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Day: April 17, 2018

Kingston, Southeastern Ontario hospital staff join province-wide rallies Wednesday

Hospital workers from Kingston and other southeastern Ontario communities will be demonstrating along with their counterparts at hospitals across the province Wednesday, April 18 at noon. The rallies are the second in a series of escalating actions that 75,000 hospital workers, who…

Pennsylvania Mission Foods workers organize, fight and win a first collective bargaining agreement

Workers at Mission Foods in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania have voted to approve a 3-year collective bargaining agreement and officially join United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 1776 following union organizing efforts dating back to 2006.  In 2017, the workers in…

IndustriALL demands respect for workers’ rights and permanent jobs in the Ivory Coast

17.04.2018 Oil companies in the Ivory Coast should be committed to social dialogue, the rule of law, protection of workers’ rights and freedom of association, and the government should ensure that this happens, said IndustriALL Global Union general secretary Valter…

India: Supreme Court orders payment of wages and benefits owed tea workers for 15 years

In response to legal action by the IUF together with the affiliated Estates’ Staff Union of South India (ESUSI) and other unions, the Supreme Court of India has ordered the governments of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala to…

Education International assesses World Bank’s Development Report on education

Education International assesses World Bank’s Development Report on education Topics in this post: Just ahead of the World Bank Spring Meetings, Education International is launching a publication that brings together multiple voices from around the world to provide a Reality…

IndustriALL’s Global Framework Agreements | IndustriALL

They put in place the very best standards of trade union rights, health, safety and environmental practices, and quality of work principles across a company’s global operations, regardless of whether those standards exist in an individual country. IndustriALL prioritizes establishing,…

Imprisoned Iranian teacher, Esmail Abdi, to begin hunger strike as of April 17, 2018

*This spring of 2018 is also the fortieth spring since the revolution, a revolution which promised overcoming dictatorship, establishing democracy, creating transparency and preventing the accumulation of wealth in the hands of a certain class. According to the clergy and…