Nicaraguan trade unionist to speak at international seminar in Birmingham

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 25 August 2017

UNISON's West Midlands Region will be holding a one day seminar - 'Solidarity Breaks Chains' on Saturday 30th September from 9.30am - 3.30pm. The seminar, which will focus on the promotion of international solidarity, will take place at the UNISON Office, 24 Livery Street, Birmingham and lunch will read more

Learn Latin American Spanish - new classes start in September

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 24 August 2017

NSC's Latin American Spanish classes will commence on Monday 11th September and will last for twelve weeks until Monday 27th November. 5.30 - 6.30: New Beginners 6.30 - 7.30: Beginners Plus / Elementary 7.30 - 8.30: Elementary / Intermediate New students are very welcome to try both levels on the read more

Union leader speaks on proposed Nicaraguan Interoceanic Canal

NSCAG News | on: Thursday, 24 August 2017

On 21st August, Tortilla con Sal interviewed Domingo Perez, General Secretary of public sector union UNE, about the proposed Interoceanic Canal. During the wide ranging interview, Domingo spoke about the importance of the proposed Canal to the labour movement in Nicaragua as follows:- 'In the first place, from the point read more

Trade Unions, Government and Private Sector Ratify Increase in Minimum Wage

NSCAG News | on: Friday, 18 August 2017

A minimum wage increase agreed in February by Nicaragua's tripartite commission, comprising unions, government and the private sector has been ratified and will be implemented from 1st September. The increase amounts during the year to 8.25%. The National Minimum Wage Commission further agreed to a revision in the second week read more

Nicaraguan and British teachers discuss techniques and strategies for language teaching

NSCAG News | on: Tuesday, 8 August 2017

On Sunday, the delegation from the NUT taking part in the teacher exchange with Nicaragua split into groups in order to work with teachers in local schools in Managua, Esteli, Granada, Carazo and Chinandega. Before setting off, the teachers took part in workshops with a group of 60 Nicaraguan read more

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