Others News: IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS

   IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS Roberto Savio* Rome,  July 2013 – At the last summit of European heads of state in Brussels at the end of June, the main theme was youth unemployment, which has now reached 23% of European youth (although it …

LONG-TERM IMPACT OF YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CRISIS COULD BE FELT FOR DECADES, WARNS UN REPORT

 An estimated 73 million young people will be out of work this year, according to a new United Nations report that says the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades and <“http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_212917/lang–en/index.htm“>calls for creative and wide-ranging policy solutions to address the problem.<i><“http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_212423.pdf“>Global Employment Trends for …

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” …

G20 Employment Task Force Kicks Off With ‘64 Million Jobs’ Challenge To Prevent Double Dip Recession – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine G20 Employment Task Force Kicks Off With ‘64 Million Jobs’ Challenge To Prevent Double Dip Recession Brussels, 15 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international union movement has warned the first meeting of the G20 Task Force on Employment in Mexico City that a failure …

ITUC OnLine: Progress on Jobs As G20 Puts Real Economy Back in the Race

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 204/041111 Progress on Jobs As G20 Puts Real Economy Back in the Race G20 Calls for a Global Strategy for Growth and Jobs Cannes, 4 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement said “the G20 is back”. Leaders have engaged again with …

ITUC Welcomes President Obama’s Jobs Speech – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) Brussels 9 September 2011 (ITUC OnLine): ITUC Welcomes President Obama’s Jobs Speech “I reject the idea that we have to strip away collective bargaining rights to compete in a global economy. We shouldn’t be in a race to the bottom, where we try to offer …

G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 106/250511 G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs Brussels, 25 May 2011 (ITUC OnLine): This week’s G8 Summit of World Leaders must deliver leadership to end the global jobs crisis, according to the world’s trade unions. Over 30 million people who lost their jobs …

G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 067/230311 G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track Continued failure to tackle jobs crisis Further social unrest likely due to policy failures Destructive finance sector bonus culture left untouched Brussels, 23 March 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions are demanding a fundamental change in direction from …