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Month: August 2018

IndustriALL is looking for a project coordinator in Sri Lanka for organising EPZ workers

02.08.2018 IndustriALL is implementing the project Advancing social justice and workers’ rights in the export processing zones and industrial areas in Sri Lanka with support from our Canadian affiliate UNIFOR. IndustriALL is looking to hire a coordinator for the project…

IndustriALL is looking for a project coordinator for organizing workers in RMG sector in Bangladesh

02.08.2018 IndustriALL is implementing the project Organizing workers in the RMG sector in Bangladesh with support from FNV Mondiaal. IndustriALL is looking to hire a coordinator for the project who will primarily report to the IndustriALL South Asia regional secretary…

Public education is a social right and is essential to building equality

Public education is a social right that must be guaranteed, maintained and financed by the government, and it is essential to building equality. This is the overarching message of the educators who gathered at the Regional Meeting of Education International…

Case study: Glencore in Colombia

As early as 2006, there were allegations of corruption and severe human rights violations with the local union, IndustriALL Global Union affiliate Sintracarbón, accusing the company of forced expropriations and evacuations of entire villages to enable mine expansion, in complicity…

worrying mental health issues for too many students

Reacting to the announcement from the UK Department for Education on plans for all schools to teach children about good physical and mental health, the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers has stressed that mental health issues represent…

Want to Stop Violence in Minnesota Prisons? Free Our People

Submitted on Wed, 08/01/2018 – 7:23pm By IWOC – It’s Going Down, July 31, 2018 Editorial from the Twin Cities chapter of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) that links horrific conditions inside with ongoing violence.  On July 18, the…

IWW Canvassers On Strike, Nationwide Actions in Support

Submitted on Wed, 08/01/2018 – 7:43pm By Seattle IWW – It’s Going Down, July 31, 2018 Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. (GCI) is a nationwide, for-profit canvassing contractor which fundraises for progressive nonprofits. GCI canvassers can be seen on countless street corners…

Be a part of CUPE’s fight for pay equity

This year, Canadians have a historic opportunity to make strong pay equity legislation a reality, and CUPE activists will have a big role to play in the months ahead. But to ensure this legislation is robust, systemic, and long-lasting, we…

CUPE cleared for takeoff to represent WestJet flight attendants

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has been issued an interim certification by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) to represent 3,000 mainline flight attendants at WestJet. With the majority of WestJet flight attendants having signed cards in support…

CUPE 859 members share their stories for Saskatoon’s Respect Workzone Campaign

Every summer road crews are out across Saskatchewan working hard to build and maintain public infrastructure. These workers are often at risk from motorists who do not obey the rules of the road. The City of Saskatoon has launched a campaign…

CUPE 5430 launches “On guard for public”

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is conducting a province-wide review of security services, using an external consultant named Tony Weeks. Weeks has a track record of privatizing security systems in other provinces. CUPE members are concerned that this review could open…