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Day: February 9, 2018

ArcelorMittal prosecutes Kazakh workers after underground protest

09.02.2018 ArcelorMittal filed lawsuits against two unions and a rights organization in connection with a strike at company mines in Karaganda at the end of 2017, despite previously committing to not prosecuting workers for their participation in the strike. The…

IndustriALL and Rio Tinto make joint mission to Madagascar

The QMM operation has been facing serious challenges regarding health and safety and labour rights, which local management and trade unions had been unable to resolve. These challenges are derived from the excessive and uncontrolled use of sub-contractors, who outnumber…

New IUF Africa publication: a resource for fighting for LGBTI workers’ rights

The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF) is an international federation of trade unions representing workers employed in agriculture and plantations; the preparation and manufacture of food and beverages; hotels, restaurants and…

Education unionists speak up against sexual violence and harassment

The Education International’s third World Women’s Conference concluded with moving contributions from panellists on the last plenary panel, which focused on the #MeToo social media campaign. #MeToo: Voices from the education union movement The final day of the 3rd…

Education unionists speak up against sexual violence and harassment

The Education International’s third World Women’s Conference concluded with moving contributions from panellists on the last plenary panel, which focused on the #MeToo social media campaign. #MeToo: Voices from the education union movement The final day of the 3rdEducation…

Iran: Reza Shahabi on temporary medical furlough amid his deteriorating health

Reza Shahabi has been granted five days of medical furlough in order to seek treatment following the worsening of his health in both Rajaee Shahr and Evin Prisons. Reza suffered two strokes in Rajaee Shahr Prison in December 2017 however…