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Day: February 25, 2019

CUPE congratulates NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on historic win in Burnaby South

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is sending heartfelt congratulations to NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, who will take his seat in the House of Commons after winning a by-election in Burnaby South on Monday night. “Canadians are looking for action to…

Unions help win extended maternity leave in the Philippines

Paid maternity leave in the Philippines has been extended from 60 to 105 days under a new law which came into effect on February 20. IUF affiliates NUWHRAIN and the SENTRO Food & Beverage Workers Council played a significant role…

Entrenched inequality in public school funding

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has reacted to a report into the provision of childcare, education and training: highlighting that pubic authorities favour private schools over public schools when it comes to funding, and demanding that an end be put…