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Day: November 4, 2017

the latent privatisation and commercialisation of education is setting off alarm bells

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

Protest against the repression of labour activists and political prisoners in Iran!

The Islamic Republic of Iran is engaged in an ongoing persecution and repression of labour activists across the country. Many labour activists and workers’ rights defenders are being prosecuted and imprisoned across Iran. Veteran labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi, has been…

Library workers, this is your chance to be heard!

CUPE has launched Phase 2 of the National Survey of Precarious Employment in the Library Sector, and we are inviting library workers to participate in the online survey. During Phase 1, we surveyed CUPE library workers who work in stand-alone public…

CUPE 401 welcomes Port McNeill outside workers

CUPE 401 welcomed outside workers at the Corporation of the Town of Port McNeill, BC into the local last week. The workers at the public works yard voted to join CUPE 401 in a Labour Board representation vote. “We’re really pleased…