Global job losses may get worse over poor support
The world is on the cusp of witnessing monumental income crisis, and massive job losses not seen in decades amid poor support for government and employer actions.
ITUC decries IMF opposition to minimum wage
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has condemned the opposition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the existence of minimum wage across the world.
ITUC elects Wabba president, Burrow returns as scribe
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), has elected the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, as its president. ITUC also re-elected Sharan Burrow as its General Secretary, at its just-concluded fourth World Congress that took place in Copenhagen, Denmark
ITUC flays World Bank report on changes in global work conditions
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has condemned the World Bank’s publication of the ‘World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work’. Expressing her disappointment, the ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow said the report is more intent on delivering a few highly questionable ....
ITUC scribe, Brazil trade union pay solidarity visit to Lula in prison
The General Secretary of International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Sharan Burrow, and President of Brazil’s largest trade union centre, popularly called, ‘Unified Workers' Central (CUT)’, Wagner Freitas, have visited former Brazilian President Lula da Silva, at the Curitiba police prison.
ITUC urges World Bank to scrap ‘doing business’ rating report
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has urged the World Bank to discontinue its ‘doing business’ report. The global trade union argued that the acknowledgment by the World Bank’s chief economist that the institution’s ‘doing business’ report unjustly downgraded the policies .....
ITUC charges IFIs to support social protection expansion for workers
The International Confederation of Trade Unions (ITUC) has urged International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to help boost workers’ incomes around the world by supporting a strengthening of weakened...
ITUC seeks investment in infrastructure to boost employment generation
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...
ITUC lauds ILO convention for domestic workers, seeks better deals for protection
The introduction of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 189 has led to more than 15 million orkers having access to improved rights and protection at work, the International Trade Union Confederation...