Two years after the deaths of more than 1,100 workers in the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, the compensation fund for their families and for the thousands injured is still US $6 million short of the $30 million target.
Rana Plaza: Compensation for Victims of Industrial Homicide Still Short of Target
South African unions step up action against xenophobiaITUC-affiliated trade union centres in South Africa COSATU, FEDUSA and NACTU have pledged to step up action against xenophobia following violent attacks against foreigners in the country which have cost seven lives.
ITUC urges Guatemala to keep UN Commission Against ImpunityThe ITUC and its regional organisation in the Americas, TUCA, have urged the president of Guatemala to extend the mandate of the UN International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG).
ITUC May Day Statement, 2015The 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.
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.
Newsletter ITUC Newsletter #59 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 Report Economic Briefing #3 - 2014: Creating Quality Jobs and Inclusive Growth: The Role of G20 Leadership