Tackling exploitation in global supply chains, campaigning against modern slavery and action for industrial transformation to reduce carbon emissions will be “frontlines” for action in 2015, following the ITUC’s annual General Council meeting which ended on 18 December in Brussels.
Supply Chains, Forced Labour and Climate Action top ITUC 2015 Agenda
ITUC: International Migrants DayThe ITUC is calling for fundamental changes in national and international migration policies as the world marks International Migrants Day today.
Lima climate conference deceives, but not the climate movementWith governments ending yet another Climate conference in Lima, Peru, the trade union movement has to express its deep concerns on the low path of ambition that has been shown by negotiators and this despite the communication efforts deployed by many to dress the Lima deal as a step in the right direction.
Paris draft deal puts workers’ future at riskThe ITUC expressed its deep concern that the current lack of ambition, in particular before 2020, as well as the absence of any reference to the need for a Just Transition and Decent Work for workers when moving towards a low carbon economy put the prospects for labour’s support of the Paris deal in a difficult position.
ITUC Statement on Human Rights DayToday, 64 years since the United Nations declared December 10 a Human Rights Day, the world is witnessing an unprecedented attack on one of the most fundamental human rights of all, the right to strike.
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