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Day: December 5, 2017

Ending violence against women and girls

On December 6, CUPE joins with people across Canada to mark the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, where 14 women were singled out and murdered because of their gender. One of those women, Maryse Laganière, was a CUPE…

Strengthening trade unions’ capacity to represent teachers and education personnel worldwide

Education International’s annual Development Cooperation meeting puts the focus on strengthening the capacity to speak with a strong and united voice for educators and education personnel. Education International (EI) Deputy General Secretary Haldis Holst in her opening remarks stressed that…

Education unions join in the global call to end school-related gender-based violence

Education unions join in the global call to end school-related gender-based violence Topics in this post: On the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence 2017, the Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence, which Education…

ILO’s Case No. 2508 on Iran: A serious and urgent case at risk of being undermined

International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI) IASWI Bulletin – Special Edition: ILO’s Case No. 2508: (Complaint against the Islamic Republic of Iran violation of workers’ rights) – A serious and urgent case at risk of being undermined…

IUF: Iran: Four months without wages! Haft Tapeh sugar workers launch strikes and demonstrations

On December 2, workers at the giant Haft Tapeh sugar cane plantation and mill complex in Shush launched a new round of strikes and demonstrations after more than four months without wages or benefits. The workers and their families are…