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Day: March 7, 2018

Montreal school crossing guards hold demonstration in front of SPVM headquarters

On Tuesday, March 6, close to one hundred Montreal school crossing guards demonstrated in front of the headquarters of their employer, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM). These employees have been without a contract since December 31, 2015,…

CUPE solidarity from coast to coast on display as workers at Carleton University strike

Hundreds of CUPE activists meeting in Ottawa this week for CUPE’s All Committees Meeting were able to join CUPE 2424 for a solidarity picket and march on Tuesday afternoon, to support administrative, technical and library workers on strike to protect…

CUPE National President bolsters support for striking workers at York University

At York University in Toronto, 3,000 academic workers are striking for a less precarious future. Their picket lines were bolstered today by CUPE National President Mark Hancock, who delivered a message of support and solidarity. “York University needs to understand that the…

SNTE Congress elects leaders and confirms unity amidst challenging times

The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, in an extraordinary Congress, modified its statutes, including adopting a provision that 50 per cent of its leadership positions must be held by women. They elected their leadership and strengthened their commitment…

“100 days of snubbing Zimbabwean workers,” says union federation

07.03.2018 The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade unions (ZCTU), the national centre to which IndustriALL Global Union affiliates belong, says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration “met everyone” for consultations, but snubbed labour during its first 100 days in office. As no attempts…

IndustriALL urges Shell to intervene over fired trade union leaders in Brazil

Rivael Marcos Batista, president; Denilson Ramalho da Silva, treasurer; and Orlando Monegato, substitute director of the Union of Rural Employees of Boa Esperança do Sul, (affiliated to IndustriALL through FERAESP), were dismissed at Raízen’s Araraquara Production Unit in the state…

Supporting south-south cooperation development

Supporting south-south cooperation development Topics in this post: South-south solidarity is a cooperation mode that EI has been helping to happen for many years now. At each annual development cooperation meeting, as well as in other activities, EI supports union-to-union…