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Day: February 2, 2018

World leaders pledge continued support for education in Dakar

Throughout the day, governments from all around the world made commitments on continued education financing both at home and through contributions to the Global Partnership for Education. At its Replenishment Conference in Dakar, Senegal, governments pledged to continue making funds…

Research highlights teachers’ excessive working hours

A study commissioned by a teacher union shows that, in Germany, teachers work one hour and 40 minutes longer than other public employees per week, endangering their health. On average, teachers in Germany work longer than comparable civil servants, according…

South Africa: Demand for better safety after nearly 1,000 miners trapped

02.02.2018 Trade unions in South Africa are calling for an urgent review of safety after almost 1,000 miners were trapped underground for more than 24-hours at the Sibanye-Stillwater Beatrix gold mine in Free State.  All the 955 miners had been…

Research highlights teachers’ excessive working hours

A study commissioned by a teacher union shows that, in Germany, teachers work one hour and 40 minutes longer than other public employees per week, endangering their health. On average, teachers in Germany work longer than comparable civil servants, according…

Saturday 3 February, Milan, all in front of the Iranian Consulate! Hands off Reza Shahabi, hands off all the union activists!

Saturday 3 February, Milan, all in front of the Iranian Consulate! Hands off Reza Shahabi, hands off all the union activists!   http://www.frontedilottanoausterity.org/index.php?action=viewnews&news=top_1516181001#comments   Click here for the poster in English: Feb 3, 2018, FREEDOM FOR REZA ENGLISGH   FREEDOM FOR…

Finland: 10,000 people protest against government slashing unemployment security

At least 10,000 workers and unionists gathered in Helsinki to protest against the new legislation. which may see jobseekers lose 4.65 per cent of their benefits if considered to not be searching for employment actively enough. The new legislation would…

Industrial Worker: 2018: No 1782

Submitted on Thu, 02/01/2018 – 7:41pm By editor – Industrial Worker, February 1, 2018 The brightly colored art on the cover of IW is one of a large series of paintings and drawings of working men, women, and children by…