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Day: May 3, 2018

Bill C-49 jeopardizes Canadians’ privacy and jobs

The federal government’s Transportation Modernization Act is being pushed through parliament this week by the Liberal government despite serious concerns raised over changes to privacy, foreign ownership, and job loss. The so-called Passenger’s Bill of Rights goes far beyond passenger rights….

Glencore: Unions voice concerns and demands to shareholders

Trade union representatives from Australia, Canada, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Italy, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland and Zambia demonstrated outside and later attended the meeting. They were joined by representatives of NGOs, who came together to build a blue-green alliance…

Workers unite to take action against General Electric

Timed to coincide with the General Electric (GE) annual shareholders’ meeting, workers in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK took part in a European Action Day to demonstrate against the plant closures, as well as plans…

LafargeHolcim, keep your word, respect workers’ lives!

In the last two years, more than 150 people have been killed while working for LafargeHolcim, with many more were injured at work. And yet LafargeHolcim continues to expose more workers to hazardous substances that cause debilitating and fatal illnesses…

North American cement unions ready to challenge cement multinationals

IndustriALL’s North America cement network discussed the situation of the countries neighbouring China that have started exporting its overproduction. Today, China stands for more than 50 per cent of the global cement production and increases price pressure on other cement…