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Month: September 2017

Breaking news: Jailed Iranian labour activist, Reza Shahabi, temporarily halts his 50-day hunger strike

The Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company has issued two statements within the last 24 hours. First one in the evening of September 26th informing that they have urged Reza Shahabi to end his hunger strike following promises…

May Day 2017: Discussion on Workers’ Rights

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The Vaccine Agenda – #112, HPV Documentary, False Studies, NH & NY Bills, New Vaccines, and More!

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CUPE Ontario: Free Iranian jailed labour activist Reza Shahabi now!

 https://cupe.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/RezaShahabi-SupportLetter-Sept-2017.pdf    

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WG University – The Price is Right: Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Case…

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Amnesty International: After over 40 days on hunger strike, Reza Shahabi’s health has seriously deteriorated and he is in need of urgent specialized medical care.

Iran: Further information: Trade unionist in need of medical care: Reza Shahabi   18 September 2017, Index number: MDE 13/7104/2017 Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi was forced to return to prison on 9 August, prompting him to go on hunger…

Education International and ITF: Iran: Support needed to free unjustly imprisoned trade unionists

Link: https://www.ei-ie.org/en/detail/15325/iran-support-needed-to-free-unjustly-imprisoned-trade-unionists Education International (EI) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are particularly concerned about the fate of two Iranian trade unionists. Reza Shahabi and Esmail Abdi have been detained because of their defence of workers’ concerns and their trade…

In condemnation of the slaughter of cross-border porters in Iranian Kurdistan

IASWI’s statement: In condemnation of the slaughter of cross-border porters in Iranian Kurdistan  The Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces have committed yet another crime and killed two innocent, hardworking cross-border porters (merchandise-carriers known in Iran as Kolbar). These two…

Employee Rights & Managing Discipline

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Confronting Global Capital: Strengthening Labour Internationalism and Transnationalism in Canada Today

 Confronting Global Capital | Affronter le capital mondialisé Strengthening Labour Internationalism and Transnationalism in Canada Today |Renforcer l’internationalisme syndical au canada aujourd’hui   When/Quand: Thursday, October 12 to Saturday, October 14, 2017 Where/Où: McMaster University Centre for Continuing Education in Hamilton, Ontario Contact: [email protected]

Amnesty International: Iran: Caught in a web of repression: Iran’s human rights defenders under attack

 2 August 2017, Index number: MDE 13/6446/2017 The Iranian authorities are intensifying their crackdown against human rights defenders, who have already been working under suffocating levels of repression. Human rights defenders are routinely portrayed in official statements and court verdicts…

Tehran: Rally & march in front of parliament for the release of Reza Shahabi

Today, September 5, 2017, Tehran: A rally and march by workers of the Tehran Bus Company together with students and other labour activists and teachers took place in the morning in front of the parliament (Majles) and the surrounding streets in…

TUC General Secretary writes to Iranian Ambassador calling for the immediate release of Reza Shahabi

Source: https://www.tuc.org.uk/node/127388 TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady writes to the Iranian Ambassador to demand the President of Iran immediately releases imprisoned Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi and denounces their decision to deny Mr Shahabi the medical leave he is due. …