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Day: February 15, 2018

New podcast marks 25 years of solidarity with education workers

EI: New podcast marks 25 years of solidarity with education workers Topics in this post: As Education International (EI) celebrates its 25th anniversary, a new podcast helps us look back to past achievements that have helped thousands of teachers deliver…

Trail of workers’ suicides and deaths in South India’s textile spinning mills

Barely eleven days before her 14th birthday, the child labourer from Kalkudi village in Puthukottai district committed suicide in her hostel room. On the day before her death, Dharshini worked 16 hours, in two continuous shifts from 8 am to…

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 Klason, 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…

Grief and disbelief after school shooting

United States: Grief and disbelief after school shooting Topics in this post: Educators the world over have expressed their shock and distress at the news of another deadly shooting in a US school. According to news outlets a heavily armed…

IndustriALL and AngloAmerican collaborate on creating safe and healthy workplaces

15.02.2018 IndustriALL Global Union and AngloAmerican met in Johannesburg, South Africa, 8 February, to discuss how they can work together to build trust on safe and healthy workplaces at Anglo American operations around the world. The initiative will create leading…