The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), issued yesterday in Berlin, gives renewed confidence that the world can still avoid catastrophic climate change with rapid and sustained cuts to carbon emissions.
Climate report shows job growth linkage with climate action
Increased attacks against workers in SwazilandThe International Trade Union Confederation has serious concerns over increased attacks and the deterioration of already existing fundamental rights deficits in Swaziland.
Trade unions call on IFIs to follow anti-inequality rhetoric with actionA statement issued today by the ITUC and its Global Unions partner organisations in advance of this weekend’s Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank (Washington, 11-13 April) calls on the international financial institutions (IFIs) to take concrete actions to follow through on their announced intentions to pay greater attention to employment and inequality issues.
Moroccan government must learn from trade union mobilisation of 6 AprilFollowing the peaceful march held by the united trade union front UMT-CDT-FDT in Casablanca on Sunday 6 April, the ITUC has urged the Moroccan government to delay no further in listening to the workers’ message.
New ruling from UN on forced labour is a warning to companies doing business with QatarThe International Labour Organisation (ILO) has sharply criticised Qatar over its use of forced labour, and called for major labour law reforms including urgent changes to the “kafala” employment system, domestic workers’ rights and compliance with international laws that allow migrant workers to join trade unions and bargain collectively for decent wages and protection at work.
Statement Statement by Global Unions to the 2014 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Washington, 11-13 April 2014 Report Economic Briefing #1 - 2014: The Future of Growth: Are we heading towards a lost decade? Report ITUC Global Poll 2013 - Building Workers´ Power Report ITUC Global Poll 2013 - Economic and Social Outlook Statement Statement by Global Unions to the 2013 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank