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Day: July 26, 2020

IUF Europe: New EU guidelines on seasonal workers a step in the right direction but binding measures are urgently needed

The IUF’s European regional organization IUF-EFFAT has consistently demanded greater legal protection for seasonal migrant workers, whose precarious situation has been ruthlessly exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 16, in response to urgent calls for action by unions and…

Successful organizing in Romania | IndustriALL

IndustriALL Global Union’s auto director Georg Leutert reflects on a difficult but successful organizing drive, and what elements are needed for successful transnational cooperation.  In October 2019, Leutert, together with a colleague from the Daimler World Works Council and a manager from Daimler,…

New federal investments in sick leave, child care and PPE should be the foundation for permanent, long-term support

CUPE is welcoming last week’s pledge of federal support for paid sick leave, child care, bolstering Canada’s supply of personal protective equipment, and more. On July 16, the federal government announced a $19 billion support package negotiated with the provinces, of…