Category Archives: Labour Rights

Urgent Action: Ecuador dissolves teachers’ union

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The Ecuadorian government has ordered the destruction of the country’s national teachers’ union.

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Just Film Festival 2016

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Pop the popcorn and dim the lights – the Just Film Festival 2016 arrives Feb 11-13. For complete information and to buy tickets visit

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Standing Up for Labour Rights in Medellin, Colombia

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The Frontlines delegation spent a day and a half in Medellin, Colombia – most of it in the company of FENALTRASE – Antioquia, the provincial branch of the national federation of state workers. We have been working together with FENALTRASE … Continue reading

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Victory in Nicaragua! National Assembly passes Violence against Women Law

Posted on by Kyla

CoDev’s Nicaraguan partner, MEC (Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) and the wider women’s movement in Nicaragua achieved a significant victory in January 2012 when the National Assembly voted to bring into legislation a Law Against Violence Against … Continue reading

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A changing role for Cuba’s unions in the new economy

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Guest Blogger: Larry Kuehn: Director, BCTF International Solidarity Program – one of CoDev’s Canadian Partners. The Cuban government announced last year that 500,000 workers currently employed by the state—approximately 10 percent of the Cuban workforce—will lose those jobs over the … Continue reading

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