Government legislation followed numerous campaigns in the 19th century for Saturday afternoons off.
French rail transport is grinding to a halt. Teachers, truck drivers, lawyers and judges are also threatening to strike indefinitely.
The Ensuring Integrity Bill would restrict the activities of the unions who represent teachers and nurses as well as the construction workers who are its real target.
Protests in Ghana are often misunderstood which is why the root causes need to identified.
A good life for workers and a healthy natural environment aren't mutually exclusive.
Despite promising to represent the membership, Corbyn has ended up relying on union bloc votes to push through his own Brexit motion.
In order to achieve progressive change and combat the climate crisis, workers need to help build a movement powerful enough to challenge the status quo.
Teacher unions have a thing or two to teach the the union movement about how to succeed when strikes don't work.
ACTU president Michele O'Neil on John Setka and the government’s anti-union legislation.
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ACTU President Michele O'Neil says that the decision over Setka's leadership lies with the union membership, and denounces the government's plans to bring back anti-union legislation.
Back in 1989, workers joined students in pro-democracy protests. Now students are joining workers agitating for better conditions.
The global evidence from more than 300 studies on the economic impact of unionisation shows unions do not, overall, reduce productivity.
At this election there is a stark choice between the two major parties on industrial relations: the "small target" approach of the Coalition and the ALP's more ambitious and detailed plan.
Progress on gender pay issues in finance especially has been too slow, fragmented and uneven.
Wage growth has been at near depression levels for half a decade. It needs a push.
Proposed changes to South African labour laws threaten to set back workers rights.
A critical review of research into inequality shows the formula for reducing it is surprisingly simple.
The stand-off between the Morrison government and one of the country's largest unions, the CFMMEU, should be seen as a contest of politics and ideology rather than simply one of industrial relations.
The UK desperately needs a more robust system to lift standards in low paid sectors and protect workers.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
While the Supreme Court's Janus ruling dealt a blow to organized labor, three lessons from Nevada's unions suggest things aren't as bleak as they appear.