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Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV)

  • International Labour Conference

    104th Session of the International Labour Conference, 1- 13 June 2015

    Worker, employer and government delegates from the ILO's 185 member States will tackle a wide range of issues, including the transition from the informal to the formal economy, small and medium-sized enterprises and decent and productive employment creation, social protection (labour protection), the application of international labour standards, and programme and budget proposals for 2016-17.

  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work, 28 April 2015

    From Prevention to Protection of Workers: the role of Trade Unions

    The right on health and safety workplace is a fundamental human right and decent work implies safe work. As one of the key actors in the world of work, trade unions have an active role to play in building a culture of prevention on occupational safety and health, both at national and workplace levels.

  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    Safety and health at work: everyone has a role, know yours

    Today, 865 000 people will either die or be injured doing their job. Every year, 2.8 trillion US$ dollars are taken up by lost working time, treatment, compensation and rehabilitation of occupational injuries and diseases.

Key resources

  1. Newsletter

    ACTRAV INFO: May 2015

    27 May 2015

    ACTRAV INFO, A monthly newsletter produced by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV), No. 50, May 2015.

  2. Publication

    Trade Union Manual on Export Processing Zones

    17 November 2014

    The ILO Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) launched a new publication on Export processing zones (EPZ). The manual for Trade Unions responds to two challenges: Engaging in the policy debate with governments on EPZ policy and organizing workers.

  3. MNEs and Freedom of Association

    Multinationales Enterprises and Freedom of Association: Cases of the ILO Committee on Freedom of Association

    25 December 2014

    Provides an overview of the violations of freedom of association that originated in major multinational enterprises, summarizing the facts alleged by the unions, the Committee's recommendations and the subsequent result, with the aim of highlighting one more time the importance of the Committee and of the international labour standards in general, for protecting the fundamental rights of workers around the world.