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Asia Pacific Currents

Repression of labour activists in South Korea intensifies with jail sentences

July 20, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and arrests of trade unionists in South Korea.
Length: 29:16 minutes (13.4 MB)
| July 20, 2016
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Canada Post and CUPW back at the table

July 18, 2016
| Two weeks ago Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. But management withdrew its lockout notice when it didn't get the backing of the Liberal government.
Length: 14:20 minutes (13.13 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Iranian workers take up fight against the government of Iran

July 1, 2016
| Updates of labour struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and the repression that Iranian workers face inside Iran.
Length: 28:58 minutes (13.26 MB)
Image: Flickr/Roberto Trombetta
| June 24, 2016
Image: Facebook/Local Xpress
| June 20, 2016
Image: Flickr/N A I T
| June 9, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

The unfinished business of Aboriginal justice in Australia

June 6, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Celeste Little on the ongoing campaign for justice for Aboriginal people in Australia.
Length: 30:32 minutes (13.98 MB)

Talks break down as Chronicle Herald bosses tender offer worse than proposed four months ago

Photo: Flickr/Tony Webster

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Bosses at the Canada's largest independent newspaper are proposing more staff cuts and salary reductions than those that led to a newsroom strike four months ago, the Halifax Typographical Union says.

The union (HTU), which represents 57 editorial staff currently on strike, announced this afternoon a week of negotiations with management at the Halifax Chronicle Herald had ended unsuccessfully. 

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Asia Pacific Currents

Organizing in Malaysia against constant government repression

May 31, 2016
| Labour updates from workers struggle in the Asia Pacific and interview with Sivarajan Arumugam on the situation in Malaysia.
Length: 28:41 minutes (13.13 MB)
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