Declaration of WFTU General Secretary, G. Mavrikos on Fidel Castro’s demise

Photo: Fidel Castro on the podium of the 10th International Trade Union Congress

Forever immortal 

On behalf of 92 million members of the WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS, I would like to convey to the cuban people,to the CTC, to the State and Party leadership of Socialist Cuba, our deepest condolences from the bottom of our hearts for the Comandante Fidel’s death. He was a leader who, along with Che, along with all his comrades, fought and beat the imperialists and their instruments.
For the WFTU has been the greatest honor Comandante Fidel’s own presence in its Congresses and his great speech to the delegates of the 10th WFTU Congress.
For the World Working Class will always be IMMORTAL.

Declaration of FISE on Fidel Castro’s death

Forever immortal

The World Federation of Teachers Union, FISE, would like to convey to the cuban people,to the CTC, to the State and Party leadership of Socialist Cuba, our deepest condolences from the bottom of our hearts for the Comandante Fidel’s death. He was a leader who, along with Che, along with all his comrades, fought and beat the imperialists and their instruments.

He will be immortal forever and an example to teach to our students.

THE SECRETERIAT 

For the 4th Conference of PAME

11/12/2016

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 Friends and comrades,

The World Federation of Teachers Unions, FISE, a member of the WFTU, is welcoming the 4th nationwide conference of the all workers militant front, PAME, which will take place in Athens, on the 19th and 20th of November, with the participation of hundreds of associations, federations and labor centres.

FISE is watching the everyday struggles of the workers in Greece in defense of their rights, struggles where PAME is leading against the policy of multinationals, against the imperialist wars, against the government’s syndicalism.

We acknowledge the contribution of PAME in development of internationalism, in development of solidarity. We recognize its contribution to the problems of migrants and refugees. Its contribution to the reorganization of the international trade union movement.

We are confident that the decisions of the 4th conference of PAME will serve as a guide to strengthen our trade union organizations and the efficiency of our struggle.

Good luck to your work.

With militant greetings 

THE SECRETARIAT

Stop the criminalization of students’ struggle!

24/10/2016

The World Federation of Teachers Unions, FISE, a member of the WFTU, condemns the adduction to the police of 14 students who attend night schools in the city of Lamia, Greece. The struggle of the students of secondary education has begun to provide them free books, to improve infrastructures in their school and also to improve their educational level.  Police carried out a night raid and arrested the students who were at that time in their schools, safeguarding their struggle. Along with them they have arrested one of parents who was supporting the just struggle of the students.

The FISE denounces the Government of Greece, which not only tries to convince Greeks that there are no problems in the schools, but also uses the authoritarianism and terrorism to avoid students from fighting.

We call the unions of teachers, the teachers, the unions of workers to condemn these actions, to denounce the criminalization of the organized fight.

To safeguard the organized struggle of students around the world.

To strengthen the front of pupils, students and workers for an education worthy of our class.

THE SECRETARIAT

 

FISE supports the strikers at Harvard University

The World Federation of Teachers Unions, FISE, a member of the WFTU, denounces the police attacks against the workers and the arrests of 11 trade unionists at Harvard, who were demonstrating last Friday outside the University.

The workers in Harvard strike to have health care and wages that cover their needs.

FISE expresses its solidarity and wishes success to the struggles of teachers, students and workers in Harvard University.

The Secretariat

Italy: Solidarity with the General Strike of USB, October 21

10/20/2016

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 Solidarity with the General Strike of USB in Italy, October 21

 FISE expresses its solidarity with the workers and the USB of Italy for their strike on October 21.

The attack of the Renzi Government in Italy, as well as the directives of the European Union in all countries of Europe, for wage and pension cuts, cuts in social benefits and social security, they all aim to safeguard the profits of the business groups. In this context escalates oppression, repression against trade union rights and freedoms, intimidations by the employers.

FISE supports the just demands of the Italian workers
and expresses its solidarity to USB for the Strike it organizes on October 21.