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Day: March 13, 2018

Trade union women lobby to uphold fundamental labour rights in the fight for equality

A CUPE delegation proudly joined close to a hundred trade union women from around the world at the annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City. Candace Rennick, CUPE Regional Vice-President and…

CUPE members in Manitoba celebrate major victory against P3s

The Manitoba Government has cancelled all plans to involve public-private partnerships (P3s) in the education system, and instead is committing to build five new publicly-funded schools in Winnipeg and Brandon. The government initially planned to build four schools under the P3 model, but…

Taking action on 8 March!

In Spain, 8 March saw a two-hour work stoppage, called by IndustriALL affiliated UGT and CCOO to underline the fact that as women’s salaries are lower than men’s, women effectively work for free two hours per day. There were also…

UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria

Driven by the desperate situation of Syrian children, Education International has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to increase the pressure on all parties to the conflict. In a letter to United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights…