Extreme social divisions are exposed in the annual World Wealth Report which shows the super-rich are getting even richer, while the world’s poorest are left behind.
Unions and Global Fight Inequality Alliance: Growth in extreme wealth deepens social divisions
Colombia Peace Deal Heralds End of Five Decades of Conflict, War on Trade Unionists Must StopThe ITUC has welcomed the ceasefire agreement between Colombia’s government and FARC, which heralds the end of more than 50 years of conflict that has cost some 200,000 lives, 80 per cent of them civilians.
Guatemala: Union leader assassinatedYet again, a union leader has been brutally murdered in Guatemala for her trade union activities. The ITUC roundly condemns the assassination of trade unionist Brenda Marleni Estrada Tambiento.
World Refugee Day: Refugees WelcomeWorld Refugee Day this year highlights the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. Trade unions from across Europe and throughout the world have been at the forefront of welcoming and ensuring safe haven for refugees, and for their integration into the workforce.
New global poll: Workers in the digital economy deserve the same rights as workers in the real economyTechnology itself is not a threat to decent work – it is how it is managed and in whose interest that matters, said international labour unions ahead of an OECD Ministerial meeting on the Digital Economy in Mexico.
Report ITUC Frontlines Poll 2016 - Special Topic: Global Supply Chains Report ITUC Frontlines Poll 2016 - Special Topic: Wages and Inequality Report ITUC Special Briefing - The Global Refugee Crisis Statement Statement by Global Unions’ to the 2016 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank - Washington, 15-17 April 2016 Statement Joint statement on the official assessment of the sustainability compact