The ITUC has described FIFA President Joseph Blatter’s position as untenable, with the indictment by US authorities of nine FIFA officials and five company executives on corruption charges, and the launch of a criminal investigation by the Swiss Attorney-General’s Office.
FIFA President’s Position Untenable
IMF should stop attacks against pensions and workers’ rights in GreeceThe ITUC has attacked the IMF over its hard-line stand on Greece, including its demands that the Greek government should dismantle workers’ rights. The global union body expressed its strong support to its affiliated organisation in Greece, GSEE, at a moment when unreasonable austerity and deregulatory reform demands could force the country to default to the IMF as early as next month.
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FIFA Election: ITUC, with Arab-country Trade Unions, Backs Prince Ali on Human Rights CommitmentsThe International trade Union Confederation is calling on FIFA delegates to support Jordan’s Prince Ali in next week’s election for FIFA President, following Ali’s re-affirmed commitment on labour and other human rights. The other two challengers to incumbent Joseph Blatter, Luis Figo and Michael van Praag have withdrawn from the race.
Cambodian Government Set to Further Weaken Labour Rights and Export Workers to QatarCambodia’s plans to further reduce its weak labour protections have come under attack from the ITUC and Global Union Federations. A series of new measures, being developed behind the scenes by the government, would further restrict rights for the country’s impoverished workforce.
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