May 30, 2020

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  • Global education community rallies in defence of academic freedom in Hong Kong
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    Global education community rallies in defence of academic freedom in Hong Kong

    Education International stands firmly behind its affiliate, the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union, and personnel facing degrading and threatening statements made by Chief Executive Carrie Lam. In an interview that foreshadows a government crackdown on rights and freedoms in Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said that “biased and fallacious arguments have been spreading on […] More

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    Italy: Union push brings breakthrough in protecting migrant worker rights

    Sustained organizing and engagement by our Italian agro-food affiliate FLAI-CGIL has won landmark government action to protect the rights, health and safety of migrant workers in agriculture and other sectors. The May 19 ‘Italy Recovery’ decree, effective immediately, regularizes the status of migrant workers in the country irrespective of their current status by providing a […] More

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    Proposed anti-union law threatens Ukrainian union movement

    On 27 May, the parliamentary committee on social policy and the protection of veterans reviewed draft law №2681 and recommended that parliament adopt it in the first reading during next week’s session. This draft law is in contravention of the Constitution of Ukraine, core ILO conventions, including Convention 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection […] More