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11 November 2019

Myanmar: Labour activists charged for role in garment factory strike over working conditions; Includes intl. brand responses

In September 2019, police brought charges against a civil society leader and seven labour leaders for their role in a strike over alleged labour rights abuses at Myanmar Knitting Factory in Pathein Industrial Zone, Myanmar. According to workers,...

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8 November 2019

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Watch highlights role of surveillance technology in govt. violations of activists' human rights

A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, 'The High Cost of Change’: Repression Under Saudi Crown Prince Tarnishes Reforms’, reveals an increasingly repressive environment in Saudi Arabia, despite promises of reform. HRW documented a proliferation of human...

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5 November 2019

Kazakhstan: Labour rights defender Erlan Baltabay sentenced to five months in prison, in midst of escalating repression of union rights

Author: Peoples Dispatch

"International campaign seeks release of Kazakh trade union leader Erlan Baltabay", 05 Nov 2019...

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4 November 2019

Philippines: 57 labour & civil society activists arrested & detained in police & military raids

On the evening of 31 October 2019, 57 members of labour and civil society organisations were arrested and detained in simultaneous military and police raids in Manila and Bacolod in the Philippines. Among those arrested are trade unionists, labour...

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31 October 2019
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Author: Agencia de Información Laboral, AIL-ENS

Supuestas águilas negras amenaza a integrantes de Sintrabrinks, 31 octubre, 2019...

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29 October 2019

UK: Google's contracted cleaners threaten strikes over alleged labour violations & dismissal of union members

In October 2019, members of Google's contracted cleaning team in London went on strike over labour rights concerns and the dismissal of two union members representing the cleaners. The cleaners, contracted by cleaning firm Principle Cleaning Services,...

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9 October 2019
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Author: El Diario (España)

“La crisis política en Ecuador se agrava entre intensas protestas, movilización de grupos indígenas y el traslado del Gobierno” – 9 de octubre de 2019...

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1 October 2019

USA: Administrative court finds Tesla's actions against unionising violates federal labour law

Author: Cecilia Keating, PV Tech (UK)

"Tesla's unionising pushback violated federal labour law, court finds," 1 Oct 2019...

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19 August 2019

Qatar: Cables company to improve worker representation through management-employee committee

Given the challenges to worker representation in Qatar, including bans on the right to form and join unions, we aim to highlight cases where companies have nevertheless taken steps to ensure representation of workers in the workplace. This often takes...

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12 August 2019
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Author: La Hora (Ecuador)

“Organizaciones denuncian desalojos en Furukawa” - 9 de agosto de 2019...

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