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Day: June 6, 2019

Support the feminist strike in Switzerland!

On June 14, 2019 women across Switzerland will be on strike, at work and at home. The strike, overtly feminist and widely supported by trade unions (including our Swiss affiliate Unia), civil society groups and various political parties, is the…

Historic opportunity for an ILO Convention on violence at work

The trade union movement has long campaigned for a strong and binding international instrument to fight violence and harassment at work. IndustriALL believes that it is now time for governments and employers to play their part in making this new…

Young unionists hold second international exchange in Brazil

The second year of the International Youth Exchange and Training Project of IndustriALL Global Union and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation (FES) felt like a genuine reunion. Having held their previous meeting in Argentina in 2018, the participants held their…

Spain: Unions fight to reinstate hotel housekeepers dismissed for demanding rights and recognition

Nine housekeepers at the Hotel Condestable Iranzo in Jaén (Andalusia) were dismissed in May while organizing a union and demanding the application of the collective agreement for the hospitality sector in the province. The CC.OO Services Federation is fighting for…

Loss of Sulabha A. Donde, strong trade union leader and force for progress for women and trade unions

Education International is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Sulabha A. Donde, Senior Vice President of All India Primary Teachers’ Federation and Chairperson of the Women’s Network of her union, a leader who has played a vital role in…