The ITUC has expressed deep concern over moves to install Bahrain’s Shaik Salman as President of FIFA. Salman has been accused by Bahraini human rights defenders of complicity in the detention and torture of footballers and other athletes in the bloody crackdown launched by Bahrain’s rulers in 2011.
Frontlines” campaigns on three main global issues in 2016 – Climate Justice and Industrial Transformation, Taming Corporate Power in Supply Chains and Eliminating Slavery – were endorsed at the 15th meeting of the ITUC General Council in São Paulo last week.
Trade unions have welcomed some of the practical steps taken by the G7 Employment and Development Ministers at their meeting in Berlin on 12-13 October to implement the G7 Leaders Summit commitment from June to work towards ensuring “responsible supply chains.”
“For several decades Indonesia has operated a comprehensive system of minimum wage fixing that has proven to be compatible with strong economic growth, increased employment, high levels of investment and declining poverty.”
- Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary -
24-25 October 2015 - Singapore
13th Meeting of the ITUC-AP Regional General Council
26-30 October - Brussels, Belgium
ITUC Planning Week
11-12 November 2015 - Casablanca, Marocco
General Council of Arab Trade Union Confederation (ATUC)
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