ITUC Global Webinar

Democracy at Work for All: Organising Informal Care and Platform Workers

📅 17 June 2024
📍🗺️ Virtual meeting
⏲️ 1:00 PM (CET) Check your time zone
🗣️ Interpretation available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Russian.


As trade unions around the world campaign #ForDemocracy, the ITUC is focused this month on how to win democracy where it is most urgently needed: at work. What does union organising look like for informal workers? How are unions confronting informality in growing sectors like care and platform work?

This panel will feature union leaders who are solving these problems with workers every day, including:

  • Everline Aketch, Organising 4 Power
  • Rashim Bedi, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA, India)
  • Yudy Aya, SINATRAP-AGREMIAR, (CTC, Colombia)
  • Bill Mutoro, Transport Workers Union of Kenya (COTU-K, Kenya)
  • Eva Maria Jimenez Lamas, CSC Brussels, (ACV-CSC, Belgium)

Discussants include:

  • Rob Wayss, Multilateral Partnership for Organising, Worker Empowerment and Rights (M-POWER)
  • Ruwan Subasinghe, International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
  • Jannette Armstrong, UNI Care (UNI)
  • Huma Haq, Public Services International (PSI)