Yet again, a union leader has been brutally murdered in Guatemala for her trade union activities. The ITUC roundly condemns the assassination of trade unionist Brenda Marleni Estrada Tambiento.
Guatemala: Union leader assassinated
World Refugee Day: Refugees WelcomeWorld Refugee Day this year highlights the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. Trade unions from across Europe and throughout the world have been at the forefront of welcoming and ensuring safe haven for refugees, and for their integration into the workforce.
New global poll: Workers in the digital economy deserve the same rights as workers in the real economyTechnology itself is not a threat to decent work – it is how it is managed and in whose interest that matters, said international labour unions ahead of an OECD Ministerial meeting on the Digital Economy in Mexico.
French Labour Law – Support from CFDTThe ITUC-affiliated French labour confederation CFDT has re-affirmed its support for the labour law being proposed by the French government, having strongly criticised the government’s initial proposals for reform.
Turkey: European and International Trade Unions Demand Immediate release of DISK General SecretaryEuropean and international trade union organisations have expressed their shock and anger at the news that Arzu Çerkezoğlu, General Secretary of their Turkish affiliate DISK, has been arrested at Istanbul airport as she was about to take a flight to Germany to visit a relative in hospital.
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