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Day: May 4, 2018

Société de transport de Montréal drivers vote in favour of strike action

At a general meeting, members of CUPE 1983 voted 99% in favour of resorting to pressure tactics that could extend to an unlimited general strike. Discussions have bogged down on several issues, but the main one is the time the STM…

Conservatives can’t be trusted with health care

Today, CUPE Alberta President Marle Roberts was joined by Health Minister Sarah Hoffman at the former home of the demolished Calgary General Hospital, to call on Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party to come clean about what their deep…

South Africa: Four dead as mine claims more lives

04.05.2018 Four workers have died and three are trapped underground as rescue efforts continue at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Masakhane Shaft in Westonaria, Johannesburg, which has been closed. This follows seismic incident causing a fall ground on 3 May that saw 13 mineworkers…

What is the ILC? | IndustriALL

Who goes to the International Labour Conference (ILC)? Every member state can send a delegation consisting of: Two government delegates One worker delegate One employer delegate Each delegate has one vote in the Conference plenary. Delegations also include advisers but…