ZCTU ALERT: Court Update: Trial of ZCTU President Peter Mutasa, Secretary General Japhet Moyo and 5 others over the 11 October 2018 demonstration. Cross examination of state witnesses ended today. Defence attorney to file application for discharge at the close of state case by the 8th of April. Ruling on the application for discharge to handed on 24 April at 11:15hrs at the Rotten Row Courts in Court 6




ITUC-Africa has followed the protracted campaign for a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. We rejoice with the NLC and Nigerian workers that after several delays and hiccups on the part of the Executive arm of government, a Bill for the promulgation of a new national minimum wage (...)

ITUC-Africa Protests Against Arrest of Sierra Leone Trade Unionists and Government Interference in Union Affairs

I write on behalf of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) representing over 17 million workers in 52 African countries to protest the arrest and detention of trade union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)

Commemorating the 2018 International Human Rights Day: Use the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) as a multilateral approach to drive a pro-rights based approach for migration governance

Today, 10th December is the International Human Rights Day and is also the 70th anniversary of the declaration of the Universal Human Rights Declaration as endorsed by the United Nations. Today is also the day that the United Nations’ Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is being signed in (...)

The best of WageIndicator - Autumn 2018

WageIndicator celebrates 100th Decent Work Check With the recent addition of Namibia, the 100th Decent Work Check has been published. The checklist, containing 49 questions divided over 13 workplace-related topics, compares national labour law with international labour standards. In this way, (...)

COP 24: The Highs, The Lows and What is to Come…

This week, all roads lead to Katowice - one of the oldest and historic coal mining towns in Europe. Thousands of people are flooding the town for what is described as the biggest annual conference. The 24th session of the Conference of Parties organized by the United Nations Framework (...)

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7th New Year School : In order to stop illicit financial flows for a structural transformation of Africa, trade unionists roll up their sleeves.

Around US $ 50 billion is lost by Africa every year through illicit financial flows, which, according to Global Financial Integrity (GFI) estimates, are growing at an astounding rate of 20.2 percent annually. A phenomenon that is in the agenda (...)
2017 Jan 30 - Feb 03 / New Year School Lome - TOGO
2019 Apr 09

Report of the 2019 Africa International Labour Conference (ILC) preparation meeting

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) conducted the preparatory meeting for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC). This year’s ILC will mark the centenary (...)