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Day: November 24, 2017

IUF and ITF to build on airline catering conference to defend rights and lift standards in the sector

An IUF/ITF meeting on airline catering hosted by U.S. affiliates Unite Here and the IBT (Teamsters) convened in Baltimore, USA on the 15 &16 November was addressed by Unite Here President D Taylor (pictured) Union activists from across the United…

Mahmoud Salehi freed

November 23, 2017- Prominent Iranian labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi, was released today, Thursday, November 23, 2017 from the City of Saqez’s central prison, where he was serving a new one-year jail term for his labour activities as of October 28,…

Banks and shipowners join campaign for the safe recycling of ships

Shipbreaking is the most dangerous job in the world. A year ago, at the Gadani shipyard in Pakistan, 28 workers died when the ship they were breaking down on the beach exploded. IndustriALL has long campaigned for the safe recycling…

education trade unions join forces to improve teachers’ living and working conditions

Togo: education trade unions join forces to improve teachers’ living and working conditions Public sector primary and secondary education teachers embarked on a three-day strike to obtain better living and working conditions from the Togolese government. The federations of teacher…