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Day: July 4, 2020

Ukraine: Unions take to the streets to contest renewed legislative attack on trade union rights and worker protections

Trade unions in Ukraine, including the IUF-affiliated Agro-Industrial Workers’ Union of Ukraine (AIWU Ukraine) held protests in the capital Kyiv and across the country on June 30 to demand the withdrawal of proposed new laws which would radically undermine trade…

Mine collapse kills more than 160 workers in Myanmar

The jade mine is located in a remote area of northern Myanmar. It is believed that the mine collapsed after heavy rainfall. Mine workers, while collecting precious stones, were swept away by a strong stream of mud and water. Jade…

Layoffs at the Société des casinos du Québec: CUPE will honour the collective agreements

At a time when it was informing the public that activities at the four casinos in the province would be gradually resuming, the Société des casinos du Québec (SCQ) has announced layoffs of 2,250 employees across the province. CUPE represents…