The new attack of the islamist organization “Boko Haram”(which means “the west education is forbidden”) in a high school in north-east Nigeria was the reason why 43 people, mainly students and teachers, lost their lives. The gunmen, also, kidnapped many people and set the school and other governmental buildings of the city on fire. Continue reading
The secretary of FISE expresses its opposition to the educational program of the E.U., which takes place in Greece, entitled “teachers for Europe”. The main purpose of this program is the submission of the teachers to the policies of the E.U. and to the service of the interests of the multinational companies and of the monopolies. Through these programs, they attempt to corrupt the conscience of young students and to promote the image of the school-company, of the student-client and of the commercialized education. Continue reading
New Bulletin: Read all about the Presidential Council Session
19 February 2014
Which are the important activities to be organized for the year 2014, which solidarity resolutions did the Presidential Council conclude to, what was the 2013 outlook of the WFTU in numbers.
Also Read extracts from the General Secretary’s introductory speech.
Athens, Greece – February 5th, 2014
WFTU stands in solidarity with the fair struggle of the London Underground Workers
The World Federation of Trade Unions representing 86 million workers in 126 countries around the world salutes the struggle of the London Underground workers in Britain who have joined forces in industrial action to stop cuts in jobs, services and security.
The 48-hours strike action that began last night has been rock solid and this has meant the London Underground network has effectively been closed down.
In a united voice transport workers say no to casualization, zero-hour contracts, poverty pay and bogus self-employment! Continue reading