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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 >>

New ITUC report exposes hidden workforce of 116 million

Monday, 18 January 2016, 1:50 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

New ITUC report exposes hidden workforce of 116 million in global supply chains of fifty companies More >>

ITUC Backs UN Migrant Call

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 8:22 am | International Trade Union Confederation

The ITUC has backed a UN call for Europe to accept, initially, up to 200,000 migrants and for European countries to work together to handle the massive inflow of people from the Middle East and Mediterranean. UN High Commissioner for Refugees António ... More >>

Trade unions call on IFIs to act on anti-inequality rhetoric

Friday, 11 April 2014, 5:11 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

A statement issued today by the ITUC and its Global Unions partner organisations in advance of this weekend’s Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank (Washington, 11-13 April) calls on the international financial institutions (IFIs) to take concrete ... More >>

Moroccan government must learn from trade union mobilisation

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 2:13 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

Following the peaceful march held by the united trade union front UMT-CDT-FDT in Casablanca on Sunday 6 April, the ITUC has urged the Moroccan government to delay no further in listening to the workers' message. More >>

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Friday, 7 March 2014, 11:32 am | International Trade Union Confederation

ITUC Statement on International Women’s Day 2014: No more words – it’s time for action. More >>

Zahir Belounis given exit permit to leave Qatar

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:24 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and FIFPro are delighted to hear Zahir Belounis' ordeal will soon be over. Having finally received his exit visa on Wednesday (November 27), the French-Algerian footballer is now free to leave Qatar. More >>

Calls for ILO Standard on Gender-based Violence at Work

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 2:57 pm | International Trade Union Confederation

The ITUC is calling for a new international Convention on gender-based violence at the workplace, as the world observes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women today. More >>

 

 

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