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Day: November 3, 2017

Major victory for Ontario seniors in long-term care

Bill 33, the Time to Care Act, passed second reading thanks to all party support for NDP Health Critic France Gélinas’ private members bill that would legislate a minimum care standard of four hours a day in Ontario’s long-term care homes. “The care…

People Over Profit – CUPE at Public Service International (PSI) 30th World Congress

People Over Profit is the theme of the Public Service International 30th World Congress held October 30 to November 3 in Geneva, Switzerland. Public Services International (PSI) is a global trade union federation representing over 20 million women and men…

Trade unionists united to ensure LGBTI rights at the workplace

“Education International has been one of the world’s leading unions in the fight for the respect of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersex workers,” Education International’s Executive Board member Daniel Lafrenière reminded at a top trade union event….

the latent privatization and commercialization of education is setting off alarm bells

The launch of a new study on the commercialization and privatization of education in Uruguay was an eye-opener those who believed public education was safe from becoming a commodity. A new study commissioned by Education International (EI) sheds light on…

Cleaners in Mauritius gain hard-earned victory

03.11.2017 Eight people on hunger strike in Mauritius shone a light on the starvation wages earned by cleaners of public schools in the country. Backed by massive local and international support, the union has managed to secure permanent employment for…