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Day: July 5, 2018

Toronto hospital workers call on employer to show respect and implement the contract they negotiated

Workers at St. Joseph’s Health Centre and Providence Healthcare are rallying to demand that their employer implement the collective agreement that was negotiated and ratified in May. The contract includes new provisions to protect workers from violence in the workplace…

EI General Secretary, David Edwards addresses delegates of the National Education Association

EI General Secretary, David Edwards addressed the Representative Assembly of the National Education Association (NEA), the top decision-making body for the more than 3-million member union, the largest in the United States. “I want you to know that the world…

Hunger strike at Tenaris Colombia called off but struggle continues

05.07.2018 The vice-president of the Tenaris TuboCaribe union in Colombia (Sintratucar), Jairo de Río, called off his hunger strike after being hospitalised, but the struggle against union persecution continues The Sintratucar union leader began his hunger strike on 26 June…

Building power to make a difference

Unions in Asia Pacific have achieved great things, like using global framework agreements on the ground to safeguard workers’ rights, and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. But these achievements must be grounded in our organizing work,…

Building power to make a difference

Unions in Asia Pacific have achieved great things, like using global framework agreements on the ground to safeguard workers’ rights, and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. But these achievements must be grounded in our organizing work,…

Los Mineros wins right to represent workers at Teksid Mexico after 4-year struggle

 IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, Los Mineros, defeated the Confederation of Mexican Workers (CTM) led by the corrupt Tereso Medina, by 238 votes to 145, thereby winning the exclusive right to negotiate a CBA with Teksid Hierro based in Monclova in…