Parents and workers are on a hunger strike to protest the layoff of 1,200 school aides who help keep Philadelphia students safe. The cuts, could leave Philadelphia schools without sports, arts, assistant principals or secretaries. Continue reading
9-15 September 2013: Camping for the WFTU Youth
In Cyprus, next to the beach:
Resting, Swimming, Trade Union Training.
a new initiative of the WFTU and the PEO of Cyprus, for the young trade unionists to interact with one another, to take time-off and rest, to be familiarized with the class-oriented trade union movement.
Limited participation of only 40 persons. Continue reading
The World Federation of Trade Unions addresses to the international community in order to inform that on June 13 2013, the Israeli occupation forces arrested comrade trade unionist Hussein Agrabesh, Deputy General Secretary of the General Union of Palestinian Workers, on his way home after attending the 102nd International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading
The number of children out of school has been reduced to 57 millions, according to official data published by UNESCO.
This particular research about the year 2012, shows that the amount of those children has been smaller than the one in 2010 and 2011, when it was up to 61 millions, whilst the countries that seem to deal with the problem Continue reading