Multinational companies are putting the brakes on global growth with a business model built on low wages according to a new poll from the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) released at the OECD Forum in Paris, the annual meeting of high income developed economies.
OECD Forum warned of families living on the edge
ILO Supply Chains Debate a Test for Tackling PovertyThe debate over global supply chains at the annual International Labour Organisation conference starting this week will be a major test of commitment to the rule of law in the global economy, according to the ITUC.
ILO Conference: ITUC and ETUC Call for Support for RefugeesAs the annual conference of the International Labour Organisation starts this week in Geneva, the ITUC and the European Trade Union Confederation are calling on governments to support the right to safe haven and work for all refugees, as the world faces the greatest flow of refugees in 70 years.
Algerian Government Blocks Trade Union Mission to Western SaharaThe Algerian authorities have blocked an international trade union mission to Western Sahara, refusing to allow Arab Trade Union Confederation Executive Secretary Mustapha Tlili to enter Algeria on his way to Western Sahara.
Mauritania: Government Frees Anti-Slavery Activists and Convicts Slave OwnersThe ITUC has welcomed the release of anti-slavery activists and the recent sentencing of slave owners as steps in the right direction, but recognises that a long way to go remains for Mauritania – one of the worlds’ most egregious labour rights violators, known to be a lasting stronghold of traditional slavery.
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