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Day: May 29, 2018

Kazakhstan: union leader, prisoner of conscience, is released

29.05.2018 Nurbek Kushakbayev, deputy chair of the KNPRK and labour inspector of the trade union of Oil Construction Company (OCC), was released from prison in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan on 28 May. His colleague Amin Yeleusinov, former chair of the OCC trade…

International Labour Conference: teachers’ concerns highlighted

Education International brings the voice of teachers and education personnel to the 107th session of the International Labour Conference. The Education International (EI) delegation is composed of education union leaders from 19 countries (Argentina, Benin, Botswana, Canada-Quebec, Central African Republic,…

ILC announces list of countries to come under scrutiny

Included in the list are countries where IndustriALL Global Union trade union affiliates are directly affected. These include Algeria, Belarus, Brazil, Haiti, Mexico, Nigeria and the Ukraine.  The Committee on the Application Standards (CAS), which is made up of representatives…

IndustriALL and PSI sign global responsible employer agreement with EDF

29.05.2018 Today, global unions IndustriALL and PSI signed a global responsibility agreement with French electricity company EDF, covering all of EDF’s activities in 24 countries, combining compliance with international labour conventions. The agreement is designed to guarantee the development of…