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Day: August 10, 2018

Turkey: Strike at Mayr-Melnhof continues as management refuses to meet

MM Süperpak Ambalaj is a subsidiary of Austrian-based Mayr-Melnhof, with operations in Izmir, Karaman and Gaziantep. Around 250 workers from IndustriALL affiliate, Selüloz-İş have been on strike since rejecting a pay offer of zero wage rise on 20 June. Collective…

Tentative agreement reached at the Centre intégré de santé et des services sociaux in Abitibi-Témiscamingue

The CUPE 311 bargaining committee at the Centre intégré de santé et des services sociaux in Abitibi-Témiscamingue is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with the employer during negotiations on local agreements. Major gains were achieved, and the…

Four new states endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

Education International welcomes the move by Djibouti, Macedonia, Peru, and San Marino to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing themselves to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict. Seventy-nine signatory countries Djibouti, Macedonia, Peru, and…

Zimbabwe: the crocodile bites | IUF UITA IUL

Government repression in the wake of disputed election results has intensified following the army’s indiscriminate use of live ammunition which killed at least 6 protestors in the capital Harare on August 1. Amnesty International has denounced “a vicious campaign of…

Mozambique: Union demands better wage deal from Sasol

At a meeting in Temane, a natural gas exploration and production plant with a workforce of 143, workers are demanding above-inflation wage increases and collective agreements extended from the current one year to two years. Workers also want to be…

Hundreds of Tenaris workers protest in Romania

The union organized a number of rallies, including the most recent on 5 August, where hundreds of workers and their family members participated. Armed with vuvuzelas, whistles, tricolor flags and banners with messages blaming their employer and governors, protesters complained…

India: unions to tackle challenges faced by young workers

The meeting of youth trade union activists witnessed enthusiastic participation of young unionists from across India working in various IndustriALL sectors including mining, metal industries, cement, garment and textiles, automobile, electrical and electronics. Participants underlined that young workers face enormous…