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  1. Trade union rights are human rights 11 February 2020

    Canada: Educators strike against cuts in education and for collective bargaining

    Rotating strikes by teachers and education workers are set to continue this week in Canada’s Ontario province. The strike started on 6 February, with negotiations between educators and the province’s government over funding and collective bargaining stalled.

    Canada: Educators strike against cuts in education and for collective bargaining
  2. Union growth 4 February 2020

    Ireland: Teachers strike for equal pay

    A strike in secondary schools in Ireland has seen hundreds of establishments closed as teachers all over the country demand an end to pay discrimination.

    Ireland: Teachers strike for equal pay
  3. Standards and working conditions 2 October 2019

    Jordan: Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise

    In Jordan, an ongoing strike by the Jordan Teachers Association continues, with the union calling on the government to deliver on the 50 per cent salary increase agreed in 2014.

    Jordan: Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 February 2019

    USA: Denver teachers fight against austerity

    For the first time in 25 years teachers are walking off the job in Denver, Colorado, demanding better working conditions and a fair compensation system.

    USA: Denver teachers fight against austerity
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 7 February 2019

    “Collective bargaining and gender equality: a testament to women trade unionists”, by Jane Pillinger and Nora Wintour

    Nora Wintour, Jane Pillinger

    Jane Pillinger and Nora Wintour have worked together for over 20 years since the PSI and EI first launched the ‘Pay Equity Now!’ campaign. Here they discuss their recent book.

    “Collective bargaining and gender equality: a testament to women trade unionists”, by Jane Pillinger and Nora Wintour
  6. Fighting the commercialisation of education 11 October 2018

    Unions act to secure tax justice to secure workers’ rights

    Addressing tax avoidance by multinational companies was the focus of trade unions from all over the world at a recent seminar.

    Unions act to secure tax justice to secure workers’ rights
  7. Equity and inclusion 26 September 2018

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed

    Hundreds of women working in education in New Zealand have achieved a pay rise of up to 30 per cent in a historic settlement for pay equity.

    New Zealand: Historic pay equity deal in education signed
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 11 July 2018

    New Zealand teachers and nurses to hold first mass strike in a generation

    Thousands of nurses, primary school teachers and principals are calling on New Zealand’s public authorities to ensure decent pay for educators, as well as guaranteeing the future of quality public education, and are prepared to walk off the job.

    New Zealand teachers and nurses to hold first mass strike in a generation
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 May 2018

    Discovering more about Education Support Personnel, by Philippa Butler

    Philippa Butler

    Education Support Personnel (ESP) play a vital role in promoting quality education, fostering a safe and positive learning environment for all students, and ensuring that schools and education institutions function effectively. ESP cover a wide range of people working in the education sector, such as teaching and learning assistants, school...

    Discovering more about Education Support Personnel, by Philippa Butler
  10. Standards and working conditions 10 July 2017

    The Philippines: Education union mobilises against low pay

    The Alliance of Concerned Teachers has firmly condemned what they see as Filipino public authorities’ anti-teacher statements and policies.

    The Philippines: Education union mobilises against low pay
  11. Standards and working conditions 23 June 2017

    Public Services Day: European education unions join the movement for a public service workers’ pay rise

    For Public Services Day, Education International’s European region, the European Trade Union Committee for Education, has reasserted that, after nine years of austerity, Europe’s public sector workers, including teachers, deserve a pay rise.

    Public Services Day: European education unions join the movement for a public service workers’ pay rise
  12. Trade union rights are human rights 31 March 2006

    Bahamas: Teachers’ Union Calls Industrial Action

    After several weeks of locking horns with government negotiators, officials of EI affiliate the Bahamas Union of Teachers have instructed public school teachers to go on "work to rule" and threatened that more serious action could follow.

    Bahamas: Teachers’ Union Calls Industrial Action
  13. Standards and working conditions 27 March 2006

    Jamaica: Teachers reject wage offer

    The General Council of EI affiliate the Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) has rejected the government's wage offer for the 2006 to 2008 contract period.

    Jamaica: Teachers reject wage offer
  14. 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