Jose Angel Bermudez, FNT National Coordinator FNT and the Challenges for 2011

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 28 March 2011

According to Jose Angel Bermudez, the National Coordinator of the FNT, the major challenges facing the Nicaraguan trade union movement during 2011 are to support the ongoing dialogue between the Sandinista government and the private sector over public investment, labour rights, working conditions and increasing the numbers of workers covered read more



Message from Domingo Perez

NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 26 March 2011

British Comrades: Please receive from the General Confederation of the National Union of Employees of Nicaragua (UNE-FNT) and from me personally, warm trade union greetings. We have learned that a right-wing political coalition has taken power in Britain, and is planning structural reforms. These reforms will negatively affect workers’ rights read more


Domingo Perez, General Secretary, UNE, Nicaragua solidarity message to UK workers


Unions, Government and Business Agree on New Wholesale Prices

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 25 March 2011

In a tripartite meeting with the Sandinista government and local business representatives last week the ATC rural workers trade union agreed on prices and distribution of basic goods in the rural sector of the economy. The ATC demanded that basic foodstuffs be sold at wholesale prices in order to supplement read more



Young, Nicaraguan and Organised!

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 4 March 2011

Straight from Managua NSCAG presents a film about the challenges and triumphs of Nicaragua’s trade unions. Perfect for branch showings, the film features special thanks to British unions affiliated to NSCAG for helping to fund new organising schools. The 1979 revolution led to the creation of over 3,000 trade unions, read more





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