Boycott call ‘doing a good job’

Union news in March has seen the leader of the Israeli trade union movement, the Histadrut, say that the global campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel is “doing a good job all over the world.” The Gaza Truck Drivers Union called strike action against the Israeli decision on 2 March to permanently close…

Study tour to the Middle East

The ACTU’s overseas aid agency, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, has announced its next Study Tour to the Middle East, to go in April 2011.  Many Australian unions actively support APHEDA’s work in the Middle East, and this will be a prime opportunity for your union to send a delegate to learn about the important humanitarian work…