comments

Israeli Genocide: The Comparison is not with Jews in Europe but the Indigenous in Guatemala

[Debate-List] (Fwd) Israel's 'genocide' in Gaza: not an inappropriate accusation (Patricia Davis)

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Added by peter waterman on October 19, 2014 at 16:26 — No Comments

UK: This is What Union Solidarity International Looks Like

Peter sez:

Just thought I should let labour cyberactivists see this site. It is, I guess, a sister site to UBook. Or perhaps to the LabourStart/UBook project combined - except that it appears to not have the same interactivity or feedback as LS/UBook? Since both are UK based, union-linked and union-oriented, the existence of the two independent projects is an invitation to someone to do a compare and contrast study. This issue strikes (woops!) me as…

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Added by peter waterman on October 19, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments

Italy: Against European Austerity, Social Unionism, Digital Labour and the Social Strike

 
 
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This is not the easiest…
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Added by peter waterman on October 18, 2014 at 8:28 — No Comments

SEITA: kvina salajrulo komencas malsatstrikon

Tradukinto: neniammilito@free.fr

Laŭ sindikata fonto, salajrulo de la nanta uzino de la cigaret-produktisto SEITA, filio de la brita Imperial Tobacco, komencis lundon malsatstrikon. Li estas la kvina kiu protestas kontraŭ la…

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Added by Esperanto-tradukgrupo on October 16, 2014 at 16:03 — No Comments

China: Women Lead Strike at Major Education Complex

ZCommunications michael.albert@zmag.org via sendgrid.info …

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Added by peter waterman on October 16, 2014 at 15:38 — No Comments

US: Union Veteran and Economist on the Union Crisis in the USA - 1

Counterpunch

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Added by peter waterman on October 15, 2014 at 19:55 — No Comments

PLF) DEMNDED TO STOP THE MODERN SLAVERY IN THE THAI FISHING INDUSTRY

PLF) DEMNDED TO STOP THE MODERN SLAVERY IN THE THAI FISHING INDUSTRY

Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on October 15, 2014 at 17:49 — No Comments

The World Day for Decent Work. Join the Global action on 7 October

 

The World Day for Decent Work. Join the Global action on 7 October

STOP Precarious Work! Defend Workers Rights to a Secure Job

 

Lahore, Oct 07: Working class of Pakistan  commemorated World Day on Stop Precarious Work Defend Workers Rights and “Decent Work for All” under the auspicious of the  of Pakistan Graphic Art & General Workers Union (PGA&GWU) by…

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on October 15, 2014 at 14:48 — No Comments

Dark forces unleashed against independent Hong Kong unions

Anonymous emails have been sent to Hong Kong media alleging that the only independent union movement in China - the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) - is in the pay of the United States.

The South China Morning Post and…

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Added by Andrew Casey on October 14, 2014 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

USA/Israel: Privatisation, Occupation, and Union Protest in Israel

Privatization, Occupation, and the Israeli Economy…

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Added by peter waterman on October 13, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments

Canada: Labour Campaign for Free Urban Public Transport!

Peter sez:

Only in Toronto? Looks to me like a campaign as necessary in Lima, London, Limasol [Add capital cities with other initials at will]. Also looks to me like a valuable case of that 'social movement unionism' or 'the new social unionism', I have been campaigning for since the late-1980s. In other words for a new model of unionism umbilically linked to the urban, citizen, women's, ecological and other such movements.

Now read,…

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Added by peter waterman on October 13, 2014 at 11:47 — 1 Comment

International: Socialist Register 2015: Transforming Classes

[Networkedlabour] Vol 51: Socialist Register 2015: Transforming Classes

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Added by peter waterman on October 13, 2014 at 10:19 — No Comments

OFL office workers allege abuse by the OFL President

An article by Sun journalist Rebecca Thompson reports that union leader Sid Ryan is on the receiving end of grievances from staff alleging he has threatened individual staff members and created an atmosphere of harassment in the workplace.

Ryan is the president of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL). The …

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Added by Peter Moore on October 12, 2014 at 0:30 — No Comments

(PLF) Demanded Labour Laws should conform to the International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions especially those ratified by the Government of Pakistan

 

 (PLF) Demanded Labour Laws should conform to the International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions especially those ratified by the Government of Pakistan

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on October 12, 2014 at 0:18 — No Comments

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