The 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.
ITUC 2017 May Day Statement
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.
Fyffes Union Leader in Honduras Escapes Murder AttemptThe ITUC has expressed deep concern over a vicious attack against Moises Sanchez, leader of the Honduran agriculture trade union STAS, currently fighting multinational fruit company Fyffes for better working conditions.
ITUC Calls on Apparel Brands to Join Transparency PledgeThe ITUC has called on garment companies to sign a new supply chain Transparency Pledge launched today by a coalition of trade union organisations and NGOs.
Global Unions urge IFIs to contribute to a fair and sustainable global economyThe ITUC and its Global Unions partner organisations call on the Washington-based international financial institutions to adopt strategies that challenge the trend of increased income and wealth inequality in much of the world. The ministerial-level “Spring Meetings” of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank begin this Friday in Washington.
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