ITUC Supports “Occupy” Movement

Brussels, 16 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement has added its support to the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, for the day of action planned on 17 November in the US and several other countries. In a video message of solidarity and support, ITUC General Secretary Sharan …

ITUC General Council Sets Agenda for Global Action in 2012 – ITUC OnLine

ITUC General Council Sets Agenda for Global Action in 2012 Brussels, 21 October 2011 (ITUC OnLine):  The ITUC General Council, meeting at Elewijt near Brussels this week, has set out priorities for global trade union action through to the end of 2012, with a determination to fight back against 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 …

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 …