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union rights

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 14 February 2018

    The Council of Global Unions condemns attacks on labour rights

    The Council of Global Unions held its 12th meeting with a clear message in support of its members in the USA and against attacks on the American trade union movement.

    The Council of Global Unions condemns attacks on labour rights
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 9 November 2012

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  3. Union growth 31 March 2006

    Ethiopia: International mobilisation to support the authentic teachers' association

    EI witnessed another dramatic development affecting teachers and their union in Ethiopia. On Thursday 30 March 2006, the Ethiopian Federal High Court ruled that the authentic ETA leadership (EI's affiliate) has to hand over every asset and property of the association to a government-sponsored group also called ETA.

    Ethiopia: International mobilisation to support the authentic teachers' association
  4. Union growth 28 March 2006

    UK: Teacher unions show solidarity with 1m striking local government workers

    EI affiliates the NASUWT, NUT and AUT are supporting local government employee unions in their one day strike today; part of the campaign to demand fair treatment over pension rights in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

    UK: Teacher unions show solidarity with 1m striking local government workers
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 March 2006

    Union fury as employers ban unions from pay dispute talks

    EI affiliates the AUT and NATFHE have reacted with astonishment and anger at news today that the Universities and Colleges Employers (Ucea) Association have gone back on a commitment to meet them next week to try and resolve the current pay dispute for higher education staff.

    Union fury as employers ban unions from pay dispute talks
  6. Standards and working conditions 16 March 2006

    Namibia: Union and government sign teacher appointment and pay agreement

    EI affiliate the Namibia National Teachers Union (NANTU) has signed an historic agreement with the government on appropriate appointment requirements and remuneration packages for teachers.

    Namibia: Union and government sign teacher appointment and pay agreement
  7. Union growth 6 February 2006

    Guyana: Government and teachers union to meet next week

    The Government of Guyana has agreed to meet EI affiliate the Guyana Teachers' Union (GTU) following the `Stress Day' boycott of classrooms.

    Guyana: Government and teachers union to meet next week
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 February 2006

    Australia: Workplace Agreements erode union rights

    EI affiliate the NTEU has condemned legislation identified at the 5th Conference on Higher Education and Research in December 2005, and already being implemented to undercut union rights within the higher education sector.

    Australia: Workplace Agreements erode union rights
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 2 February 2006

    Four Canadian unions sign pact to protect collective bargaining

    EI affiliate the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) has joined three other labour organisations and formally signed a Mutual Aid and Assistance pact to promote and protect collective bargaining in Canada.

    Four Canadian unions sign pact to protect collective bargaining
  10. Trade union rights are human rights 25 January 2006

    SENA General Secretary appointed as Gabon's new Minister of Labour

    Christiane Bitougat, General Secretary of the Gabonese teachers' union SENA, has been appointed Labour Minister of the new government of Omar Bongo on Jan 19. She is also a member of the Francophone teachers' union committee CSFEF.

    SENA General Secretary appointed as Gabon's new Minister of Labour
  11. Union growth 24 January 2006

    Tanzania: TTU President turns Education Minister

    It is a victory in the history of teacher trade unionism in Africa that the President of the Tanzania Teachers' Union (TTU), Margaret Sitta, has recently been appointed the country's Minister of Education and Vocational Training.

    Tanzania: TTU President turns Education Minister
  12. Standards and working conditions 10 January 2006

    Montenegro: Success for Education Union as Collective Agreement signed

    The Government of the Republic of Montenegro signed the Branch Collective Agreement with EI affiliate the Independent Union of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Montenegro (ITUESCSM) on 23 December, 2005 after Education International’s intervention.

    Montenegro: Success for Education Union as Collective Agreement signed
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 9 January 2006

    Cambodia: The UN defends trade union rights

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a statement on 4 January deploring the "series of defamation, incitement and disinformation law suits and arrests of members of civil society, trade unions, media and the Sam Rainsy opposition party in the course of last year."

    Cambodia: The UN defends trade union rights
  14. Trade union rights are human rights 20 December 2005

    Bulgaria: Teachers are soon entering their second month of strike

    Bulgarian teachers organised by EI affiliates SEB and PODKREPA started their strike for better working conditions on 25 November. On 18 December, the president of SEB, Janka Takeva, addressed an open letter to the representative of the International Monetary Fund who took part in a meeting with the Bulgarian Ministry...

    Bulgaria: Teachers are soon entering their second month of strike
  15. Standards and working conditions 7 December 2005

    Australia: Union Questions the Independence of Minister’s Teaching Institute

    EI affiliate the Australian Education Union has expressed concerns about “Teaching Australia,” a national professional body announced by the government and aimed at enhancing the professional status of teachers and teaching.

    Australia: Union Questions the Independence of Minister’s Teaching Institute