New facts about employee ownership in April 2014

EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2014 Listed and non-listed companies It was sometimes told, based on the observation of specific examples, that non-listed employee-owned companies could have been more resilient than others through the financial crisis. Employee-owned companies might have fared better. This idea is even a cornerstone of the British …

From the Guardian: Green groups walk out of UN climate talks

Environment and development groups protest at slow speed and lack of ambition at Warsaw negotiations John Vidal and Fiona Harvey in Warsaw Thursday 21 November 2013 The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/nov/21/mass-walk-out-un-climate-talks-warsaw —- Environment and development groups together with young people, trade unions and social movements walked out of the UN climate talks on …

Keep up pressure on governments for the ratification of the Domestic Workers Convention

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) 082/150612 ITUC OnLine Keep up pressure on governments for the ratification of the Domestic Workers Convention Brussels, 15 June 2012 (ITUC OnLine): On the first anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, trade unions around the world are stepping up their campaign to …

Public Hearing In The European Parliament

PUBLIC HEARING IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Brussels – 22 March 2012 (*) A European policy for employee ownership and participation I am delighted to invite you to a public hearing in the European Parliament, about: “A European policy for employee ownership and participation”. The hearing will take place on March …

Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay Brussels, 14 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement expressed its disappointment as climate negotiators in Durban had agreed a platform to continue negotiations, but without any guarantees that will make …

ITUC OnLine: UN Rio+20 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs, Poverty and the Environment

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 201/281011 UN Rio+20 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs, Poverty and the Environment Brussels/New York, 27 October 2011(ITUC OnLine): With precarious jobs, unemployment and inequalities rising around the world, the international labour movement today formally tabled its proposals < http://www.ituc-csi.org/rio-20-trade-unions-submit-their.html>to the secretariat of the sustainable …

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 on FSB to address financial transaction tax – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 180/031011 Trade unions call on FSB to address financial transaction tax Brussels, 3 October 2011 (ITUC OnLine): As the Plenary of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) meets today in Zurich, international trade union organisations have submitted their priorities for the FSB current programme of …

Statement by the Commonwealth Trade Unions Group to the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of the Government Meeting – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 138/150711 Statement by the Commonwealth Trade Unions Group to the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of the Government Meeting (CHOGM) (Perth, Australia, 28-30 October 2011) Brussels, 15 July 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The statement published today by the the Commonwealth Trade Unions Group sets out a …