ITUC OnLine: Young workers call on G20 Labour Ministers to tackle youth unemployment

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 059/070512 Brussels, 14 May 2012 (ITUC OnLine): ¬†Since the economic crisis began, the unemployment rise has hit young people particularly hard and threatens long-term growth potential. Breaking into the particularly damaging cycle of high and rising youth unemployment is necessary to “buy time” …

Joint Declaration Concerning the G20 Summit in Seoul

The economic crisis that struck the world in 2007-2009 is evidence of the failure of neoliberal financial globalisation, which has dominated the world for the last several decades, propelling financialisation, labour flexibalisation, market liberalisation, free trade, and privatisation. Large-scale financial capital has using speculation and economic bubbles to accumulate great …