The ITUC has condemned the imprisonment by the Bangladesh authorities of at least 26 garment workers, including several union representatives, for participating in strike action in favour of a living minimum wage.
Bangladesh: Dozens of Workers Jailed for Striking
Brazil: Inter-American Court Decision a Victory in Fight Against SlaveryThe ITUC has welcomed a call from the ILO’s Brazil office for land redistribution to combat forced labour in the country, following a landmark ruling by the Inter-American Court on Human Rights holding the government responsible for providing compensation to 125 slaves held at a ranch in Para State.
Kazakhstan: Repression of Independent Trade UnionsThe ITUC has written to the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, to demand the release of imprisoned trade unionists and an end to repression of the ITUC-affiliated Confederation of Independent Trade Union of Kazakhstan KNPRK and its affiliates.
Investing in Care in Emerging Economies – Jobs and Inclusive GrowthA new ITUC report released today shows the potential for jobs and economic growth of investing in care and physical infrastructure in emerging economies.
Davos: Global Alarm Bells Call for Emergency ResponseWorld trade union leaders at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos are calling for an emergency response to worsening inequality and economic insecurity.
Letter Brasil: Death of former First lady Marisa Leticia Report Investing in the Care Economy Report ITUC Frontlines Poll 2016 - Special Topic: Global Supply Chains Report ITUC Frontlines Poll 2016 - Special Topic: Wages and Inequality Report ITUC Special Briefing - The Global Refugee Crisis