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Day: March 20, 2019

IndustriALL in solidarity with New Zealand victims

20.03.2019 On behalf of 50 million workers around the world, IndustriALL Global Union extends its deepest condolences to the people of New Zealand following the deadly terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch. IndustriALL expresses its support to New Zealand…

why teachers are saying no to Ark schools

A new study shines light on the shadows behind a philanthropic organisation’s plans to promote private education in Ghana. Education International is launching its latest study today at the University College London Institute of Education. It focuses on the operations…

Schysst stall (Fair stable) – working against sexual harassment in the horse sector in Sweden

The IUF-affiliated Kommunal – Sweden’s largest union – seeks agreement with employers on concrete measures to ensure that workplaces are free from sexual harassment and abuse. Schysst stall (Fair Stable) is a joint initiative with the service sector employer association…

South Africa: Workers striking against precarious work at Arcelor Mittal

IndustriALL affiliate, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), has 3,000 members at ArcelorMittal’s six South African operations and is calling on all workers to join the strike. Most of the workers are employed through labour broking firms,…

1,700 workers strike at Hankook Tire in Hungary

IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the Federation of Chemical Workers of Hungary (VDSZ), which represents workers at Hankook’s Dunaújváros plant in central Hungary, say that 70 per cent of 2,400 shift workers have joined the indefinite strike that began on 12 March….

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Event overview We continue to confront ongoing racism in our communities and workplaces, including racial profiling and criminalization, lack of employment and education opportunities, precarious work, unequal access to public services, environmental racism and lack of basic human rights for…

Last Liberal budget underdelivers when Canadians need help most

Canada’s largest union says the Liberal government’s final budget before the October election fails to give Canadians help when they need it most. In particular, CUPE is dismayed by the government’s lack of real action on pharmacare when millions of…

Over a thousand people rally outside U of S Board of Governors meeting to demand a fair deal for CUPE 1975 members

Over a thousand CUPE members and supporters rallied today outside of the University of Saskatchewan’s Board of Governors meeting to demand a fair deal for members of CUPE 1975. The University of Saskatchewan is trying to eliminate the local’s secure Defined…