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Day: July 9, 2019

IndustriALL signs quality of working life agreement with Renault

The global agreement, signed in Paris today, takes into considertion the evolution of the world of work, from an economic, technological and social point of view, and covers Renault employees globally. The global agreement – “Building the world of work…

educators warn of slow progress at first major review of SDG 4

Today EI joins governments and other stakeholders at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York to review progress towards Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4. Four years after the adoption of the SDGs in 2015, this is the…

Mass protests demand freedom for imprisoned union leader at BMI seafood Indonesia

IUF affiliates continue their daily protests demanding the release from prison of Reni Desmiria, secretary of the SPBMI union of workers at seafood processor Bumi Menara Internusa (BMI) in Lampung, Indonesia. On July 4, IUF unions affiliated to the independent…

Solidarity with Hong Kong education unionists’ protest actions

Solidarity with Hong Kong education unionists’ protest actions Education International firmly supports its affiliates in Hong Kong and Taiwan who are protesting against the legislative change which would facilitate extradition to mainland China. The Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU),…

Germany: NGG mobilizing against employer push for longer, ‘flexible’ hours in the hospitality sector

 The German Food and Allied Workers Union NGG is mobilizing to defeat employer efforts to extend working time in the hospitality sector. The employer association is pushing for changes to the law which would extend the legal working day to…