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Day: March 15, 2019

Global solidarity with jailed IUF hotel union members in Myanmar

IUF members around the world have responded to the jailing of 6 hotel union leaders and members at the Hotel Tharabar Gate in Myanmar with demonstrations of support and union visits to the country’s diplomatic representations abroad. Following the March 1…

Activists in Kazakhstan face continued repression

15.03.2019 Workers in Zhanaozen, Kazakhstan, have been holding rallies since 22 February, demanding increased wages for low-paid categories of workers to 150 thousand tenge (US$395), jobs for the unemployed, and full freedom to exercise trade union activities. Kazakh authorities have…

European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues

European education union leaders in solidarity with Dutch colleagues Topics in this post: The Committee of the Education International’s European region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education, has called on the public authorities of Netherlands to ensure decent working…

Sanand Ford India workers protest against meager wages

15.03.2019 For the past 27 days, workers at the Ford India plant in Sanand, Gujarat, have been boycotting food provided by the company in protest against management’s refusal to increase wages in collective bargaining negotiations. The Sanand Ford India workers…