The ITUC has condemned yesterday’s barbaric terrorist attack in Tunis, which cost the lives of 19 people and left many more injured, and expressed its deepest condolences to all those affected.
ITUC Condemns Tunisia Terror Attack
Three quarters of world’s people want governments to act on climate changeOverwhelming support for government action on climate change puts leaders in the spotlight to agree a climate deal in December 2015 that will give the world a fighting chance to limit temperature rises to 2 ºC.
Honduras: Serious labour rights violations according to US Labor Department FindingsThe US Department of Labour has issued a damning 143-page report documenting widespread and serious violations of labour rights in Honduras. The findings are in response to a complaint filed in 2012 by the AFL-CIO and 26 Honduran unions and NGOs under the Labour Chapter of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
Mexico to ratify ILO Convention 98 on Collective BargainingInternational and regional trade union groups have welcomed a commitment by Mexican Secretary for Labour and Social Welfare, Alfonso Navarrete Prida, to ratify ILO Convention 98 and promote genuine collective bargaining. This is a first step to end the use of ‘protection contracts’.
UN Women and Uber – Selling Principles to the Lowest BidderThe ITUC has described an announcement by the United Nations gender body UN Women of a partnership with the Uber company to “create” a million jobs for women as undermining the very principles of the United Nations.
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