01 | 04 | 2020

The COVID pandemic should be a final wakeup call.

Mr Asaf F Vardag President,Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General  Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) ,   Malik Ali Umar Awan President Mr Faysal Abbas  Secretary General Pakistan National Federation of Trade Union (PNFTU) Ch Tariq Javeed President Peoples Trade Union Workers Federation (PTUWF)  express their concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Cataract an Daily Wage workers in all over the Country  They said that more than 14 peasant movements across South Asia, which include peasants, small and medium-size farmers, rural women and youth, Indigenous Peoples, migrant and...

AITUC takes serious note of the gloomy situation for several crore  of workers , who are migrant/ contract/casual / daily earners to run their kitchens in the wake of lock downs of 75 districts resulting out of Covid – 19 spread.  The address of the Prime Minister was too late and too little without any commitments on the part of government for necessary financial package, for necessary...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, the militant voice of more than 100 million workers in 132 countries, expresses its support and internationalist solidarity with the teachers in Sri Lanka who went on a countrywide strike on February 26th, 2020. The impressive participation of 95% of the teachers reveals the total agreement and unifying of all teachers with the fair demands that are expressed...

Bangkok has seen a historic moment today as a new workers’ union has been launched.

Working people on the city’s metro and rail system have come together to form the Metro and Rail Transport Workers' Union (MRTU) and held their first general meeting at the offices of the State Railway Workers’ Union of Thailand (SRUT).

The MRTU represents workers in Siemens Mobility Company Thailand, and has...

The government has continued to file charges against trade union leaders, and organising or joining a union in garment factories and other sectors is becoming increasingly difficult and dangerous. Anti-union discrimination is rampant. 

With Cambodia being a major beneficiary under the EBA, the partial withdrawal is a test for Europe’s trade policy and its impact on human rights.

The ETUC...

CP VietnamA solemn meeting was held in the capital city of Hanoi on February 3 to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), with the participation of leaders, former leaders of the Party, State, and revolutionary veterans.

While recalling the 90-year glorious history of the CPV, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong noted with pride the great...

Dear comrades of AIUTUC,

PAME, a member of the WFTU, sends a greeting to your Congress on behalf of the class unions in Greece and wishes you success in your work. Unfortunately, the political developments that have been taking place in Greece lately, and the General Strike that we are preparing for mid-February in Greece will not allow us to attend your Conference.

Dear comrades, please...

Seaweed thrives in warmer climates where a significant portion of the world’s developing countries are concentrated.

“Seaweed can be up to four times more productive in Indonesia than in Japan,” says Joni Jupesta, who holds a PhD in management science and technology, and studies the use of seaweed in Indonesia. According to the expert, the process of photosynthesis is more efficient in this part...

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing more than 97 million workers in 130 countries, salutes the demonstration which was organized yesterday in Indonesia by the WFTU affiliate, KASBI with Indonesian Alliance workers (GEBRAK) against the government’s program on Omnibus Labour Act, in the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia.

The international class-oriented trade...

The World Federation of Trade Union salutes the astounding and spectacular massiveness of the great All-India General Strike, against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which took place yesterday January 8th, 2020.

The WFTU affiliates lead the struggles of Indian workers against the anti-labour policies of Modi’s government and decisively contributed to the organization of the unprecedented...

CITUCentre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) salutes the working people of India who have risen as one to challenge the Modi government’s anti worker, anti people and anti national policies through the unprecedented general strike and rural bandh on 8th January 2020.

While the industrial workers across sectors all over the country went on strike, the peasants and agricultural workers massively responded...

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