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Day: February 13, 2018

Colombia 2018: May peace not cost the lives of those who survived the war

For over 15 years, the four largest public-sector unions in Canada (CUPE, PSAC, CUPW and NUPGE) have been organizing worker-to-worker solidarity exchanges with Colombian popular organizations and trade unions. We have worked hard to establish what we call the Frontlines Initiative…

Nestlé workers from France demonstrate in Switzerland

Nearly 200 workers from the Nestlé-Galderma research centre near Nice in the south of France travelled overnight by bus to demonstrate in front of Nestlé headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, on 9 February. They came to protest the announced closure of…

Latin America

Latin America Project against child labour in Nicaragua A mission on child labour was organised in Léon and La Dalia, Nicaragua, from 2-10 November, following up on the “Out of work and into school” project. In La Dalia,…

A leader in Swedish education is remembered for his lifetime’s work

Family and friends traveled to Leksand; Sweden, to reflect on the life of Lars-Erik Klasson, a champion of public education and trade unionism in both Sweden and around the world. A memorial on the 9th of February gave those who…

Iran: a must see speech by a worker representative during Haft Tapeh Sugarcane workers’ strike (With English Subtitles)

  ABOUT THIS MUST SEE VIDEO: Esmail Bakhshi’s speech, on January 15, 2018,  during the strike of the workers from Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Complex.  Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Workers’ Syndicate has been an epicenter of independent Iranian labor movement in the…