Families and Workers lose as Governments cut key

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 128/230611 Families and Workers lose as Governments cut key services to pay off the banks Brussels, 23 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Workers and their families across the globe are at the end of savage cuts to the public sector, as Governments across the …

UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 123/140611 UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions and civil society allies are calling on this week’s UN climate meeting in Bonn to endorse a financial transactions tax to help meet …

Unions Worldwide Mobilise for Decent Work – ITUC OnLine

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 114/000611 Unions Worldwide Mobilise for Decent Work World Day for Decent Work 2011 Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): For the fourth year in a row, trade unions and labour rights organisations across the world will mobilise again on 7 October in favour …

G8 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs – ITUC OnLine

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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 …

Alliance of business and green groups supports Government announcement on carbon targets

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An alliance of the UK’s largest businesses and environmental groups welcome yesterday’s commitment to a legally binding target to reduce carbon emissions to 2027. They state that strong and clear action on climate change is essential for long-term economic growth, jobs and competitive advantage. In an open letter to the …

G20 Finance Ministers on Wrong Track

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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 …

ITUC OnLine – Investing in quality public services – the best alternative to austerity cuts

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Investing in quality public services – the best alternative to austerity cuts (Geneva, Switzerland), 15 October 2010 (ITUC OnLine): In the face of widespread cuts to public services, leaders of private and public sector trade unions, municipal governments and civil society groups have made the unprecedented joint commitment to work …

ITUC OnLine: Spotlight on Marissa Begonia (J4DW/Unite/TUC – United Kingdom )

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 106/020810 Spotlight on Marissa Begonia (J4DW/Unite/TUC – United Kingdom ) Domestic work: “The worst torture is not seeing your own children” Brussels , 2 August 2010 (ITUC OnLine):The adoption of an international Convention on Domestic Work and accompanying recommendation was approved in principle at …

THE CLIMATE PROSPERITY ALLIANCE

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THE CLIMATE PROSPERITY ALLIANCE is a global network of financiers, businesses, trade unions, NGOs and economic development agencies now changing the debate on climate.  Instead of wrangling about carbon emission caps and targets, the Climate Prosperity Alliance is turning the economic debate about “costs to the fossil fuel sectors” to …