The International Trade Union Confederation representing 181 million workers in national trade union centers in 163 countries, extends its solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have declared an indefinite hunger strike to protest against violations of human rights inside Israeli Prisons.
ITUC stands in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners
Inequality and insecurity at work can kill, warns ITUCDivisive employment practices and increasing insecurity at work are fuelling a worldwide epidemic of work-related ’diseases of distress’, the ITUC has warned today, the International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers. The union-led 28 April memorial day has become the biggest health and safety event in the world.
Brazil General StrikeThe ITUC has expressed its full solidarity with the workers of Brazil, as a general strike involving all the country’s trade union confederations take place today.
ITUC 2017 May Day StatementThe achievements of generations of working people, celebrated on May Day, are under continuous and systematic attack, as powerful multinational corporations and a handful of immensely wealthy people are writing the rules of the global economy. Governments are in retreat, pandering to the ultra-rich and failing in their duty to ensure decent work for all and an end to poverty.
Kazakhstan: Statement of the ITUC Pan-European Regional CouncilThe 11th Executive Committee of the Pan-European Regional Council debated the continuing trade union rights violations in the Republic of Kazakhstan and unanimously condemned repression against leaders of the Confederation of the Independent Unions of Kazakhstan, its forced deregistration and non-respect of the fundamental principles of freedom of association in the country.
Letter Brasil: Death of former First lady Marisa Leticia Report Investing in the Care Economy Report ITUC Frontlines Poll 2016 - Special Topic: Global Supply Chains Report ITUC Frontlines Poll 2016 - Special Topic: Wages and Inequality Report ITUC Special Briefing - The Global Refugee Crisis