G20 Employment Task Force Kicks Off With ‘64 Million Jobs’ Challenge To Prevent Double Dip Recession – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine G20 Employment Task Force Kicks Off With ‘64 Million Jobs’ Challenge To Prevent Double Dip Recession Brussels, 15 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international union movement has warned the first meeting of the G20 Task Force on Employment in Mexico City that a failure …

Spectre of Delay Haunts Durban’s Corridors

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 230/091211 Spectre of Delay Haunts Durban’s Corridors Crowd of workers, campaigners and activists gather for all-night vigil to keep UN climate talks alive Durban, 9 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is making a final call on Ministers attending the Durban …

ITUC OnLine: Progress on Jobs As G20 Puts Real Economy Back in the Race

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 204/041111 Progress on Jobs As G20 Puts Real Economy Back in the Race G20 Calls for a Global Strategy for Growth and Jobs Cannes, 4 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement said “the G20 is back”. Leaders have engaged again with …

ITUC Welcomes UN Social Protection Report – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine ITUC Welcomes UN Social Protection Report Brussels, 28 October 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has welcomed the recommendations of a new report “Social Protection Floor for a Fair and Inclusive Globalization”, presented this week to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon by former President of …

Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries Brussels, 7 October (ITUC OnLine): With unprecedented public demand for decent jobs, and pressure mounting on banks and the finance industry, the 2011 World Day for Decent Work today features over 400 actions …

Unions Worldwide Mobilise for Decent Work – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 114/000611 Unions Worldwide Mobilise for Decent Work World Day for Decent Work 2011 Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): For the fourth year in a row, trade unions and labour rights organisations across the world will mobilise again on 7 October in favour …

ITUC Calls on UN Human Rights Council to Adopt Principles on Business

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 112/250511 ITUC Calls on UN Human Rights Council to Adopt Principles on Business Brussels, 27 May 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The UN Human Rights Council should adopt “Guiding Principles” on business and human rights, as set out in a report from UN Special Representative John …

G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 106/250511 G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs Brussels, 25 May 2011 (ITUC OnLine): This week’s G8 Summit of World Leaders must deliver leadership to end the global jobs crisis, according to the world’s trade unions. Over 30 million people who lost their jobs …

ITUC Condemns IKEA Anti-union Discrimination Practices in USA

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 088/260411 ITUC Condemns IKEA Anti-union Discrimination Practices in USA Brussels, 27 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): As a follow-up to its meetings on multinationals held in Washington D.C., the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) representing 175 million workers in 151 countries and territories is alarmed …