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Day: May 30, 2020

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…

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…

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…