Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV)

  • October – November 2020

    340th Session of the Governing Body

    What are the main topics in the agenda of the 340th Session of the ILO Governing Body? Find out more here...

  • COVID-19 Pandemic

    COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  • International Journal of Labour Research

    The Future of Work: Trade Unions in Transformation

    It has become harder for trade unions in both developed and emerging countries to protect the rights of workers and working conditions, as shown not only in the reduction of unionization, but also the fall in the labour share of income in most countries. The question therefore remains, to what extent do trade unions need to transform themselves in order to serve their members as effectively in the future as they have in the past?