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The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Solidarity Centre and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) are taking multidimensional approaches to reduce gender-based violence by ensuring countries ratify the International Labour Organisation’s Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work.
7 Oct
To address the 575 million global jobs gap and to formalise at least half of informal jobs by 2030, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has called on every government to develop jobs plans as the only way to reach the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal 8.
19 Mar 2020
With some 90,000 people in dozens of countries currently infected by the COVID 19 virus, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is calling for urgent measures to ensure that workers
19 Oct 2018
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has condemned World Bank’s publication on the ‘World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work’.  Expressing her disappointment, the ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow said the report seeks to deliver a few highly questionable and simplistic policy messages about the need to deregulate business and alleviate it of…
10 Apr 2018
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has launched a new web platform to help protect migrant workers from abusive employment practices.  The web platform provides migrant workers with peer-to-peer reviews about recruitment agencies in their country of origin and destination. The Recruitment Advisor, developed by the ITUC with support from the ILO Fair Recruitment initiative,…
24 Jan 2017
Commenting on the findings of the report, the ITUC General Secretary, Sharan Burrow, said: “The G20 has committed to increase women’s employment, and the results of these two reports show that...
2 Aug 2016
The Nigeria Labour Congress has called for the development of tools that would end corporate greed, which has led to the impoverishment of the working class and slow improvement in the standard of living of citizens.
12 Jul 2016
The sentencing of the President of the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), Han Sang-gyun, to five years in prison by the South Korea has drawn the ire ...

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