The Daily Newscasts

Posted Monday to Friday at 17:00 GMT

November 28 to December 2, 2016


The RadioLabour
World Report

▶ Millions march against anti-labour laws in South Korea ▶ Workers strike against poverty-level wages in 340 US cities ▶ How global unions help workers caught in corporate mergers ▶ The LabourStart report about union events around the world

10 mins


Thursday Millions join general strike in South Korea / Poverty-level workers rally in 340 US cities

5 mins


Wednesday Huge corporate mergers ignore needs of workers / Merger of Lafarge-Holcim affects 115,000 employees / IndustriALL global union calls Day of Action for December 9

5 mins


Tuesday Unions demand Mexico investigate deaths of 43 teachers-in-training / Tips on how union reps can better represent disabled workers

5 mins


Monday Labour wants an international law to eliminate violence against women / Global public service union says migration and refugee crisis is building

5 mins


The RadioLabour
World Report

Friday November 25, 2016

▶ Unions say violence against women must end, full stop ▶ Journalists targeted for harassment and even murder ▶ The LabourStart Report about union events around the world

10 mins

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Interviews and
featured programmes

Labour wants an end
to violence against women

King November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. A RadioLabour interview with Chidi King, the Director of the Equality Department of the International Trade Union Confederation.
Duration: 6'37"

Child labour and slavery
in coffee plantations

Kultilahti A study about coffee farms in Brazil, Honduras and India has found child labour, poor wages and huge brokerage fees. A RadioLabour interview with Finnwatch researcher Anu Kultalahti.
Duration: 7'03"

Did Mexico kill
43 teachers-in-training?

Brexit 43 teachers-in-training disappeared under mysterious circumstances in Mexico in 2014. A RadioLabour interview with Randi Weingarten, the President of the American Federation of Teachers
Duration: 3'25"

UK unions call for
protections during Brexit

Brexit Francis O'Grady, the General-Secretary of the UK's Trades Union Congress is demanding that workers be protected as the country leaves the European Union.
Duration: 5'00"

Labour says "Welcome"
to world's refugees

Refugees The international labour movement is calling for more support for the world’s 14 million refugees. A RadioLabour report featuring the General-Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, Sharan Burrow.
Duration: 1'59"

UK labour fights for
pregnant workers

Pregnancy discrimination Unions in the UK are fighting discrimination against women who decide to have a child while employed.
Duration: 2'33"

Agence France Presse
stealing from photographers

Agence France Presse Agence France Presse wants freelance photographers to sign contracts which will allow the company to use their works in other media, forever. A RadioLabour interview with Jeremy Dear, the Deputy-General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists - the IFJ.


More Feature Programmes

Public employees and the Ecuadorian earthquake

Ecuadorian earthquake

Mexican police kill nine at teachers' demonstration

Oaxaca killings

IndustriALL global union starts new programme to help garment workers

Jenny Holdcroft Duration: 10'31"

Respect for labour rights decreases world-wide

Global Rights Index
Duration: 4'50"

Colombia not respecting labour rights provision of trade deal

Duration: 10'31"

Young worker solidarity with Palestinian truck drivers

Duration: 10'31"

Panama papers show billions in taxes being evaded

Panama Papers
Duration: 5'10"

UN tells Egypt
to respect labour rights

Duration: 1'44"

World Health Day

World Health Day
Duration: 5'00"

Huge document release shows how rich avoid taxes

Tax Cheats
Duration: 5'00"

The women who lead the international labour movement

IWD 2016
Duration: 16'00"

Thousands of unionists attending online course

Global Labour University
Duration: 2'56"

Huge deal for corporations signed

Trans-Pacific Partnership 12 countries have signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership - a trade deal covering 40% of the world's economy and negotiated in secret for corporations.
Duration: 5'00"

Bangladesh trade agreement with EU under review

Duration: 5'00"

Labour tells Davos elites to focus on creating jobs

Sharan Burrow
Duration: 2'48"

Preparing for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0
Duration: 3'44"

Going green in UK workplaces

Chris Baugh The Public and Commericial Services union (the PCS) in the UK is at the forefront of the labour movement's fight for greener, more sustainable, economies. A RadioLabour interview with Chris Baugh, the Assistant General-Secretary of the PCS
Duration: 10'46"

Global supply chains now moving people

Global supply chains
Duration: 4'24"

China cracks down on
independent union organizers

China and independent unions Chinese authorities are harassing and imprisoning activists trying to organize independent unions in the manufacturing region of Guangdong.
Duration: 2'20"

Teachers fighting for
better education in Iran

Teachers in Iran
Duration: 13'53"

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Monday November 28, 2016
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Tuesday November 29, 2015
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Wednesday November 30, 2015
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