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The Daily Newscasts

Posted Monday to Friday at 17:00 GMT

January 16 to 20, 2017

Friday

The RadioLabour
World Report

▶ US labour vows to fight mass deportations ▶ Labour’s global plan for millions of jobs ▶ Collective bargaining needed to fight wage stagnation ▶ The global LabourStart report about union events

10 mins

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Thursday Davos elite told to pay attention to huge income gap / No real wage increase in US in 40 years / Collective bargaining, decent living wages needed


5 mins

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Wednesday Trump will betray America’s working people says global union / Millions of jobs could be created by investing in infrastructure and care

5 mins

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Tuesday US labour vows to fight mass deportations of millions / Trump has promised to deport 11 undocumented migrants / AFL-CIO’s president promises fights everywhere, every time

5 mins

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Monday Global unemployment will increase to more than 200 million in 2017 / Davos should focus on workers in supply chains not digitalization


5 mins

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The RadioLabour
World Report

Friday January 13, 2017

▶ Davos elite told to focus on millions in global supply chains ▶ Bangladesh cracks down on unions and hundreds of workers flee ▶ The LabourStart report about union events around the world

10 mins


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Interviews and
featured programmes

Davos elite told to
pay atttention to huge
income gap

Declaration Global wages are stagnent while corporate profits soar. UNI General Secretary Philip Jennings told participants at the World Economic Forum that the solution is living wages and collective bargaining
Duration: 4'40"

Digitalization of work
done on the backs of millions
in global supply chains

Declaration Top corporate and government leaders are attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 17-20, 2017. A RadioLabour interview with Valter Sanches, the General Secretary of the global union IndustriALL
Duration: 5'04"

Labour union rights
are human rights

Declaration The International Declaration of Human Rights declares that all workers have a right to join a union. A RadioLabour special report featuring Eleanor Roosevelt and the ITUC's General-Secretary, Sharan Burrow
Duration: 5'00"

Focus on care economy needed

King The gender wage gap has been reduced by only 0.6 per cent in 20 years. A RadioLabour report featuring ITUC General-Secretary Sharan Burrow.
Duration: 6'37"

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"

Corporation undermines education in developing countries

Refugees Bridge Interational Academies is a for-profit corporation which undermines public education in developing countries. A RadioLabour interview with Angelo Gavrielatos, the Projects Director of Education International.
Duration: 8'53"

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.

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More Feature Programmes

Public employees and the Ecuadorian earthquake

Duration: 5'00"

Mexican police kill nine at teachers' demonstration

Duration: 5'00"

IndustriALL global union starts new programme to help garment workers

Duration: 10'31"

Respect for labour rights decreases world-wide

Duration: 4'50"

Colombia not respecting labour rights provision of trade deal

Duration: 10'31"

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Monday January 16, 2017
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Tuesday January 17, 2017
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Wednesday January 18, 2017
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Thursday January 19, 2017
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Friday January 20, 2017
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