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Today we're urging you to take online action calling on the government of Bangladesh to immediately and unconditionally release 11 textile trade union leaders detained in recent weeks. They were arrested after garment workers demanded an increase in wages in December. In addition, more than 1,600 workers have been fired and police have filed cases against 600 workers and trade union leaders. This has been described by IndustriALL as an alarming s...
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In Egypt, twenty-seven edible oils factory workers and leaders and members of their union face crippling fines and jail terms for the 'crime' of striking to defend their wages, with sentences due to be announced on 29 January. You can join a global union campaign run by the International Union of Foodworkers (IUF) by sending a message to the employer and the President of Egypt. Workers at the IFFCO edible oils factory in Suez, Egypt went on strik...
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There is a brand new resource available from today for anyone who wants to consider how to make their workplace safer through building a strong union. Last year the TUC published a guide to organising and health and safety. It gave simple, straightforward advice to help you use health and safety arguments to achieve an increase in members and a more active membership, with a greater number of health and safety representatives. The guide was desi...
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Browse through the wall software and Google Translate in China.
I am a Chinese worker and I like World Labor News. However, only over the wall browsing.
I am re-employed, the Chinese trade union workers, I would like to know what is the trade union organization's duties and obligations!
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Three and a half years ago, Colombian agriculture union leader Huber Ballesteros was on his way to the British Embassy in Bogota to collect his visa to visit the UK to speak at the 2013 TUC Congress. He was arrested and detained under trumped-up charges of rebellion and financing terrorism, based on false testimony and illegally obtained and manufactured evidence. Now, after three years and four months in jail, Huber has finally been released. On...
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The TUC is the voice of Britain at work. With 54 affiliated unions representing 6.2 million working people from all walks of life, we campaign for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad. We negotiate in Europe, and at home build links with political parties, business, local communities and wider society.

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