Worldwide Survey: Repression of union rights and economic freedoms across the globe

ITUC OnLine 113/080611 Worldwide Survey: Repression of union rights and economic freedoms across the globe – Survey across 143 countries – Americas still the deadliest region – Seeds of Arab Spring in worker’s repression and ignoring economic rights. Brussels/Geneva, 8 June 2011 (ITUC Press): Colombia and the Americas maintain the …

International Women’s Day: New Report Shows Second Wave of Global Crisis Hurting Women

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 053/070311 International Women’s Day: New Report Shows Second Wave of Global Crisis Hurting Women Brussels, 7 March 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Women are facing higher unemployment, underemployment and reduced working hours as a second wave of the global economic crisis impacts female employment, reveals a …