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Day: February 7, 2018

Home support care in New Brunswick: the Province must intervene

CUPE 4598, which represents 136 Canadian Red Cross Home support workers in New Brunswick, organized Tuesday’s press conference. The Union criticized the Employer’s inaction when it comes to negotiations. “On March 31, 2018, it will have been nine years since our collective agreement…

Struggle for democracy in Brazil continues

The judges in the court of appeals ruled to uphold the ex-president’s conviction, without any evidence to justify their decision, and requested an extension of his sentence to 12 years in prison.  Soon after the ruling of 24 January, Lula…

Iran: Joint statement of bus workers, sugarecane workers & the alliance of the retired on the minimum wage in 1397 (2018)*

The procedure of determining minimum wage for the following year (1397 Solar Hijri) has begun under such grave and unprecedented circumstances that some government officials have admitted that people, especially the workers are at the end of their rope. This…

Surfing the wave of uprising for women’s rights globally

Women’s economic and political empowerment was at the heart of presentations by key speakers at the opening of Education International’s Third World Women’s Conference. Claim your space “We will not be silent anymore.” That is the rallying cry of…

Finding a way through the labyrinth

Tools and strategies to help women reach leadership positions in the different educational sectors were the focus on the second day of Education International’s third World Women’s Conference. In this morning’s address, Education International (EI) General Secretary Fred van Leeuwen…