The ITUC has produced a briefing note on the UN Framework for Business and Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights

Business and Human Rights The ITUC has produced a briefing note on the UN Framework for Business and Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights. http://www.ituc-csi.org/business-and-human-rights.html   Swaziland: Excessive Violence Against Peaceful Demonstrators; Trade Union Leader Arrested The ITUC strongly condemned the way the Swaziland …

Listening to Occupy Wall Street

John  Fullerton is on the Ethical Markets Advisory Board and co-organized our TRANSFORMING FINANCE Statement. Join our many co- signers worldwide at www.transformingfinance.net.  – Hazel Henderson, Editor Listening to Occupy Wall Street I went down to Liberty Park Plaza this week (bought and renamed Zuccotti Park in 2006) to listen, to …

Democracy, Fundamental Rights and Freedoms at Risk in USA As Wisconsin and Other States Attack Unions

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 045/210211 Democracy, Fundamental Rights and Freedoms at Risk in USA As Wisconsin and Other States Attack Unions Brussels, 21 February 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Workers across the world are shocked to see the rights of teachers, health workers and other public employees attacked in the …

Egypt: ITUC Demands Mubarak Stop Violence

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 022/310111 Egypt: ITUC Demands Mubarak Stop Violence Brussels, 2 Febrary 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC is demanding that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to immediately stop the dramatically escalating violence being organised by his regime against peaceful demonstrators, including children, who are continuing to demand …