Category: International

German workers win right to 28-hour week following industrial action

Collective deal covers around 900,000 metal and engineering workers but is expected to prompt changes across Germany and in other industries.  Click here to read more.

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CSC: Blockade obsolete and Illegal says EU representative

Europe has told the US many times that “the blockade is not the solution,” said Federica Mogherini during a conference in Havana on 3 January.  Click here to read more.

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German workers strike for right to two-year, 28-hour working week

More than 15,000 workers down tools at 80 companies as part of metalwork union’s campaign to improve work-life balance.  Click here to read more.

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Cuban MPs receive warm welcome in Westminster

Six Cuban National Assembly members (MPs) visited Britain as part of an Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) exchange in November.  Click here to read more.

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Another summons but will Dow attend the Bhopal court?

Ms.Amy Wilson, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel at The Dow Chemical Company, is summoned to the Bhopal Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court on November 15th.

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Victory for campaign against Open University ban

Thanks to the persistent campaigning of CSC members, affiliates and supporters the Open University has reversed its discriminatory policy of barring Cuban students from studying at the institution.  This campaign victory comes as a direct result of the actions taken

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Parliament Lobby Day 2017

Join PSC on Wednesday 22nd November from 12pm-6pm for our National Lobby of Parliament for Palestine.  Click here to read more.

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TPP trade deal talks move forward despite Canada wobble

Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed a new framework to revive the proposed trade deal, following the US withdrawal earlier this year.  Click here to read more.

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Why does the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement include asbestos?

A Free Trade Agreement signed by Canada and Ukraine, which came into effect recently includes asbestos.  Click here to read more.

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World Votes to Lift Blockade on Cuba as US, Israel Vote ‘No’

The vote was 191 to 2 in favor of lifting the 55-year-old U.S. blockade on Cuba.  Click here to read more.

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