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Day: January 4, 2018

Albanian oil workers win unpaid wages after strike action

The refinery employs 1,000 of the 7,600 inhabitants of Ballsh, and failure to pay Novembers’ wages caused serious economic hardship in the town in the run up to Christmas. Members of IndustriALL Global Union affiliate the Trade Union Federation of…

Daniel Légère among the Top 30 most influential Francophones in New Brunswick

Every new year, the provincial daily L’Acadie Nouvelle publishes a list of the most influential New Brunswickers. This year, CUPE NB President Daniel Légère made the 19th position, moving up from 22nd position in 2017. As one of the dominant…

Scrutinising the notion of ‘high-performing’ schools

Teacher unionists in the UK have requested public authorities to explain the term ‘high performing’ schools, and reiterated the need for social justice and social mobility for all young people. There is a widening geographical divide in access to high-performing…