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Teachers, Public Service workers baton-charged

Teachers, Public Service workers baton-charged

04052014ISLAMABAD: The capital city’s police used force against protesters from the All Pakistan Federation of United Trade Union (APFUTU) Public Service Section  and with other unions for allegedly violating an agreement with the capital administration and attempting to enter Red Zone on Tuesday.Teachers are respected in every part of the world, however, in Islamabad they, along with clerks, were badly beaten by baton-charging cops who targeted them with tear-gas and rubber bullets as they were protesting against the budget.The demonstration was jointly organised by APFUTU and other unions to protest the meagre increase in their salaries and medical allowance in the recent budget 2014-2015. Continue reading

WFTU: We support the struggle of teachers in Mexico

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                 WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS 

                                      September 9, 2013

 We support the struggle of teachers in Mexico 

The World Federation of Teachers’ Unions, FISE, member of World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), sends its solidarity message to Mexico workers, who struggle on the streets for their rights. The problems of education are problems that concern the working class as a whole and that’s why all the trade unions should fight Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFERENCE: Topic “THE ROLE OF TEACHERS TODAY”

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              WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFERENCE

TOPIC: THE ROLE OF TEACHERS TODAY

Athens, August 30th 2013 

 Dear colleagues,

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) in cooperation with the World Federation of Teachers Unions (FISE) invites you to the international trade union conference on the topic:

«The role of teachers today, today’s school, public education, democracy in education»

The conference will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 -29 of October 2013.  Continue reading

Education

 Education workers, supported by their trade unions, are giving a hard battle to achieve improvements in public education and working conditions provoked by the stubbornness of many capitalist governments, companies and institutions to achieve the privatization of education, in solving the crisis through wage cuts, unfair dismissal of teachers and other workers, reducing pay incentives, violating collective agreements, no respect for the dignity of workers and offering temporary jobs. Continue reading

1st May 2013

Message of FISE for the May Day, International Workers’ Day

            The Secretariat of FISE calls its trade unions-members around the world to honor the International Workers’ Day with mass militant events.

            FISE is an organization that struggles for the rights of teachers, as well as for the right of all children of the working class, farmers, self-employed, for the right of women to have access to education, to obtain class consciousness, to learn that without the struggles of the class-oriented trade unions they can not have achievements.  Continue reading