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International opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership grows

Remember NAFTA? The TPP promises to be more of the same - on a larger scale; that's why workers in many countries are pushing for a no vote on the pact. 

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Iran: Unions face daily state brutality

What is the state of the trade union movement in Iran? Is the labour law properly implemented in Iran?

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Brazilian Senate ousts President Dilma Rousseff

By a 61-20 vote in the Brazilian Senate, Dilma is out, but the struggle to overcome the Right's stranglehold on the country continues.

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Ho Chi Minh City Communist party head encourages labor unions to strike

An official in the ruling party of Vietnam, where corporations have been engaged in a race to the bottom on wages, is encouraging workers to strike.

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Attempted Coup: We want neither the coup nor the one-man dictatorship!

The defeat of the coup alone does not mean that Turkey has a democracy.

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France rising up against so-called labor law reform

French government mandates weakening important labor law protections are a key factor in the waves of protests that have rocked the nation.

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UK: Corbyn’s Labour Party wilts in local races; London elects first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan beat back a Conservative campaign of Islamophobia to win London's mayoralty.

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May Day 2016 around the world

This year's celebration of May Day around the world saw an unprecedented level of unity against serious threats to workers.

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Vietnam cares for its veterans

Vietnam spends 25 percent of its national budget providing pensions and social services to the nine million people who are veterans or related to them.

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