Public education systems in Pacific plagued by commercial activity, new EI report finds

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Asia Pacific Regional Women’s Committee Calls for Ratification of C190 2019-12-05 [BWI]

Release RCEP text immediately, say unions 2019-11-07 [IndustriALL]

Young workers in Asia-Pacific planning ahead 2019-11-06 [IndustriALL]

Teachers in Pacific feel the strain amid commercialization of education 2019-10-22 [Radio New Zealand International]

Public education systems in Pacific plagued by commercial activity, new EI report finds 2019-10-18 [Education International]

Education unionists in Asia-Pacific put forward recommendations to advance SDG4 and professional teaching standards 2019-10-09 [Education International]

Pasefika union leaders call for urgent climate action 2019-09-26 [PSA-Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi]

Melani Anae: 'We said we weren't going to take it anymore' 2019-09-15 [Radio New Zealand]

IndustriALL affiliates in Asia-Pacific to mobilize for fairer trade 2019-08-29 [IndustriALL]

AsiaPac airlines and unions: strikes rarer than other regions 2019-08-09 [CAPA]

UNI Apro joins Asia Pacific Trade Unions to raise key concerns over latest RCEP negotiation 2019-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

Asia-Pacific unions urge governments to ensure trade deal meets union demands 2019-07-03 [IndustriALL]

Asia-Pacific unions call for day of action for trade justice 2019-06-21 [IndustriALL]

Has Fiji’s democracy decayed into a police state? 2019-06-10 [Equal Times]

Canned tuna brands found failing to combat slavery in supply chains 2019-06-03 [Reuters]

Tuna Brands Failing to Tackle Modern Slavery 2019-06-03 [The Maritime Executive]

Pasifika women face institutional racism, discrimination and pay inequality 2019-05-29 [Radio New Zealand]

Region calls for international action on copyright 2019-05-25 [EI]

World Press Freedom Day celebrated in the region 2019-05-20 [IFJ]

RCEP - trade unions seek consultation by the government 2019-05-03 [PSI]

Electrical workers unite against privatisation and outsourcing 2019-04-03 [BWI]

LGBTI organisations call for decriminalization of sex work 2019-03-25 [ILGA]

Fish sold in Australia being caught by modern-day slaves who are forced to spend months at sea 2019-03-14 [ABC]

NZ union keen to help Pacific RSE workers 2019-03-13 [Radio New Zealand International]

Asia-Pacific deadliest region for journalists 2019-02-20 [E tu union]

Australia Expands Pacific Labor Scheme to Win Influence in Region 2019-01-22 [jakartaglobe]

Horticultural industry and union at odds over migrant workers 2019-01-21 [Radio New Zealand]

Solomons' proposed wage hike marred by lack of consultation 2019-01-21 [radionz]

Do a public survey to get minimum wage feedback 2019-01-20 [sobserver]

Labour rally in Jakarta, Fiji march highlight global human rights issues 2018-12-10 [Asia Pacific Report]

Unions Demand Paid Leave for Survivors of Domestic Violence 2018-11-24 [PSI]

Asia Pacific Regional Safety Committee formed Organising in Hutchison Ports 2018-11-09 [MUA]

Asia Pacific Labor Unions Collaborate on Safety Concerns 2018-11-09 [Maritime Executive]

Thank you Shashi Bala Singh for your dedication to education, educators and students in Asia-Pacific 2018-10-18 [Education International]

South Pacific nurses forum to convene 2018-10-15 [NZNO-Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa]

Building more women education union leadership in the Pacific! 2018-09-11 [Education International]

2nd UNI Apro IT Organising Network Meeting, 27-28 August 2018, Hanoi, Vietnam 2018-09-09 [UNI Global Union]

Manila Youth Summit puts spotlight on young workers in Asia-Pacific 2018-08-13 [BWI]

No part of the world is immune from the threat of commercialisation of education 2018-08-13 [Education International]

Unions raise concerns at Bangkok Round of RCEP 2018-08-06 [PSI]

Seeing slavery in seafood supply chains 2018-07-26 [Science Advances]

French public servants in the Pacific assured salaries won't be touched 2018-07-12 [Radio New Zealand International]

Building power to make a difference 2018-07-05 [IndustriALL]

Caught 2018-05-31 [Fairfax media]

Trump considers re-joining Pacific trade pact he once spurned 2018-04-13 [New Indian Express]

With women, unions are stronger: No better time! 2018-03-08 [IFJ]

Economist still concerned about TPPA II's implication for working people 2018-02-21 [NZCTU]

No informed consent from nurses for CPTPP 2018-02-14 [Together]

Changing the TPP’s name doesn’t make it any better 2018-02-07 [UFCW]

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