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Day: March 28, 2019

International solidarity with Jasic workers and supporters jailed in China

Unions in Asia have rallied in support of the more than 40 workers and their supporters jailed and ‘”disappeared” in China following attempts by workers at Jasic Technology in Shenzen  to form a union last year.On March 28, the national…

The real cost of cheap food: 1,500 farmworker deaths in Italy in 6 years

According to a March 27 article in the UK medical journal The BMJ over 1,500 workers in agriculture in Italy have died over the past 6 years as a result of their work. “Agriculture counts the fallen like those on…

UNCSW63’s positive outcomes for women’s human rights to social protection systems, quality public services, including education, and sustainable infrastructure

The women workers’ delegation, including education unionists, welcomes the Agreed Conclusions of the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which includes positive language on education and social protection systems.   Key gains on gender and education…

Early childhood education, seen as crucial in the Nordic Way and worldwide

An international conference entitled, “The Nordic Way –Early Childhood Education & Care”was organised on 26-27 March, 2019 in Oslo.It was convened by Union of Education Norway (UEN), in partnership with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and the Nordic…