The world’s GDP has trebled since 1980, yet inequality is at historic levels. The neglected, too often hidden workforces of the richest companies in the world, have no job security and work long hours for poverty wages, very often in unsafe environments or with unsafe products.
ITUC May Day Statement, 2015
IFIs should make stronger push against global jobs deficit and inequalityOn the eve of the ministerial-level Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank taking place in Washington on 17-19 April, the ITUC calls on the international financial institutions (IFIs) to take measures for stimulating job creation in light of the IMF’s predicted slowdown of economic growth in emerging market and developing countries in 2015.
El Salvador Facing $300m Claim from Mining Multinational under ‘ISDS’The ITUC has described a $300m claim against El Salvador by an Australian/Canadian mining conglomerate as an example of the worst excess of corporate greed.
Zimbabwe: ITUC Supports ZCTU Protest ActionThe Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is organising demonstrations on 11 April 2015 involving its six regional centres of Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Mutare, Masvingo and Chinhoyi.
Kenya: Garissa University College AttackThe ITUC has joined its Regional Organisation ITUC-Africa in expressing its outrage at the vicious attack by Al Shabaab terrorists which left more than 140 people dead and some 80 injured.
Statement Statement by Global Unions to the 2015 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Washington, 17-19 April 2015 Statement ITUC Statement on International Women’s Day 2015 Trade Union Guide ITUC Organising Academy 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