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Month: June 2017

Chuck Schumer Admits Bernie Was Right

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Employee’s rights when an H-1B employer file lawsuits for money, A conversation with a journalist.

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President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim addresses the 106th International Labour Conference

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French trade unions’ protest at the International Labour Conference in solidarity with workers in Iran, June 13, 2017

      Gathering in Geneva on 13 June 2017 Place des Nations from 12 pm to 2 pm In defense of workers’ rights and trade union freedoms in Iran   In Iran workers are deprived of essential freedoms: – the…

Esmail Abdi transferred to hospital on June 3rd but is still on hunger strike

 As previously reported by IASWI, Esmail Abdi was finally transferred to Khomeini Hospital in Tehran on Saturday, June 3, 2017. He had previously refused to be transferred to hospital with the prison uniform and in handcuffs. Prison authorities at last…

Canadian Teachers’ Federation: Urgent action appeal for release of hunger-striking Iranian teacher leader EsmailAbdi

http://www.ctf-fce.ca/en/news/Pages/default.aspx?newsid=1983997915&year=2017 https://www.otffeo.on.ca/en/news/urgent-action-appeal-for-release-of-hunger-striking-iranian-teacher-leader-esmail-abdi/ June 1, 2017 Urgent action appeal for release of hunger-striking Iranian teacher leader Esmail Abdi   Presidents of provincial and territorial teachers’ organizations from across Canada, meeting in Vancouver, are unanimously calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and…

Urgent Action: Esmail Abdi on hunger strike for 33 days since April 30, 2017

Esmail Abdi, a member of the board of directors of the Teachers’ Trade Association of Tehran (ITTA-Tehran), has been on hunger strike for 33 days since April 30, 2017. Teachers’ union activists in Iran have been launching a variety of…