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25 August 2016

Colombia: unions support peace process

As Colombia takes the final steps towards a lasting peace deal between the Government and the FARC rebels (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), trade unions are supporting a nation-wide campaign in favour of its adoption. More




25 August 2016

After earthquake, Italian unions join in solidarity

With many missing and over 200 reported dead, trade unions in Italy are taking action to provide first help and ensure the recovery of the communities hit by the devastating earthquake. More




24 August 2016

UK: Early years' education needs highest level of support

In response to the UK government’s proposals outlined in the Early Years National Funding Formula consultation, the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers reiterated that significant investment in early years’ education is essential. More




24 August 2016

Argentina’s teachers carry out nation-wide strike

With teachers’ unions leading the way, tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Argentina to oppose the government’s education reform, which includes spending cuts, and to demand authorities to reopen social dialogue. More



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