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International Domestic Workers’ Day: Democracy And Decent Work For All Domestic Workers

Sunday, 16 June 2024, 4:30 am | ITUC

The ITUC demands democratic workplace rights for all domestic workers as it stands in solidarity with them this International Domestic Workers’ Day, More >>

Democratic Workers’ Rights Crumbling: 2024 ITUC Global Rights Index

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 6:45 pm | ITUC

The 2024 ITUC Global Rights Index makes for difficult reading – a clear and urgent wake-up call that the democratic values and fundamental rights agreed upon by most countries at an international level are crumbling. More >>

World Day Against Child Labour 2024: Urgent Action To End Child Labour

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 4:21 am | ITUC

“We urge all nations to improve their implementation of ILO Convention 182, on the worst forms of child labour and we urge the ratification of Convention 138 on Minimum Age by the 11 governments who have not yet done so”. More >>

Hong Kong: ITUC Condemns Prosecution Of Trade Unionists And Activists

Thursday, 6 June 2024, 4:45 am | ITUC

The ITUC strongly condemns the mass conviction of trade unionists and civil society activists in Hong Kong under the repressive National Security Law (NSL). More >>

Solidarity With Palestinian Workers

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 8:05 am | ITUC

The ITUC and Global Union Federations have reconfirmed their solidarity with Palestinian workers during a mission to the West Bank this week. More >>

Ukraine: ITUC Solidarity Visit

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 4:51 am | ITUC

“Thousands have been killed, many more have been forced to flee, and thousands more live in areas temporary occupied by the aggressor where violations of international law, including the right to freely choose one’s trade union, are a daily reality. More >>

ITUC Statement: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia And Transphobia 2024

Friday, 17 May 2024, 4:39 am | ITUC

To mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), trade unions pledge to organise, advocate and educate to counter the far-right, misogynist and anti-LGBTQI+ backlash at work, in society and globally. More >>

Argentina: Why We Stand In Solidarity With The Trade Unions In Their Fight For Democracy

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 4:47 am | ITUC

ITUC General Secretary Luc Triangle said that the Argentinian government is targeting the rights of the most vulnerable sectors of the population and key trade union rights, such as collective bargaining, that support greater fairness and equality in society, ... More >>

ITUC Calls For "systemic Shift" At UN Financing For Development Forum

Friday, 3 May 2024, 4:35 am | ITUC

The ITUC demands substantial changes in global financial strategies to better meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), after the conclusion of the United Nations’ Financing for Development Forum (FfD Forum). More >>

May Day 2024: Trade Unions For Democracy

Monday, 29 April 2024, 4:31 am | ITUC

The ITUC For Democracy campaign is about trade unions acting now to stop the alarming decline of democracy, and the simultaneous rise in attacks on workers’ rights. More >>

Myanmar: Khaing Zar Aung Expresses ”Honour And Sadness” For Global Rights Prize

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 2:32 pm | ITUC

Khaing Zar Aung told the ITUC: “I receive the 2024 Arthur Svensson prize with great honour and sadness, because while I am awarded, the working people of my country suffer." More >>

International Workers’ Memorial Day 2024: Action For Climate-Related Workplace Hazards

Monday, 22 April 2024, 7:52 am | ITUC

There is an urgent need for emergency preparedness to be integrated into workplace safety policies, in democratic consultation with workers’ trade unions. More >>

USA: Historic Union Victory At Volkswagen Factory An “Inspiration For Democracy At Work”

Sunday, 21 April 2024, 6:39 am | ITUC

The ITUC congratulates the workers at the Volkswagen car plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA for their historic vote to join the United Auto Workers (UAW). More >>

Argentina: ITUC Condemns IMF’s Praise Of Milei’s Disastrous Economic Policies

Saturday, 20 April 2024, 5:18 am | ITUC

The ITUC criticises the IMF’s endorsement of the austerity measures taken by the Argentinian President which have led to widespread social turmoil. The IMF and the other International Financial Institutions must support policies that strengthen, ... More >>

ITUC Just Transition Centre Wins Leading Sustainability Award

Saturday, 20 April 2024, 4:24 am | ITUC

The WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award is a non-profit organisation with the aim of presenting the world’s leading sustainability prize since 2000 to individuals or organisations that make important contributions towards a greener world. More >>

ITUC Report: Trade Unions Demand Reform To Address Global Sovereign Debt Crisis

Thursday, 18 April 2024, 2:45 pm | ITUC

To coincide with a series of major global financial meetings, the ITUC has released a key report recommending immediate action, comprehensive reform and deeper trade union involvement in sovereign debt policy at all levels. This month sees the Spring ... More >>

ILO Agreement On Living Wage Definition “A Leap Forward For Social Justice”

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 6:54 am | ITUC

The agreement is expected to foster greater coherence with ongoing national and international initiatives aimed at defining, estimating and delivering living wages. More >>

ITUC Condemns Terrorist Attack On Moscow Concert Venue

Sunday, 24 March 2024, 6:31 am | ITUC

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) expresses its strongest condemnation of the heinous attack at a concert venue near Moscow on 22 March, which resulted in the tragic loss of at least 115 lives, with many more wounded. This act of terrorism, ... More >>

Racial Justice For Democracy: International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 6:00 am | ITUC

Standing to fight all forms of discrimination, including anti-migrant and anti-refugee sentiments, trade unions around the world are calling for a New Social Contract. More >>

EU Reforms: A Step Forward For Trade Union Rights In New Forms Of Work

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 6:52 am | ITUC

The ITUC welcomes two, new historic EU directives on platform work and corporate sustainability and due diligence. Although they do not fully meet the needs of working people, they are a step in the right direction. The directive on platform work introduces ... More >>





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