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Day: May 23, 2018

Rally of striking city workers delivers strong message to the City of Cornwall: “Come back to the table and negotiate a fair deal”

Hundreds rallied at Cornwall City Hall today, in support of the now four Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) locals who are on strike. Inside workers joined the three other locals (paramedics, outside workers and library workers) who have been…

CUPE Seeds of Change – building community in the Kootenays

CUPE Seeds of Change, a community action committee, continued its volunteer efforts in supporting local community at Cranbrook’s Children’s Festival held on May 12. Sunny skies brought out the crowds and the booth featuring a button-making machine kept them busy. The…

Russia: Dissolution of ITUWA overruled

On 22 May, the second session of the Supreme Court was held to judge ITUWA’s appeal against its dissolution. During the hearing, the union reported that the prosecutor’s office of Saint Petersburg had never sent the list of violations with…

UK GTI Friday’s workers strike for fair pay

Workers at two UK restaurants of the US franchise chain TGI Friday’s struck for 24 hours on May 18 after being given two days’ notice that they would be stripped of 40% of their income from tips – a loss…

Ethiopia: Meeting stirs social dialogue on decent wages

With support from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, key players at the discussions in Addis Ababa on 22 May, including the ILO, reminded the government of Ethiopia of its obligations to fully implement Convention 87 on freedom of association and the…