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Day: April 3, 2018

Union rejects retrenchment of 340 mineworkers at Abosso Gold Fields in Ghana

03.04.2018 The Abosso Gold Fields announcement that it will retrench 340 mineworkers at its Damang operations in June adds more pain to the mineworkers in Ghana. The notice comes immediately after the retrenchment of 2,150 workers at the company’s Tarkwa…

education unionists in solidarity with Iranian and Argentinian colleagues

Teacher unionists Esmail Abdiand Roberto Baradel have been recognised by the UK’s National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers for their fight for the rights of teachers and quality education in Iran and Argentina respectively. Esmail Abdi, the jailed…

South African unions pay tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

03.04.2018 “When you strike a woman, you strike a rock” is a popular slogan from the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and a call to action on women’s rights in the country. On April 2 one of the rocks…