The Daily Newscasts
Posted Monday to Friday at 17:00 GMT
November 28 to December 2, 2016
▶ 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
Millions join general strike in South Korea / Poverty-level workers rally in 340 US cities
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
Unions demand Mexico investigate deaths of 43 teachers-in-training / Tips on how union reps can better represent disabled workers
Labour wants an international law to eliminate violence against women / Global public service union says migration and refugee crisis is building
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
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Labour wants an end
to violence against women
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.
Child labour and slavery
in coffee plantations
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.
Did Mexico kill
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
UK unions call for
protections during 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.
Labour says "Welcome"
to world's 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.
UK labour fights for
Unions in the UK are fighting discrimination against women who decide to have a child while employed.
Agence France Presse
stealing from photographers
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
Mexican police kill nine at teachers' demonstration
IndustriALL global union starts new programme to help garment workers
Respect for labour rights decreases world-wide
Colombia not respecting labour rights provision of trade deal
Young worker solidarity with Palestinian truck drivers
Panama papers show billions in taxes being evaded
UN tells Egypt
to respect labour rights
World Health Day
Huge document release shows how rich avoid taxes
The women who lead the international labour movement
Thousands of unionists attending online course
Huge deal for corporations signed
12 countries have signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership - a trade deal covering 40% of the world's economy and negotiated in secret for corporations.
Bangladesh trade agreement with EU under review
Labour tells Davos elites to focus on creating jobs
Preparing for Industry 4.0
Going green in UK workplaces
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
Global supply chains now moving people
China cracks down on
independent union organizers
Chinese authorities are harassing and imprisoning activists trying to organize independent unions in the manufacturing region of Guangdong.
Teachers fighting for
better education in Iran
Scripts and Downloads
Monday November 28, 2016
Tuesday November 29, 2015
Wednesday November 30, 2015
Thursday December 1, 2016
Friday December 2, 2016
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