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Taking action to climate-proof our work #CPOW

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 9:26 am | International Trade Union Confederation

People from around the world are participating in today’s international day of action to “climate-proof our work”. Together with their unions, workers from over 1,000 workplaces from dozens of countries are getting involved in the first ... More >>

ILO renews social contract with Centenary Declaration

Saturday, 22 June 2019, 12:46 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

The 100th Anniversary Conference of the International Labour Organisation has concluded with the adoption of two major instruments, a Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work , and a crucial new international Convention to tackle violence and harassment ... More >>

Democracy in crisis as brutal repression used to silence

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:03 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

New technology allows employers to avoid paying minimum entitlements and exclude workers from labour laws. More >>

Moving together for a New Social Contract

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 8:35 am | International Trade Union Confederation

Unions from around the world have taken to the streets of Geneva to demand an ILO fit for the 21st century. Thousands of trade union representatives, carrying the voice of the millions of workers they represent, showed their commitment to curbing ... More >>

ITUC condemns brutal suppression of protests in Hong Kong

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 11:16 am | International Trade Union Confederation

The ITUC has expressed outrage at the brutal suppression of protests against the proposed extradition law on 12 June. More than a thousand young people had gathered outside the Legislative Council to insist that the demands put forward by more than ... More >>

Outrage at murder of trade unionist in the Philippines

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 10:57 am | International Trade Union Confederation

The ITUC has condemned the brutal murder of Filipino labour organiser Leonides "Dennis" Sequeña. Men riding a motorcycle shot Sequeña in Cavite, Philippines while he was attending a workers’ meeting on Sunday 2 June 2019. He was pronounced dead after ... More >>

Working people are united in diversity

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:25 am | International Trade Union Confederation

Unions strive for a world of shared prosperity and free of discrimination, in which all people can live and work in dignity. On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the ITUC issues a rallying call for solidarity to triumph ... More >>

ITUC Welcomes Calls for Revitalised Social Contract

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 10:24 am | International Trade Union Confederation

ILO Future of Work Commission: ITUC Welcomes Calls for Revitalised Social Contract and Universal Labour Guarantee More >>

India: mass worker protests ahead of election

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 9:59 am | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 7 January 2019 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions are holding a two day nationwide general strike 8 - 9 January in opposition to further attacks on working conditions in India. The government is under pressure ahead of elections as ITUC affiliates ... More >>

COP24 closes with deal but not enough ambition

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:33 am | International Trade Union Confederation

The COP24 climate talks in Katowice closed following complicated negotiations. A deal was reached on the rulebook for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, but it lacks the urgency and ambition required to stop dangerous climate warming. “While ... More >>

eSwatini: Four Trade Unionists Severely Injured by Police

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:15 am | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 4 July 2018 (ITUC OnLine): More than 500 protestors at a peaceful march organised by the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) last week were brutally dispersed by the police with rubber bullets and stun grenades, simply for raising ... More >>

Complaint against EC for failing to uphold rights in trade

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 1:40 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

Complaint lodged against the European Commission for failing to uphold fundamental human rights in trade policy More >>

Angola: Salaries of Thousands of Public Workers Suspended

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 1:02 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 12 June 2018 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has called on the government of Angola to reverse its decision to suspend thousands of public sector workers’ salaries and has also called on the government to enter talks with trade unions. More >>

Important Legal Victory for ITUWA Union in Russia

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:55 am | International Trade Union Confederation

The ITUC has welcomed a decision of the Russian Supreme Court, overturning a 10 January ruling from the Saint Petersburg City Court which would have dissolved the Interregional Trade Union Workers’ Association (ITUWA), a member organisation of ... More >>

Migrants’ Rights under Threat with US Nomination to Head IOM

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11:06 am | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 21 February 2018 (ITUC OnLine): At the end of this year, member States of the United Nations will adopt a Global Compact on Migration (GCM), following a series of intergovernmental negotiations. A “zero draft” of the GCM was published ... More >>

Lula Conviction Further Undermines Democracy, Rule of Law

Friday, 26 January 2018, 1:30 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 25 January 2018 (ITUC OnLine): Trust in the rule of law in Brazil suffered a severe blow on Wednesday as an appeal court failed to provide former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva with a fair trial. The court ignored all evidence of Lula´s ... More >>

Australia: Police Raid on Union Offices a Media Stunt

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 8:32 am | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 24 October 2017 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has described raids by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on offices of the Australian Workers' Union as a shocking act by a supposedly democratic government. More >>

Just Transition principles must underpin the Future of Work

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 1:57 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 26 September 2017 (ITUC OnLine): G7 Labour Ministers are meeting in Turin (29 September - 1 October) to address the Future of Work as global anxieties about jobs and rising inequality between the one per cent richest people and the rest of ... More >>

Demand for the immediate release of DISK General Secretary

Saturday, 18 June 2016, 1:19 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

Brussels, 17 June 2016 (ITUC OnLine): European and international trade union organisations have expressed their shock and anger at the news that Arzu Çerkezoğlu, General Secretary of their Turkish affiliate DISK, has been arrested at Istanbul airport ... More >>

ILO conference takes a strong stand on future

Saturday, 11 June 2016, 8:31 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

ILO conference takes a strong stand on the future of work around global supply chains More >>

 

 

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