01 August 2010
This publication analyzes the weaknesses of political unionism in India through various dimensions. It proposes a new paradigm shift towards “service-based unionism”, suitable for the new working environment shaped by changing employment patterns and industrial relations dynamics and for meeting the interests of the workers, especially in the informal economy.
30 June 2010
30 June 2010
As part of programme on promoting a rights-based approach to labour migration and encourage trade union cooperation on this subject.
ILO/ACTRAV/Solidarity Centre Workshop on Promoting a Right-Based Approach to Labour Migration in Origin and Destination Countries
As part of our programme on promoting a rights-based approach to labour migration and encourage trade union cooperation on this subject, I am pleased to inform you that our colleagues from the trade union movement in Kuwait, KTUF – Kuwait Trade Union Federation, have kindly accepted to host a meeting in Kuwait City on 30 June – 1 July 2010. The meeting will be co-sponsored by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO/ACTRAV) and the Solidarity Centre of the AFL-CIO.
The IPEC Statistical Information and Monitoring Programme on Child Labour organised a discussion of surveys to gather data on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC). Representatives from Bangladesh, Mongolia, Cameroon and the Philippines met and presented CSEC pilot survey results using workplace-based and household-based approaches on 24-25 June in Cebu.
Keynote speech at the National Conference on Future of Industrial Relations and the Revision of Labour Code and Trade Union Law
01 April 2010
By Mr Kari Tapiola, Executive Director, ILO Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Hanoi on 1 April 2010
30 November 2009
This training workshop, “A3-52099: Trade Union Training on Climate Change Policies, Green Jobs & Decent Work”, is designed to enhance the understanding of trade unions on climate change policies and its linkages with ILO standards and policies for promoting Decent Work. The training is expected to contribute towards unions’ technical and organizational capacities for effective social dialogue for policy development and initiatives for decent work in ‘green economy’ and to promote greening & decent work in existing jobs.
19 November 2009
11 June 2009
Thailand’s State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation (SERC) has submitted a complaint to the International Labour Organization during the 98th International Labour Conference (ILC) presently in Session in Geneva, Switzerland. The complaint alleges the Royal Thai Government is breaching the Organization’s Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Convention (C-19). The complaint claims migrant workers from Myanmar working in Thailand have been denied access to the Social Security Office’s Workmen’s Compensation Fund following accidents in the workplace.