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Day: July 18, 2018

Deadly Georgian mine closed after multiple fatalities

18.07.2018 The Mindeli coal mine in Tkibuli, Georgia, has been closed after four miners were killed, and six others were injured. IndustriALL affiliate the Trade Union of Metallurgy, Mining and Chemical Industry Workers of Georgia (TUMMCIWG) reports that on 16 July, the ceiling…

South Africa: Six workers die in underground fire at copper mine

18.07.2018 With six mineworkers killed and 48 injured in an underground fire at Palabora Copper Mine in the Limpopo Province caused by a burning conveyor belt, increasingly South African mines are becoming death-traps for mine workers. On 15 July, when…

Bangladesh Accord arbitration cases – resulting in millions-of-dollars in settlements – officially closed

The brands have met all terms of the settlements, including paying more than US$2.3 million towards remediating unsafe conditions in Bangladesh ready-made garment factories. The Accord will distribute the money to eligible factories. “These cases prove the Accord’s power to…

Burgerville Workers Fight and Win Co-Worker’s Job Back

Submitted on Tue, 07/17/2018 – 6:29pm By Burgerville Workers Union – It’s Going Down, July 12, 2018 Report from the Burgerville Workers Union of the IWW who recently fought and won the rehiring of a co-worker. Meet Brookelynn, a longtime…