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Day: October 8, 2019

Undoing liberalization to protect electric power workers’ rights

35 union leaders, including six women, from Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Nepal met in Tokyo on 1-2 October to discuss the impact of the economic slowdown and technology revolution on workers. The network’s chairperson Kaoru Kishimoto…

Education unionists in Asia-Pacific put forward recommendations to advance SDG4 and professional teaching standards

At the Asia-Pacific regional consultative meeting of Education International affiliates, education union leaders adopted recommendations to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 and implement professional teaching standards. Thirty education union leaders from 13 Education International (EI) member organisations participated in the…

Youth in Sub Saharan Africa create regional structure

The 44 delegates from 11 countries were joined by guests from a number of organizations, including the ILO, BWI, UNI Global Union, SASK and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, which sponsored the event. The delegates displayed spirit and enthusiasm, frequently breaking…

Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise

In Jordan, an ongoing strike by the Jordan Teachers Association continues, with the union calling on the government to deliver on the 50 per cent salary increase agreed in 2014. The Jordan Teachers Association (JTA) last week declared its fourth…