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Day: November 1, 2017

Big day for pay equity for thousands of women across Quebec

CUPE lawyer Annick Desjardins was at the Supreme Court of Canada to argue that amendments made to the Pay Equity Act in 2009 are unconstitutional because they don’t allow pay equity adjustments to be made retroactively, and they prevent female…

Bangladesh: Garment unions trained for effective implementation of GFAs

01.11.2017 62 trade union representatives, including 25 women union leaders, from various garment factories in Bangladesh participated in a training programme on the implementation of IndustriALL’s Global Framework Agreements with H&M, Inditex and Tchibo, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. IndustriALL Global Union…

Georgian glass workers create their union after beatings

01.11.2017 After cases of physical violence and pressure from their employer and the police, workers at Albatros, a window and door manufacturing company in Georgia, have formed a local branch of IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in the country in order…

Georgian glass workers create their union after beatings

01.11.2017 After cases of physical violence and pressure from their employer and the police, workers at Albatros, a window and door manufacturing company in Georgia, have formed a local branch of IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate in the country in order…

Hong Kong: Unions and allies demand collective bargaining rights

On October 28 and 29, the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), labour groups, pro-democratic political parties, community organizations and students held protest actions to mark the 20th anniversary of the repeal of laws that briefly guaranteed the right…

The ‘core value’ of academic freedom is voiced in Paris

The status of higher education teaching personnel was the focus of an Education International event in Paris where academics were joined by teachers’ unions to shed light on a sector under threat. Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1997 UNESCO…

radicaldaily: Oct 31 1978 – 30,000 Iranian oil workers strike against Shah’s repressive rule and for democracy, civil and human rights. #Hi……

radicaldaily: Oct 31 1978 – 30,000 Iranian oil workers strike against Shah’s repressive rule and for democracy, civil and human rights. #Hi… radicaldaily: Oct 31 1978 – 30,000 Iranian oil workers strike against Shah’s repressive rule and for democracy, civil…