Youth Employment, Job Rights Keys To Economic Recovery, Says New Un

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, JOB RIGHTS KEYS TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY, SAYS NEW UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 1 2012 12:05PM With youth accounting for more than one-third of the world’s 200 million unemployed, Guy Ryder, the new Director-General of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO), has called for programmes that …

Workers’ Rights Endangered in Greece

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine Workers’ Rights Endangered in Greece Brussels, 7 February 2012 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has condemned the attacks on workers’ rights in the current demands being made of the Greek government by the European Union and the IMF . The international trade union movement …

Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Workers mobilise to demand decent jobs – Action in 60 countries Brussels, 7 October (ITUC OnLine): With unprecedented public demand for decent jobs, and pressure mounting on banks and the finance industry, the 2011 World Day for Decent Work today features over 400 actions …

Trade Unions Call for Action on Biodiversity

Brussels, 20 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Maintaining biodiversity is a central issue for working people and their communities around the planet, including through the creation of decent jobs, protection of livelihoods and ensuring resilience to climate change, according to the ITUC in its submission to biodiversity talks currently underway in …

World March of Women in Bukavu: Massive Trade Union Mobilisation to End Violence Against Women

Launched for the first time in 2000, the World March of Women (WMW) is set to close its third edition from 14 to 17 October 2010 in Bukavu, in the province of South Kivu in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A vast global movement mobilising groups and organisations fighting for …