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CANADA the 1st October

Hi Frank,
As the Canada retiree-members rep for our provincial union I've generated support for Oct 1st actions in defiance of right wing cuts to the very public services our members deliver and which our members who are older persons rely on.
I'll take photos.
Stephen Seaborn

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1st October

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF STRUGGLE FOR THE RIGHTS OF PENSIONIST AND RETIRED PEOPLE (P&Rs)

October 1 was established by the UN as the International Day of Seniors, or also day of the Elderly. Since the creation of the International Union of Trade Unions (TUI) of Pensioners and Retirees of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), this date has become a global day of struggle against exploitation, for the requirement of a decent life based on the wealth that the working class produces every day with their work.

"Women's Strike" or Class Struggle for Real Equity

A few days ago, on June 14, a “women's strike” took place in Switzerland. This mobilization was directly related to the ITUC (the International Trade Union Confederation- a “tool” of the USA and the multinationals) event that followed on 17 June at the ILO titled “ILO in 21st Century”!
The main demands of the women's strike were: "Investments in the care Sector, recognizing the unpaid work of women at home and in society, zero tolerance of racial violence ...”

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