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Day: April 5, 2018

CUPE 416 and PortsToronto reach tentative agreement

PortsToronto and the Union representing 91 of its hourly and salaried employees have reached a tentative agreement. In a joint statement issued today, the Toronto Civic Employees Union (TCEU), Local 416 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and PortsToronto stated: “PortsToronto…

Mattawa town workers ramp up negotiations next week

Workers with the Town of Mattawa are entering the next phase of their effort to secure a new collective agreement, with conciliation talks scheduled for Tuesday, April 10th. The talks between CUPE 1465-01 and the Town will be assisted by a…

K-12 education support workers call on Premier Moe to reinvest in Saskatchewan’s future

Despite increased student enrollment, K‑12 Education in Saskatchewan has been underfunded for years. Last year’s Saskatchewan Party budget doubled down with a dramatic $54.2 million in cuts to Saskatchewan schools and classroom supports. Annual funding was slashed by $500 for every…

Educators’ campaign for public schools’ fair funding

The Australian Education Union is demanding that public schools are properly resourced by public authorities with the launch of a new phase of its schools funding campaign – “Fair Funding Now!” The Fair Funding Now! Initiative, launched by the Australian…

Workers at Fresenius Kabi in Chile call off strike after reaching agreement

05.04.2018 The Fresenius Kabi Chilean Workers Union at Plant Sanderson achieved an important victory after securing a pay rise on 22 March. As a result of this development, it called off its official strike which began on 14 March. The…

Pakistan: 11 workers killed in series of mine accidents

05.04.2018 With the horrific mine accident that killed six workers in the Kalat district in Balochistan on 4 April 2018, at least 11 workers at mines in different parts of Pakistan have died since the end of March.  The deadly…

Court rules in favour of chemical workers at Rustavi Azot in Georgia

The legal victory was achieved with the support the Trade Union of Metallurgy, Mining and Chemical Industry Workers of Georgia (TUMMCIWG), an affiliate of IndustriALL Global Union. The 56 workers were illegally dismissed at the beginning of 2017 when, during a change…

Parents march to demand better salary for early childhood education teachers

The Education Trade Union in Finland, Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö has welcomed the support given by parents and citizens to the status and living and working conditions of early childhood educators. A media campaign by the Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö (OAJ) to highlight the…