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Day: June 17, 2019

Solidarity with imprisoned union leader at Indonesian seafood giant BMI

IUF affiliates in Indonesia continue their protests in support of Reni Desmiria, secretary of the SPBMI, the union of workers at major global processed seafood exporter Bumi Menara Internusa (BMI) in Lampung.  Reni was arrested and jailed on May 17,…

United Steelworkers files ILO complaint against Quebec government

The USW complaint stems from Quebec Premier François Legault’s interference in negotiations in the 17-month lockout at the aluminum smelter in Bécancour, co-owned by aluminum giants Alcoa and Rio Tinto. “By his statements aimed at discrediting the trade union position by…

Official UNESCO Recommendation on Open Educational Resources moves one step further

Education International welcomes UNESCO global commitment to advancing access to works for teaching and learning through expanding access to quality and locally relevant open educational resources. EI welcomed the progress at the intergovernmental meeting of experts to examine a UNESCO…