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ITUC appeals to President Poroshenko in support of Ukrainian Miners

Sharon Burrow  General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation has written to the President of Ukraine protesting at the failure to engage with the Ukrainian miners trades unions who are in a major dispute against pit closures.   322 more words

Ukrainian MIners

The ticking time bomb of Swaziland

(originally published on April 15 on the Fin24 platform)

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), campaigning groups and labour supporting members of the European parliament this month launched protests about the continued harassment and jailing of trade unionists and democracy campaigners in Swaziland. 664 more words

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2022 Qatar World Cup Final Date Announced, Will Be Held December 18th

FIFA sources have disclosed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Winter, with the Final coming on December 18th, which is also Qatar National Day.   516 more words

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Defend the right to strike

Trade union members across the world are being urged to show their support for the right to strike.

The International Trade Union Confederation says the right is under threat from employers and governments. 177 more words



ITUC management increases salary spend by 10% whilst reducing its workforce.

The ITUC is quick to criticize corporations and Governments, often those of emerging nations, but these days it appears that it wouldn’t have to go so far to find situations to critique. 532 more words


Workers' Rights, where are you?

The idea of this post came to me while browsing on the Malaysian site of the Business Insider on the Global Rights Index done by the International Trade Union Confederation, according to which both Malaysia (the country I am studying in) and Mauritius (my home land) have awful scores in terms of workers right. 680 more words