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

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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 …

UN Labour Chief Highlights Need for World Economy to Focus More on Needs of Society

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New York, Jun  6 2012 11:05AM The head of the United Nations labour agency today told a major work forum that the world economy has focussed too much on finance and too little on the needs of society. “There has been too much ideology in defining policies and too little …

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

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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” …