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.
9 Jul 2020
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.
11 Apr 2019
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.
13 Dec 2018
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
18 Oct 2018
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 ....
30 Aug 2018
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.
8 Feb 2018
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 .....
17 Oct 2017
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...
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...
21 Jun 2016
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...