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Day: July 12, 2018

Zambia: Mining union on recruitment blitz

12.07.2018 “I will be smiling all the way to Kitwe,” says Brenda Mufika, the Copperbelt Regional Coordinator, of the Mine Workers Union of Zambia (MUZ), after signing a recognition agreement with Smech Engineering Services in the Sinazongwe District of the Southern Province…

Goodyear Mexico fires workers for setting up their own union

The multinational, which specializes in the manufacture of tyres, announced the mass dismissals of around 50 peopleon 9 July. The workers claim that the company’s action was an act of revenge to punish their decision to set up an independent trade…

GEA management concedes to talks after strike at Italian plant

Workers at the plant, who are members of IndustriALL Global Union Italian affiliate, FIOM-CGIL, went on strike in protest at the proposed sale on 10 July. The union wants to safeguard jobs and production at GEA’s sizeable plant outside the…

New Zealand teachers and nurses to hold first mass strike in a generation

Thousands of nurses, primary school teachers and principals are calling on New Zealand’s public authorities to ensure decent pay for educators, as well as guaranteeing the future of quality public education, and are prepared to walk off the job. Nurses…