International Trade Union Confederation

Gold Fields' South Deep Gold Mine and the NUM and UASA Reach Three-year Wage Agreement

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:17pm

WESTONARIA, South Africa, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields' South Deep Gold Mine and the NUM and UASA trade unions have concluded a three-year wage agreement for the period 1 March 2021 to 28 February 2024.

Key Points: 
  • WESTONARIA, South Africa, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields' South Deep Gold Mine and the NUM and UASA trade unions have concluded a three-year wage agreement for the period 1 March 2021 to 28 February 2024.
  • The parties believe that the agreement is in the best interest of employees and the mine's long-term sustainability.
  • Miners, Artisans and Officials will receive a wage increase of 6% in year 1, and 6% or CPI (whichever is the greater) in years 2 and 3.
  • "We wish to commend all parties involved (the NUM, UASA and the Gold Fields South Deep management team) for the constructive and harmonious spirit in which wage negotiations were undertaken.

Ideal Standard Workers Protest

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Today Ideal Standard\xe2\x80\x99s (Italia) employees joined by the three major Italian Union Organizations - Filctem Cgil, Femca Cisl, Uiltec Uil \xe2\x80\x93 have executed a protest rally during the event \xe2\x80\x9cTogether World Tour\xe2\x80\x9d produced by the Company.

Key Points: 
  • b'Today Ideal Standard\xe2\x80\x99s (Italia) employees joined by the three major Italian Union Organizations - Filctem Cgil, Femca Cisl, Uiltec Uil \xe2\x80\x93 have executed a protest rally during the event \xe2\x80\x9cTogether World Tour\xe2\x80\x9d produced by the Company.
  • The event also included the participation of several prominent Italian industrial designers and architects such as Palomba Serafini, to whom the Union organizations are asking to push the envelope in recognizing the extraordinary Italian know-how applied not just in the design process but also for the manufacturing sector, and to avoid collaborations and outsourcing in low grade and overall poor labor conditions Countries.\nLocated in Northern Italy, Ideal Standard (Italia) is a company operating in the Kitchen and Bath products design and manufacturing sector as one of the excellence of Italy.
  • Since years, the company has been subjected to a variety of acquisitions executed by several international private funds currently leads by the Australian-based Anchorage Capital and the British CVC Funds.\nThe Company is now facing a financial crisis not derived by its ability to perform and be always at the cutting edge of its industry, but because of the too often reckless financial technique well known under the definition of \xe2\x80\x9cLeveraged Buyout\xe2\x80\x9d.
  • The assets of the company being acquired are often used as collateral for the loans, along with the assets of the acquiring company.

Frank Vannelli Retiring After Distinguished 30-Year Career

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 9:57pm

MONTRAL, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc. ("LOGISTEC") announced today that Senior Vice-President, Commercial and Business Development, Frank Vannelli, will be retiring on February 19, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MONTRAL, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc. ("LOGISTEC") announced today that Senior Vice-President, Commercial and Business Development, Frank Vannelli, will be retiring on February 19, 2021.
  • Mr. Vannelli joined LOGISTEC in 2007, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in the maritime and international trade sectors.
  • Prior to joining LOGISTEC, Mr. Vannelli began his career with Cast Containers in Montral and with the Montral Port Authority, transitioning into several vice-presidencies in Montral, New York and Philadelphia with Hamburg-Sd North America.
  • Environmental services are offered through its subsidiaries SANEXEN Environmental Services Inc. and FER-PAL Construction Ltd.
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Montréal unveils an ambitious plan to reach its climate goals

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 9:05pm

MONTRAL, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ville de Montral is pleased to unveil its Climate Plan 2020-2030 today.

Key Points: 
  • MONTRAL, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ville de Montral is pleased to unveil its Climate Plan 2020-2030 today.
  • "Before the health crisis hit, the climate crisis was at the heart of our concerns.
  • In September 2019, Montral witnessed a historic march that brought together 500,000 people demanding concrete action to fight climate change.
  • Our plan will also enable Montral to meet its commitments and maintain its leadership role in the fight against climate change," declared Valrie Plante, mayor of Montral.

Montréal unveils an ambitious plan to reach its climate goals

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 8:50pm

MONTRAL, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -Ville de Montral is pleased to unveil its Climate Plan 2020-2030 today.

Key Points: 
  • MONTRAL, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -Ville de Montral is pleased to unveil its Climate Plan 2020-2030 today.
  • "Before the health crisis hit, the climate crisis was at the heart of our concerns.
  • In September 2019, Montral witnessed a historic march that brought together 500,000 people demanding concrete action to fight climate change.
  • Our plan will also enable Montral to meet its commitments and maintain its leadership role in the fight against climate change," declared Valrie Plante, mayor of Montral.

Canada concludes inaugural plenary of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence with international counterparts in Montréal

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 6:00pm

Realizing the full potential of AI that benefits all citizens requires international collaboration and coordination.

Key Points: 
  • Realizing the full potential of AI that benefits all citizens requires international collaboration and coordination.
  • The leaders shared their vision for GPAI to guide the responsible development and use of AI globally.
  • The plenary took place as part of the GPAI Montral Summit 2020, organized by the International Centre of Expertise in Montral for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence .
  • Canada and France, along with international partners, have worked together since June 2018, including through Canada and France's G7 presidencies, to develop and launch GPAI.

Giulia Barbucci elected new EESC vice-president with responsibility for the budget

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:05pm

She is committed to ensuring moderate and transparent management of the budget.

Key Points: 
  • She is committed to ensuring moderate and transparent management of the budget.
  • Gender equality is still an open issue within the EESC, the institutions and the European Union as a whole.
  • Giulia Barbucci has been working for CGIL, the largest Italian trade union, since 1989.
  • Between Rome and Brussels

    As the mother of two daughters, Giulia Barbucci divides her time between Rome and Brussels.

Proud Moments ABA Therapy Celebrates the Signature of A.10741, a Bill Allowing the State Education Department to extend Autism Therapist Permits for a Year

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:17pm

As a result, these therapists could not begin or continue to provide care for children.

Key Points: 
  • As a result, these therapists could not begin or continue to provide care for children.
  • Proud Moments, as the largest provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services in New York State, has been especially concerned about this problem.
  • So we are thrilled to announce today that Governor Cuomo has signed A.10741, a bill allowing the New York State Education Department to extend limited and provisional permits to ABA therapists (BCBAs and LBAs) for a year.
  • New York State is the epicenter of Proud Moments' clinical practice, with almost half of our BCBAs/LBAs practicing in New York.

Aéro Montréal launches International Aerospace Week - Montréal 2020, 100% virtual, from December 14 to 17, 2020

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:43pm

MONTRAL, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Aro Montral, Qubec's aerospace cluster, will kick off the International Aerospace Week - Montral 2020, in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the Palais des Congrs de Montral.

Key Points: 
  • MONTRAL, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Aro Montral, Qubec's aerospace cluster, will kick off the International Aerospace Week - Montral 2020, in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the Palais des Congrs de Montral.
  • From December 14 to 17, 2020, Aro Montral will bring together all the players in the Canadian and international aerospace industry for an unprecedented 100% virtual event.
  • Aro Montral will offer an innovative experience focused on the new realities of the industry.
  • The week will begin with the 7th edition of International Aerospace Innovation Forum, from December 14 to 15, on the theme of "Intelligent Travel Rethought."

Behavox Founder and CEO To Discuss Montréal As Growing Destination for Business and Technology Industry in Upcoming Webinar

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200914005036/en/
    Behavox Founder and CEO To Discuss Montral As Growing Destination for Business and Technology Industry in Upcoming Webinar (Photo: Business Wire)
    The webinar is titled Tech without borders: Erkin Adylov discusses the strategic investment in Montreal and beyond.
  • Adylov will discuss what makes Montral the ideal destination for expanding Behavoxs North American operations and global business strategy.
  • Behavox is the leading, end-to-end Data Operating Platform that enables organizations to aggregate, analyze and act on their internal data.
  • Behavox, founded in 2014, is headquartered in New York City, with offices in London, Singapore and Montral.