Forthcoming trade union events!

NSCAG News | on: Monday, 30 March 2015

We are going to be attending a number of trade union conferences over the coming months. This Easter weekend will see us at the NUT Conference in Harrogate. Do come and visit us on our stall to find out about current developments in Nicaragua. We also have read more

NSCAG supports British trade union statement in support of Venezuela

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 27 March 2015

The NSCAG has signed a statement issued by British trade unionists in solidarity with Venezuela. The statement has been issued at the request of the CBST (the equivalent of the British TUC) in Venezuela. The CBST is at the forefront of the 'Venezuela is not a threat; Obama read more

TUC Aid Backs Self-Employed Women in Nicaragua

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 13 March 2015

TUC Aid, in partnership with the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action group, is supporting self-employed women in Nicaragua to transform their circumstances through their union. The women, working in the informal sector and members of Nicaraguan confederation FNT’s newest affiliate, face marginalisation and outright discrimination. Wages are barely enough to cover read more

Minimum wage increases decreed by Government

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 5 March 2015

For the second year in a row, representatives of the government, business, and trade unions were unable to reach consensus on this year’s minimum monthly wage increase for ten sectors of the economy. The only agreement reached was to increase the minimum wage for workers in the small business sector read more

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