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Asia Pacific Currents

Workers fight against outsourcing at Australian brewery

June 27, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Steve Diston, ETU, on an outsourcing dispute.
Length: 28:01 minutes (12.83 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Political cartoonist facing sedition law in Malaysia

June 10, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Malaysian cartoonist Zunar.
Length: 29:54 minutes (13.69 MB)
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)
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)
Asia Pacific Currents

International solidarity at the LabourStart Conference

May 23, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and report-back on the Global Picketline concept and the LabourStart Conference.
Length: 29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

What happens to TFWs and service workers displaced from Fort McMurray?

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Workers in Fort McMurray come from all over the world.  Not all of them work in the oil sands.  Some work in fast food restaurants, gas stations, as caretakers, in part time and temporary jobs that often are not covered by protections like EI.  Many are temporary foreign workers who have even fewer protections under the law and are often tied by a closed permit to a particular employer.  

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The Urban Worker Project: A new organization for new forms of work

May 18, 2016
| Former MP Andrew Cash talks about a new organization for contract, freelance and micro-self-employed workers.
Length: 28:01 minutes (25.66 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Workers take on electronics company in the Philippines

May 17, 2016
| Labour updates on workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and the strike by Filipino electronics workers.
Length: 29:26 minutes (13.48 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

Workers stand against the new labour law in Cambodia

May 11, 2016
| Updates on workers' struggles in Asia and interview with Sineat Yon, labour activist, on the new labour law in Cambodia.
Length: 30:09 minutes (13.81 MB)
Asia Pacific Currents

The fight for health and safety at Samsung in South Korea

April 29, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Dr. Kong on the fight to have safe workplaces at Samsung.
Length: 29:51 minutes (13.67 MB)
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