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Day: April 16, 2018

While parties await Ministry of Labour Report, CUPE 3903 urges York University to ‘move quickly’ to resolve dispute and end strike

While the parties await a report from an Industrial Inquiry Commission announced today, the union representing striking academic workers at York University called on the employer to resume negotiations to resolve the six-week long labour dispute. “While we will fully cooperate…

Sanches urges rethink on African development strategies

Sanches spoke at a Sub Saharan Africa regional executive meeting, in Dakar, Senegal on April 12, to affiliates from Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia…

Changing behaviours – organizing in Myanmar

16.04.2018 Yes, a Korean-owned garment factory in Yangon, Myanmar, is in some ways a rarity among the many other factories found in the township Hlaing Thar Yar. Workers here have formed a trade union and have negotiated a collective agreement…

Intellectual property rights, essential for and in quality education

European and global educators sought a balance between the rights of creators and the rights of users in the education sector at Education International’s recent copyright conference. Almost 90 European and international participants attended a high-level conference, “A better copyright…