Category Archives: International

Miami Five hero, Fernando González, to speak at CSC AGM......

Mabeldon Place, London, Saturday, 16 June 2018, 10:00am, Miami Five hero, Fernando González, to attend AGM.  Click here to read more.

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CSC: New Cuban parliament has 53% women MPs......

Cuba completed the second stage of its general elections on 11 March with the election of a new National Assembly of 605 deputies, and 1,265 delegates to the country’s 15 provincial assemblies. Continue reading

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28-hour week gains momentum in German unions’ push for flexible rights......

Key union’s achievement of new work-time model spearheads shift in how to face challenges of 21st century workplace. Click here to read more.

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Larry Herman’s CUBA PHOTO EXHIBITION......

Larry Herman, Social Documentary Photographer currently available to view at TUC Congress House (Marble Hall, Ground Floor)

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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. Continue reading

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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 by thousands of CSC supporters writing to the OU and to their MPs; the public statements and letters sent by trade unions with links to the OU, (the NUT, UCU, Unite and Unison); and the MPs who raised the issue with government ministers and in parliament. Without the constant pressure to expose OU policy, the bar would have continued without challenge. Continue reading

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