INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLineClimate change is putting jobs at risk – governments must actBrussels,9 November 2014(ITUC OnLine): With a new round of the UnitedNations climate negotiations starting this monday in Warsaw, Poland, thelabour movement expressed its concerns on the impacts a low ambition climatedeal would mean for jobs globally.“Science is …

G20 Leaders Must Put People Before Bankers – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine G20 Leaders Must Put People Before Bankers Brussels, 31 October 2011 (ITUC OnLine): G20 leaders must meet the demands of working people at the G20 summit in Cannes on 3-4 November 2011 and deliver on their promises to reform the financial sector. As the …

G20 Finance Minsters face growing public anger for failing to reform financial system – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION – ITUC ITUC ONLINE G20 Finance Minsters face growing public anger for failing to reform financial system Brussels, 14 Octobre 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement said G20 Finance Ministers are coming under increasing pressure to create jobs, tackle public debt and reform the …

G20 Labour Ministers Need to Push for Job Creation – ITUC OnLine

110 million jobs needed to overcome emergency G20 Labour Ministers to spearhead co-ordinated action with Finance Ministers and Leaders Protection of workers’ rights and a Social Protection Floor critical elements of recovery Brussels, 21 September 2011 (ITUC OnLine):  A full scale jobs emergency confronts the G20 with 110 million jobs …

Families and Workers lose as Governments cut key

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 128/230611 Families and Workers lose as Governments cut key services to pay off the banks Brussels, 23 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Workers and their families across the globe are at the end of savage cuts to the public sector, as Governments across the …

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 …

IMF’s Strauss-Kahn backs ITUC analysis on global threat of unemployment and inequality

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 084/140411 IMF’s Strauss-Kahn backs ITUC analysis on global threat of unemployment and inequality Brussels, 14 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): As the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and G20 finance ministers meet this weekend to discuss the state of the global economy and …

G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION Publication from ITUC OnLine 039/170211 G20 Must Act for Jobs, Regulation and Financial Transactions Tax Brussels 17 February 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is calling on G20 Finance Ministers, meeting in Paris on 18 and 19 February, to take action to avoid a …

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 …