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Day: September 9, 2019

increasing starting salaries – a step in the right direction for guaranteeing recruitment and retention of teachers

Reacting to the government’s announcement of an increase in starting salaries for teachers, education unions in the UK have acknowledged that this measure will make teaching more attractive and help to mitigate the recruitment and retention crisis, but further public…

African countries urged to ratify ILO C176 on mine safety

Deaths from mine accidents have increased since 2016; in coal mines deaths have risen by 400 per cent, whilst in other mines by 67 per cent globally. Deaths have also increased in the gold and platinum mines. A meeting on…

Justice for Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi workers and their union – tell the government of Pakistan to respect the ILO and freedom of association!

For 18 years, workers at the Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi have fought with unflagging determination for their collective rights and for recognition of their union – the IUF-affiliated Pakistan Hotel, Restaurant, Clubs, Tourism, Catering and Allied Workers Federation (PHRCTCAWF). The…