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Day: February 22, 2019

Teachers support students in their fight against climate change

Teachers support students in their fight against climate change Topics in this post: The student mobilisations against climate change are growing in intensity and reach – now teachers are voicing their support for their students’ courage and determination. EI Statement…

Brazilian unions protest against pension reform and promise further action

22.02.2019 Brazilian unions declared a national day of struggle in defence of universal, public social security, and organized a national assembly of the working class against attacks on pensions. They developed a new schedule of struggles and mobilizations throughout the…

Bangladesh: long struggle wins collective bargaining rights for workers at transnational confectioner Perfetti Van Melle

After 160 days of struggling for recognition and overcoming management efforts to undermine the right to freedom of association, the union of workers at Dutch-based global confectioner Perfetti Van Melle was granted legal collective bargaining status on February 17. Workers…

International solidarity against teacher harassment

An international delegation has joined the education union ACT to express its solidarity with teacher unionists, profiled and harassed by the government in contravention of commonly agreed human rights. Teachers in the Philippines have rallied under the slogan, #HandsOffOurTeachers, in…