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Mandate call on brands to pay into Rana Plaza victim fund

Mandate Trade Union is calling on employers to support survivors and families of the victims of the Rana Plaza tragedy, one year on from the Bangladesh factory collapse where almost... more

Pay up Benetton...

Today, Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) alongside workers and trade unions in Bangladesh and around the world launch a major campaign calling on all clothing brands who source... more

How Windy City strike went down a storm...

By Seamus Farrell Union activist and research intern with CTU In September 2012, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) balloted for strike action. Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Emmanuel,... more

End the siege of Cuba

An opinion piece by David Gibney - originally printed in Shopfloor The Cuban embargo by the United States of America, which has been in place for more than 50... more

Palestinian trade unionist in sanctions call

Leading Palestinian trade unionist Dr Mohammed O M Amara is presented with a 1913 Lockout commemorative sterling silver coin by Congress President John Douglas following his presentation to ICTU’s Executive Council... more

Walmart - global week of action 18-24 November 2013

Workers around the world will come together November 18-24 for a global week of action to demand good jobs at Walmart stores and throughout Walmart’s supply chain. Workers and their unions... more

McDonald's worker sacked for telling the truth

McDonald's in New Zealand has sacked union delegate Sean Bailey for speaking out about poor working conditions before a Parliamentary Select Committee. ... more

Clean Clothes Campaign mourns more factory deaths in Bangladesh.

The Clean Clothes Campaign is horrified by the loss of life at another garment factory in Bangladesh and sends its heartfelt condolences to all the families affected by this latest... more

Promises: Introduction to Human Rights, Media and Campaigning in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

You may be interested to learn that the Palestine Education Initiative are running their development education course Promises: An Introduction to Human Rights, Media and Campaigning in the Israel-Palestine Conflict... more

Irish Congress of Trade Unions joins global union protest at action of Turkish

Mandate General Secretary and Congress Vice President, John Douglas, will hand deliver the attached letter to the Turkish Embassy at 09:15am tomorrow morning (Friday, 21 June 2013). The Irish Congress... more
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