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    Global unions condemn escalating attacks on democracy and worker rights in the Philippines

    The IUF and the the international union organizations which make up the Council of Global Unions have condemned the escalating attack on democratic and trade union rights in the Philippines, where the recent adoption of an ‘Anti-Terrorism Act’ grants the government a sweeping license to escalate repression and arbitrary police power. “With its deplorable record […] More

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    CUPE Nova Scotia hosts first ever anti-Black racism panel discussion

    A heartfelt, uncomfortable and necessary conversation by CUPE members about their experiences with racism in the workplace and the union. In response to recent events, members of CUPE Nova Scotia’s Human Rights Committee and Division Executive came together to discuss what could be done, as a union, to better serve our racialized members. The group decided […] More

  • Union seeks social dialogue on pandemic impact on teachers and students
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    Union seeks social dialogue on pandemic impact on teachers and students

    The Portuguese education union, Federaçao Nacional dos Professores, is concerned about teacher professional issues, inequities, lack of social dialogue, and assessment of teachers. In Portugal, teacher workload has soared due to the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. That information is provided by Manuela Mendonça, member of the Federaçao Nacional dos Professores (FENPROF) National Secretariat and […] More

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    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 the European Parliament, the European Commission issued ‘Guiines on Seasonal Workers in the EU in […] More

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    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, travelled to Cugir to meet the local union. At the plant we meet our colleague […] More

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