Human and trade union rights : PROGRAMME AREA

Human rights are a concept that every human being has rights universal, inalienable, whatever the positive law or other local factors such as ethnicity, nationality or religion.

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The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa welcomes the recent announcement by the Qatar government to abolish exit permits for migrant workers. We commend the Qatar government for the obvious show of genuine commitment (...)
6 September 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;

Template on human and trade union rights incidence reporting format

Modèle de formulaire pour signaler des incidents de violation des droits humains et syndicaux
Keywords : Activities; Technical document; Human and trade union rights;

World Social Forum 2018

The World Social Forum has consolidated itself as an open space of horizontal and plural encounter for the democratic debate of ideas, the formulation of proposals, the free exchange of experiences and the articulation for effective actions by organizations and movements of the planetary civil (...)
12-17 March 2018 Salvador, Bahia, BRASIL Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Peace And Security; Migration;

2018 Survey Questionnaire on TRADE UNION RIGHTS VIOLATION

The ITUC has been exposing violations of trade union rights for more than 30 years. We publish this information on the website of the ITUC Survey and use it to develop the ITUC Global Rights Index which rates 140 countries on a scale from 1-5 based on the degree of respect for workers’ rights. (...)
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ZCTU Submission to the ILO High Level Mission on the Status of Implementation of CAS Conclusions 2016

Background The CAS Conclusions 2016 The Committee took note of the information provided by the Government representative and the discussion that followed on issues raised by the Committee of Experts. The Committee welcomed the Government’s indication that steps were being taken to harmonize (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe ; Human and trade union rights ; Reports ;

Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

Third item on the agenda: Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations. Report III (Part 1A)
International Labour Conference, 106th Session, 2017 Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Reports ;

“Hands-off Somali Trade Unions” says International Trade Union Community

The Global trade union movement has leapt to the defense of Somalia’s independent trade union movement, by telling Somali government and anti-trade union forces in Somalia to keep their “hands-off Somali trade unions”. Meeting in Vienna, Austria, at the annual General Council meeting of the (...)
2016 December 2 Somalia Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Somalia ;

Three Major Unions Merge to form 12,000-Member Union

HARBEL, Margibi – Three workers union in Liberia have merged into what is expected to be a stronger union to represent their members’ interests. The new union now has a membership of 12,000 workers from the Firestone Agriculture Workers Union of Liberia, the Golden Veroleum Workers Union, and (...)
Liberia Keywords : Newsletters ; Human and trade union rights ; Liberia ; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity ;
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Dear President Ramaphosa, On behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa - I convey to you our profound commendation and appreciation for the institution of national minimum wage in South (...)