The ITUC has expressed serious concerns over intimidation of striking workers at the Maloma mine in Swaziland. Some 250 workers went on strike on 24 November, after the mine management refused to negotiate over a US$ 72 housing allowance with the Amalgamated Trade Unions of Swaziland (ATUSWA).
Heavily Armed Police Intimidate Striking Workers at ANC-owned Mine in Swaziland
Qatar Arrests 100 Striking Workers for DeportationThe ITUC has condemned Qatar’s arrest and planned deportation of around 100 striking migrant workers today as a gross violation of the most fundamental workers’ rights.
Gulf Countries: Increase Migrant Worker ProtectionLabour ministers from Gulf and Asian countries meeting on November 26 and 27, 2014, should improve labour law protection, reform abusive immigration policies, and increase dialogue with trade unions and nongovernmental groups, 90 human rights organizations and unions said today.
ITUC Condemns Terrorist Attack on Synagogue, Calls for CalmThe ITUC has condemned Tuesday’s bloody attack on a Jerusalem synagogue which left four worshippers and one police officer dead, and several others injured. The two perpetrators were members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine which, along with Hamas, praised the attack.
Attack on the General Secretary of the UGTT Tunisia: the ITUC expresses its condemnation and solidarityFollowing the physical attack on Houcine Abassi, the General Secretary of the Tunisian trade union confederation, the Union générale tunisienne du travail (UGTT), the ITUC condemns this unacceptable violence and once again expresses its full solidarity with the UGTT, the lynchpin of Tunisia’s successful transition to democracy.
Statement Creating quality jobs and Inclusive growth: the role of G20 leadership Report Economic Briefing #3 - 2014: Creating Quality Jobs and Inclusive Growth: The Role of G20 Leadership Statement Statement by Global Unions to the 2014 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Washington, 10-12 October 2014 Trade Union Guide Unions4Climate Action