ITUC General Council Sets Agenda for Global Action in 2012 – ITUC OnLine

ITUC General Council Sets Agenda for Global Action in 2012 Brussels, 21 October 2011 (ITUC OnLine):  The ITUC General Council, meeting at Elewijt near Brussels this week, has set out priorities for global trade union action through to the end of 2012, with a determination to fight back against the …

ITUC Welcomes President Obama’s Jobs Speech – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) Brussels 9 September 2011 (ITUC OnLine): ITUC Welcomes President Obama’s Jobs Speech “I reject the idea that we have to strip away collective bargaining rights to compete in a global economy. We shouldn’t be in a race to the bottom, where we try to offer …

American Sustainable Business Council: March 2011 Newsletter

ASBC Newsletter: March 2011 Dear Friends, As businesspeople, we find the current situation in Wisconsin and around the country deeply troubling. The argument that budget deficits can or should be reduced by eliminating collective bargaining is misguided, unsustainable, and the wrong approach to solving deeper, more systemic economic issues. Nor …

Global Wage Report Calls for Collective Bargaining, Minimum Wages and Social Protection

Brussels, 15 December 2010 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has welcomed the second Global Wage Report from the International Labour Organization (ILO).  “Today’s report reinforces what unions around the world have been saying about the economic crisis and the policy responses that governments need to put in place,” said ITUC General …