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Day: October 21, 2019

The E-commerce threat to agriculture at the WTO

Talks on ‘E-commerce’ are currently being fast-tracked at the WTO, as part of a cluster of ‘new issues’. The misleadingly titled ‘E-commerce’ agenda is not about online shopping. It proposes to transform all productive activity, including work in agriculture, into…

Unions in South-East Asia confront Industry 4.0 challenges

More than 30 participants from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, gathered for IndustriALL Global Union’s regional conference on Industry 4.0 and Sustainable Industrial Policy. “Industry 4.0 is not just robots, not just artificial intelligence, not just big data,…

Union President suspended at Cambodia’s giant Naga World Hotel Casino for defending her members’ right to bargain their wages!

The 5-star Naga World Hotel Casino in Phnom Penh has 1,685 rooms and suites – but no room for the right of its thousands of employees to collectively negotiate their wages through collective bargaining – a universally-recognized human right. For…