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Day: October 17, 2019

Congo: education workers reaffirm their desire to make their union strong and sustainable : Education International

World Teachers’ Day provided an opportunity for education unionists in the Republic of Congo to highlight the key role the teaching profession plays in achieving each individual’s potential and the need for a union with strong management that is taken…

New mobilizations by French unions against EDF privatization

IndustriALL affiliates FNME-CGT, FCE-CFDT, CFE-CGC Energie, and FO Energie et Mines took part in a number of demonstrations and stoppages at EDF sites across France. This follows a national strike that was held on 19 September. The unions are opposing…

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh only federal leader to visit picket line in Vancouver

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was a welcome sight for striking hotel workers on the picket line in Vancouver on Thanksgiving Monday. Singh is the only federal party leader to come and show support for over 1,200 hotel workers who walked…

Education International condemns Turkish aggression in Syria

Statement | Education International condemns Turkish aggression in Syria The global education union federation draws attention to the long-term consequences of the Turkish military action in Syria for students and educators in the region. David Edwards, Education International General Secretary,…

Umicore and IndustriALL renew Global Framework Agreement

The global framework agreement was first signed in 2007 and renewed in 2011 and 2015 respectively. The 2019 renewal is the third. The renewed agreement covers human rights, including collective bargaining and equal opportunities, with a new section on violence and harassment at work with…

EI calls on World Bank to change tack in education

Statement | EI calls on World Bank to change tack in education As the board of governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund come together for the 2019 Annual Spring Meetings in Washington this week, Education…