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Day: March 5, 2018

DRC: IndustriALL supports mining code, demands greater share for workers

05.03.2018 IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), TUMEC, CSC, UNTC and OTUC, support a new mining code that will ensure that the country receives a greater share of the revenue earned from its mines….

EQUALITY NOW! For an international Convention to stop violence against women at work

The International Women’s Day celebrated by IUF affiliates this year is devoted to the struggle to end violence against women, violence which is rooted in resistance to equality. Sexually harassing a woman is an insidious reminder that she has no…

Argentine unions reject Mercosur-EU agreement

Negotiators of Mercosur and the EU are holding meetings until March 2 in Asuncion, Paraguay, to resolve differences and sign a FTA. The unions of Argentina have taken a unified stand against the agreement. “Signing this agreement would be a…

Bangladesh garment workers call for increased minimum wage

At the end of February, IndustriALL’s affiliates in Bangladesh’ garment sector, organized a series of actions including a joint press conference on 25 February and a human chain march on 28 February. Under the banner of the IndustriALL Bangladesh Council…

higher education personnel full-steam ahead to protect social benefits and decent pensions

Thousands of university staff have taken part in the biggest strike the UK higher education sector has ever seen, and successfully brought employers to the table for negotiations on social benefits. Education International affiliate in the UK, the University and…