Archive

Day: July 6, 2018

Zambian unions petition Dangote on violation of workers’ rights

By so doing, the company is denying the unions freedom of association.  Even with the involvement of the ministry of labour, through current and previous ministers and labour commissioners, the cement company has not budged. Dangote’s attitude towards unions is aptly…

Court ruling criminalizes right to strike in Belgium

A second trade union activist was cleared of charges.  The ruling against the President of the Antwerp branch of IndustriALL Global Union’s Belgian affiliate, ABVV- FGTB, came despite the peaceful protest on 24 June 2016 that included picket lines on some access…

USA: farmworkers fired for speaking out against abuses

Two migrant farmworkers on a tobacco farm in North Carolina owned by grower Randy Blalock were abused, denied work and then summarily fired after describing substandard living conditions to an inspector from the state Department of Labor. Our affiliate, the…

trade unions unite around fighting privatisation and commercialisation of education

Organised as part of Education International’s Global Response against the commercialisation and privatisation in and of Education, the Convention on Privatisation of Education and Right to Education in Nepal helped further raise awareness and disseminate international research on education privatisation…