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Day: September 20, 2019

Teachers join global protest action for climate justice

Fridays For Future: Teachers join global protest action for climate justice At today’s Fridays For Future march, Education International stood in solidarity with students, unions and other civil society groups to demand immediate action against climate change. The 20th of…

Australian glass workers strike for a fair contract

Workers at O-I Austalia did not receive any pay increase over the last seven years although the company has made record sales and profits during the same period. When the Australian unions approached the company management with an attempt to…

Unions support government plan to stop gender-based violence in South Africa

According to the recently released South African Police Service crime statistics a woman is killed every three hours. From April 2018 and March 2019, 2,771 women were killed, and rape and sexual offences are on the increase. In an address…

Anti-union tactics at Google contractor

Last month, more than 66 per cent of around 80 eligible Google contractors at HCL signed cards in favour of union representation by IndustriALL US affiliate United Steelworkers. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has scheduled a representation election for…