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Day: April 4, 2018

CUPE celebrates big pension win for Local 2424

Members of CUPE 2424, staff at Carleton University, were jubilant last night following ratification of a new contract with the university. After a four-week strike, the local got a deal that guarantees a defined benefit pension plan for workers and prevents…

Mozambique: Union shocked by appalling conditions at plastics factory

04.04.2018 Workers at a Chinese-owned plastics factory in Mozambique are being forced to work in shocking conditions according to IndustriALL Global Union trade union affiliate, SINTIQUIAF, which organizes more than 15,000 workers in the chemical and allied industries. The union…

Ukrainian miners trapped underground as power cut off

An emergency electricity supply ensured the ventilation and pumping of water in the mine. Eventually, electricity was turned on for 80 minutes, allowing all the miners to get to the surface without injury. On 2 and 3 April, electricity was…