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Day: May 16, 2018

South Africa: Union condemns retrenchment of 1,722 mineworkers at Evander gold mine

16.05.2018 Pan African Resources’ Evander gold mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga Province, has given notice to retrench 95 per cent of its workers – 1722 workers out of 1812 – by the end of May. IndustriALL affiliate the National Union of…

Belarus: Independent union leaders face long prison sentences

Gennady Fedynich is president of IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliate the Belarusian Radio and Electronic Industry Workers’ Union (REP), Ihar Komlik is treasurer of the same union. Both have been given one month to prepare for the case before it goes…

Education International launches first worldwide Education Support Personnel Day

They are a core part of each education system and essential to the union movement, yet Education Support Personnel are often ignored and undervalued. In order to highlight their key role, experience and professionalism in providing quality education for all,…

French cosmetics brand dismisses union members in Turkey

Following an intensive recruitment campaign by Petrol-Is Chemical and Rubber Workers’ Union of Turkey, in March, a sufficient number of workers at Yves Rocher’s subsidiary in Turkey, Kosan Kozmetik, excerised their free choice of being of part of a union….

Burgerville Workers Union Wins Second Victory

Submitted on Tue, 05/15/2018 – 7:50pm By Burgerville Workers Union – It’s Going Down, May 14, 2018 The following statement was released yesterday from the Burgerville Workers Union, after another store successfully won union recognition. The BVWU is the first…