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Day: June 14, 2019

Challenges and conditions of teaching profession at heart of international debate

Education International and its affiliates ensure that the voice of educators is heard loud and clear at this year’s International Labour Conference in Switzerland. The conference, from 10 to 21 June, in Geneva, is attended by a delegation led by…

Education unions play a crucial role in eradicating child labour through quality public education

Education international has reminded the International Labour Organisation’s Centenary Conference Forum to commemorate the World Day against Child Labour that educators and their trade unions worldwide are determined to eradicate this scourge and guarantee access to education for all. Speaking…

UN Experts call on ILO to recognize health and safety workplace conditions as a fundamental right

A group of United Nations Special Rapporteurs and Independent Experts have called on the ILO to recognize the right to safe and healthy workplaces as one of its ‘Fundamental principles and rights at work’, a proposal contained in the draft…

Solidarity with striking metal workers in Italy

Members of three of IndustriALL Global Union’s affiliates in Italy – FIM CISL, FIOM-CGIL and UILM – are taking coordinated action to call on the government and the private sector to: Invest to create jobs in environmentally sustainable industry Increase wages…