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Day: June 13, 2019

Former EI President Thulas Nxesi appointed to South Africa’s cabinet

Education international and the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union welcome the decision of the President of South Africa’s to appoint former President of Education International, Cde Thulas Nxesi, to the Cabinet of South Africa as Minister of Labour and Employment….

If you are unhappy resign, Ethiopian workers told

Garment workers with more than 30 years-experience work in deplorable conditions and earn 900-1300 Ethiopian Birr – less than US $45 per month. The low wages make it difficult for workers to make a decent living. At a women’s meeting…

Colombia: increasing violence against union leaders

Igor Díaz, from IndustriALL affiliate Sintracarbón,. received a text message on 6 June, with a warning that an “extermination operation” would commence in 24 hours. On 11 May, Díaz received another death threat from a criminal group called Las Águilas…

Vancouver K-12 workers reach tentative agreement

K-12 support workers, members of CUPE 15, reached a tentative agreement with the Vancouver School Board yesterday, after five months of bargaining. “Both bargaining teams worked well together and recognized the needs and concerns of our members,” said CUPE 15 President…

New collective agreement for parc Jean-Drapeau workers

Just in time for the Montreal Grand-Prix, a tentative agreement between parc Jean-Drapeau and the blue-collar workers affiliated with CUPE 301 was ratified by 95% of the membership at a general meeting on Wednesday evening. They had voted in favour…

Province of Manitoba causing CFS workers to endure massive delay in pay next month

Manitoba’s support workers at Child and Family Services (CFS) in Winnipeg and Eastman held a rally Friday to protest a plan that will reduce their pay by at least half in the month of July. The protest was held in front of…