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Day: May 4, 2019

Statement by Tehran bus workers’ syndicate on May Day crackdown and updates

This page might be updated as more confirmed updates are received. Over 40 people were arrested at the May Day rally in Tehran. Currently a number of arrestees have been released.  As of May 4, 2019, Five bus workers’ union…

NASUWT, the UK teachers’ union, condemns arrest of workers and students at May Day rally in Tehran

May 3, 2019 His Excellency Hassan Rouhani President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Email: [email protected] Your Excellency, On behalf of the NASUWT, the UK teachers’ union, I write to protest in the strongest possible terms about the arrest and…

MayDay – International Workers’ Day

CUPE marks International Workers’ Day 2019 On May 1, workers around the world rally to honour the fight for an eight‑hour workday, and to call for decent work, dignity and respect. CUPE recognizes International Workers’ Day, or May Day, in solidarity…

Time to walk the talk on equality: Human Rights forum

CUPE locals and their leaders need to be more proactive in reaching out to equity-seeking members and recruiting them for leadership positions, delegates were told at Wednesday’s packed Human Rights Forum in BC. A panel discussion chaired by CUPE National…